John Mackris MAI, MRICS, CCIM, joined Newmark Valuation & Advisory in 2017 as a senior managing director and the market leader for Illinois, Missouri and Kansas. John is also the National Practice leader for the Retail/Regional Mall group. Based in the firm’s downtown Chicago office, John leads a staff of professional appraisers who provide valuation services throughout the Midwest.
A highly experienced appraiser, John has prepared and performed valuations and market analyses on a broad range of properties that include super-regional malls, lifestyle centers, neighborhood and community shopping centers, single-tenant retail, manufacturing, warehouse and flex industrial facilities, low-to-high rise office buildings, apartment complexes and large mixed-use developments as well as vacant land. Additionally, he has performed specialized real estate valuation and market studies on auto dealerships, restaurants, bank branches, manufactured home communities, theaters, mini-storage facilities, convenience stores, medical offices and residential land subdivisions.
John has completed valuations and market studies on proposed, partially completed, renovated and existing properties. He has carried out valuations for mortgage financing, tax appeals, investment counseling, potential sales and purchases, leasehold and rental analysis, and feasibility analysis. Clients have included commercial banks, developers, corporations, individual property owners, public agencies, insurance companies and legal firms.
Prior to Newmark, John worked for over 19 years in the Chicago office of Cushman & Wakefield, most recently as an executive director and co-leader of the Midwest retail specialty practice. Prior to C&W, he worked as a senior appraiser for Terzo & Bologna, Inc. in Southeast Michigan.
- Member, International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)
- Member, Chicago Real Estate Council (CREC)
- MAI designation, Appraisal Institute
- Member, Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS)
- Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM)
- Certified general real estate appraiser in the states of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, Texas and Wisconsin
John earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from the University of Michigan – Ann Arbor.