John Artope

EVP & Market Leader

As executive vice president of SRS Real Estate Partners and market leader for the Orlando and Tampa 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, Berkshire Hathaway Automotive, BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse, Chicken Guy!, Del Taco, El Felix, Havertys, Ida Claire, JCPenney, Lowe’s, Panda Express, Pinstripe’s, RV Retailer, Sephora, Shake Shack, Sixty Vines, Superica, The Container Store, The Optimist, Toojay’s, Top Golf, Whiskey Cake
  • Disposition Clients – Asbury Auto, Cypress Equities, Lifeway, Seritage Growth Properties

SRS in the News

APR 18, 2019

The Dallas-based company paid $2.7 million for site.

Ida Claire Jacksonville LLC bought the closed Mimi’s Cafe property on an outparcel…


FEB 19, 2019

Breaking: Lake Nona to launch region’s first autonomous vehicle solution

Southeast Orlando’s growing Lake Nona neighborhood will announce today that it’s getting one…


FEB 07, 2018

SRS Real Estate Partners Promotes Schooler

SRS Real Estate Partners promoted Cindy Schooler to senior vice president and co-market…


Press Releases

MAY 19, 2020

SRS Real Estate Partners Opens Las Vegas Office; Taps Leading Retail Real Estate Professional to Lead

DALLAS (May 19, 2020) – SRS Real Estate Partners is pleased to welcome Frank…


MAR 24, 2020

SRS Real Estate Partners’ National Net Lease Group Adds More Than $200 Million of New Activity as Net Lease Proves Its Resiliency

Newport Beach, Calif. (March 24, 2020) — SRS Real Estate Partners’ National Net…


MAR 18, 2020

SRS Real Estate Partners Congratulates CoStar Power Broker Award™ Winners

DALLAS (March 18, 2020) –SRS Real Estate Partners (SRS) is proud to congratulate ten…