John Monte

Broker Associate

Telephone: 415-446-4214
Fax: 415-446-4200
Cell:       415-608-4540


Professional Experience:

Mr. Monte is a licensed California Real Estate Broker. In 2009, he was ranked by the San Francisco North Bay Business Journal as one of the top ten commercial brokers. John joined HL Commercial Real Estate in 1986 and specializes in investment sales of office buildings and triple net leased retail properties. John is a proven top producer who has closed investment transactions valued at over $200 million, including numerous single tenant, net leased corporate property sales.


Masters Degree in Marketing and Communications from Roosevelt University.

Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business from Columbia College.

Formerly Advertising/Marketing Professional.


Named “Top Producer in Commercial Real Estate for 2008” by the North Bay Business Journal

HL Commercial Real Estate Top producer – Most Transactions Completed 2002

HL Commercial Real Estate Top producer – Gross Commissions Earned 2000

HL Commercial Real Estate Largest Sales Transaction 1998, 1999, 2000

Significant Transactions:

Investment Sales (partial list)

>26,000 sf office/warehouse building – 4000 Bridgeway, Sausalito, CA

>34,000 sf office building – 3030 Bridgeway, Sausalito, CA

>30,265 sf office building – 950 Northgate Dr, San Rafael, CA

>6,000 sf office building – 555 Las Gallinas, San Rafael, CA

>10,000 sf retail building – 1009 4th Street, San Rafael, CA

>Wal-Mart anchored, Carriage Crossing Shopping Center – South Jordan, UT

>Lee’s Market anchored, Cedar City Town Center – Cedar City, UT

>OSH anchored, Shopping Center – Petaluma, CA

>Hillcrest Shopping Center – Antioch, CA

Single Tenant Net Leased Sales (partial list)
>Jack-in–the Box – Mill Valley, CA

>Jack-in–the Box – Rohnert Park, CA

>Midas Mufflers — Rohnert Park, CA

>Oil Changers – Novato and Petaluma, CA

>IHOP Restaurant – Petaluma, CA

>Sherwin-Williams Paint Stores – Omaha, NE; Fairbanks, AK; Los Lunas, NM

>Payless Shoe Source – Colorado Springs, CO; Corinth, MS

>Family Dollar – Tahoka, TX

>7-11 – Mill Valley and Alameda, CA


Member of the Loch Lomond Yacht Club

Licensed private pilot