John Artope

EVP & Managing Principal

John Artope

As executive vice president of SRS Real Estate Partners and market leader for the Orlando, Tampa, and Fort Lauderdale offices, John represents regional and national retail tenants in all aspects of site selection, strategic planning, and retail development.


John has an extensive record of achievement in providing comprehensive commercial real estate solutions with a specialty in multi-market, multi-unit expansion plans. He has been active in commercial real estate since 1984, with experience in landlord representation while at Trammell Crow Company for nine years, national corporate real estate while at CEC Entertainment for five years, and tenant representation, and portfolio dispositions with SRS Real Estate Partners since 2002.

John has extensive knowledge of all Florida markets, in addition to solid relationships with the predominant regional and national landlords and development companies. His focus is working with big box, junior box, restaurant, and disposition clients. John currently serves on the Board of Members for SRS Real Estate Partners.


  • SRS Top Producer – 2004, 2005, 2008 – 2019
  • CoStar Power Broker 2010 – 2016
  • Chain Store Age Power Broker – 2014
  • Trammell Crow Company Top Producer – 1990-1996


  • Southern Methodist University – Bachelor of Science – Business Administration

Community/Personal Information

John is an active member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC). He is also the licensed real estate broker for the state of Florida for SRS Real Estate Partners.

Client Experience

  • Tenant Rep Clients –  AMC Theatres, Asbury Auto, Benihana, Berkshire Hathaway Automotive, BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse, Del Taco, Havertys, Ida Claire, JCPenney, Mexican Sugar, Panda Express, Pinstripe’s, Salt Grass Steakhouse, Shake Shack, Sixty Vines, Smokey Bones, The Container Store, TOCA Social, Toojay’s, Top Golf, True Foods, Velvet Taco, Whiskey Cake
  • Disposition Clients – Asbury Auto, Cypress Equities, Seritage Growth Properties

Contact Information

200 S Orange Avenue
Suite 1300
Orlando, Florida 32801

D: 407.902.2621
M: 407.590.8585
FL License No. BK3172617

SRS in the News

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Press Releases

JAN 03, 2023

Savills, SRS Real Estate Partners Announce Acquisition of SRS Lease Administration

NEW YORK (January 3, 2022) – Savills Inc. and SRS Real Estate Partners,…


DEC 19, 2022

SRS Real Estate Partners Expands Retail Real Estate Services Offerings in Louisville, Kentucky

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JUL 27, 2022

SRS Real Estate Partners Closes First Transaction from Expanded International Alliance with Savills

DALLAS (July 27, 2022) – The expanded strategic alliance announced last year between…