John Jenkins

John has more than thirty five years of commercial real estate experience building organizations while developing and implementing investment strategies on a national scale. Prior to joining 42 Real Estate, John co-founded and was a partner at Mayfield Properties. From 2010 – 2018 Mayfield successfully executed a strategy of acquiring and harvesting value from 8 million square feet of industrial real estate in the southwest and southeastern United States. John was engaged in all phases of the investment cycle and was directly responsible for capitalizing the investments and maintaining lender and equity partner relationships. John began his career in public accounting and in 1983 began working in commercial real estate. After working for several local developers John joined Trammell Crow Ventures and was responsible for a $1 billion portfolio as a Portfolio and Regional Manager. After Trammell Crow, John spent 15 years as a Partner at Macfarlan Capital Partners and President of Macfarlan Real Estate Services. John structured and played a key role in more than $1 billion in transactions with both institutional and high net worth partners at Macfarlan.

John has been married to Alecia for 38 years and loves to travel with their three children and other friends and family. John has served on the boards of The Momentous Institute, Salesmanship Club of Dallas, The Hope Center, Cambridge School of Dallas and has leadership roles with the ATT Byron Nelson Golf Tournament while also serving as Lay Leader of University Park United Methodist Church. Teaching, golf and skiing are some of John’s favorite things to do.

Favorite Movies

  • True Grit
  • Tin Cup
  • To Kill a Mockingbird
  • Remember the Titans
  • Caddyshack

Favorite Books

  • The Bible
  • The Boys in the Boat
  • The Match
  • Daniel Silva Novels
  • Team of Rivals

Favorite Desserts

  • Coconut Cream Pie
  • Apple Pie
  • Chocolate Chip Cookies
  • Blue Bell Vanilla

Favorite Artist or Band

  • George Strait
  • The Rolling Stones
  • The Beatles
  • Michael Buble
  • Adele

Favorite Album

  • George Strait 50 #1 Hits
  • Jimmy Buffett's Greatest Hits

Favorite Song

  • Amarillo by Morning
  • Brown Eyed Girl
  • Hotel California
  • Troubadour
  • Remember When