Managing Principal, Signature Group | Restaurants
John Few joined SRS’ Newport Beach office as a partner with our Southern California leadership team in 2019. With more than 27 years focused on restaurant and entertainment real estate, John has experience on both the brokerage and the retailer side, making him an invaluable asset to the Signature Group.
John was a co-founder and managing partner of the Staubach Restaurant & Entertainment Group with Staubach Retail. Having returned to SRS, John is building a team of specialists focused on restaurant and entertainment while partnering with Mike Rielly in Los Angeles to continue growing the Signature Group across the country.
John’s most recent position was founder and partner of The Sequoia Restaurant & Entertainment Group. He spent more than 16 years with the company providing real estate development consulting and brokerage services to premier, high-volume restaurant and entertainment companies across the U.S. Prior to that, John worked as the director of real estate and business development for Disney Regional Entertainment, a division of the Walt Disney Company that focuses on the creation of location-based entertainment concepts including ESPN Zone, DisneyQuest, and Club Disney. John also worked with PepsiCo where he handled corporate real estate for Taco Bell and Chevys Fresh Mexican Restaurants. He has an extensive client history including Lazy Dog Restaurants, Yard House Restaurants, The Hillstone Restaurant Group ,The Alicart Restaurant Group (Carmine’s and Virgil’s Real Barbecue), Hard Rock Café International, Handcrafted Restaurants (Monkeypod Kitchen by Merriman), Il Fornaio America, Paul Martin’s American Grill, Red O Restaurants, and International Smoke by The MINA Group.