About John

Real estate guidance

John Jessie advises clients in the acquisition, disposition, leasing, development and financing of commercial and general real estate transactions.

With a comprehensive practice guiding clients in warehouse, industrial, multi-family portfolios, mixed-use projects and agricultural properties, John understands and appreciates a client’s needs from many perspectives.

Admitted in Kentucky. Not admitted in Illinois.


  • Represented buyer in the acquisition and renovation of a 58,000 square foot warehouse, sitting on three acres. This project utilized equity investment through a Section 1031 tax-deferred exchange, commercial financing and a construction loan.
  • Represented buyer in the acquisition and ongoing renovation of a 145,000 square foot former industrial property, sitting on 40 acres. This project utilized equity and construction financing and opportunity zone tax credits.
  • Represented buyer in the acquisition of a 42,000 square foot textiles manufacturing facility and warehouse, sitting on approximately three acres. This project utilized commercial and mezzanine financing.


Professional Recognitions

  • Best Lawyers in America® (2024: Real Estate Law)

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