John Artope

EVP & Market Leader

As Executive Vice President of SRS Real Estate Partners and Market Leader for the Orlando, Tampa and South Florida 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 for an array of retail clients. John has been active in commercial real estate since 1984, specializing in tenant representation, development, strategic site-selection planning, portfolio dispositions and acquisitions. He has executed time efficient, regional and national strategic expansion plans for a variety of retail and restaurant companies, resulting in substantial savings to his clients.

John directs SRS' Florida operations and serves as the company's President of the Executive Committee and is a member of the Board of Directors.


  • Trammell Crow Company Top Producer - 1990-1996
  • Staubach Retail Services and SRS Top Producer - 2004, 2005, 2008, 2009, 2010


  • Southern Methodist University - Bachelor of Science - Business Administration

Community/Personal Information

John is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers and serves on the planning committee for local ICSC events in Central Florida.

Client Experience

  • Retail Clients - AMC Theatres, Dave & Buster's, Havertys, JCPenney, Lifetime Fitness, Lifeway Christian Stores, Minus 5 Ice Lounge, Pinstripes, Shoppers World, The Container Store
  • Restaurant Clients - BJ's Restaurants, CiCi's Pizza, Cooper's Hawk Winery, Corner Bakery Café, Kona Grill, Marlow's Tavern, Red Robin, Sbarro, Texas Roadhouse, Tony Roma's
  • Disposition Clients - Asbury Automotive, AutoNation, Coggin Honda, CSW-Oviedo Development LLC, CVS/pharmacy, Cypress Equities AutoGroup, GSSW Real Estate Investments, Moran Capital, Radisson Resort

SRS in the News

JUN 28, 2017

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JUN 19, 2017

Susquehanna Growth Leads $8M Series A in Buildout

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NOV 11, 2016

SRS Real Estate Comes to Boston, Jonathan Lapat Hired

SRS Real Estate boosted its northeast footprint by opening an office in Boston. The Dallas,...


JUN 13, 2017

SRS Real Estate Partners Welcomes Senior Vice President in Orlando Office

DALLAS (June 13, 2017) – SRS Real Estate Partners is proud to welcome Kevin Yaryan...


MAY 22, 2017

SRS Real Estate Partners Opens New San Diego Office

Newport Beach, Calif. (May 22, 2017) – Continuing the rapid growth seen over the past...


DEC 22, 2016

SRS Real Estate Partners Welcomes Research Consultant

ORLANDO, FLA. (December 22, 2016) – SRS Real Estate Partners welcomes Jessica Schielka as research...