John Rutherford is a director with Newmark Knight Frank based in the firm’s Jacksonville, Florida, office. In this role, he focuses on multifamily brokerage and investment sales in the North/Central Florida markets with a focus on Jacksonville. John joined Newmark Knight Frank from a local Jacksonville firm, where he had led a multifamily brokerage team to record company sales levels and had ranked number one in the company in multifamily sales.
John pivoted to multifamily real estate after serving in a number of positions within the corporate real estate industry, including co-leader of a property management investment firm; operations and financial analyst; and regional sales and marketing specialist for industry-leading, national property management companies. This wide-ranging experience has given John the opportunity to collaborate with some top industry minds to push greater innovation in the commercial real estate market.
John is a participant in various North Florida philanthropic endeavors and is an active board member of non-profit organizations, including Beyond90 and As It Should Be.
John earned a Bachelor of Science degree in management from the University of Florida.