Vice President-Development & Asset Management
John O’Neal is Vice President of Development & Asset Management for Hartman Income REIT. Mr. O’Neal is responsible for new office development projects in Dallas and Houston as well as managing leasing activities, in-house leasing agents and 3rd party leasing agents for Hartman’s Dallas portfolio. Mr. O’Neal is responsible for generating new office development opportunities including market analysis, site identification, underwriting, due diligence, site acquisition, financing, planning, marketing, leasing, hiring architects, engineers and contractors and managing construction. Mr. O’Neal has successfully represented development projects in front of the City Council, Zoning and Planning Commission, city staff, community organizations as well as federal, state and county agencies. Mr. O’Neal has profitably completed retail and office developments including two LEED-CS Gold office buildings. Mr. O’Neal also manages the Dallas leasing team comprised of 9 leasing agents representing 6 office buildings, 4 retail centers and 3 flex properties consisting of 2 million square feet and representing a market value of approximately $250 million.
John O’Neal has completed over $1.5 billion in development, leasing and financing transactions during his career. Prior to joining Hartman Income REIT, Mr. O’Neal opened the Austin office for Thomas Properties Group, Inc. (NYSE: TPGI) and was responsible for all development and leasing activities at Four Points Centre, a 2 million square foot, $400 million mixed-use development. Prior to TPGI John O’Neal was Director of Finance for Prentiss Properties Trust (NYSE: PPT) in Dallas where he structured debt financing transactions totaling $680 million and worked with major shareholders and the Wall Street analysts covering the company.
Mr. O’Neal is a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) and a licensed Broker by the Texas Real Estate Commission. Mr. O’Neal attended The University of Texas at Austin and graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Finance. John O’Neal is located in Hartman’s Dallas office. Mr. O’Neal is married and has two children.