People

John Leslie

Director


Biography

John Leslie is a Director at Cushman & Wakefield Capital Services. Previously, he was Director – Capital Services at Massey Knakal Realty Services. Cushman & Wakefield acquired Massey Knakal on December 31, 2014.

Earlier, John worked at CapitalSource Finance where he was a commercial real estate underwriter for loan pools and single-property transactions. He was responsible for modeling properties, preparing internal presentations, and facilitating closings. In 2011, John closed $105 million in loans, including a shopping mall and a self-storage facility. Over the five years at CapitalSource, John helped structure and roadshow two commercial real estate CDOs, assisted with the acquisition of Freemont General in which CapitalSource Finance became CapitalSource Bank and was part of a team that originated $350 million in CMBS securities. John was also part of a team that acquired MainStreet Lender which further established the SBA lending team at CapitalSource.

Additionally, John is an Emergency Medical Technician for the Eastchester Volunteer Ambulance Corps. He is the first responder for medical emergencies in his community and is responsible for training new volunteers.

John received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Colgate University.

Education

-Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, Colgate University