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J.J. Leonard

Managing Director

Stream Dallas

2001 Ross Avenue
Suite 400
Dallas, Texas 75201
T: 214.267.0415
M: 214.878.4354
F: 214.210.1315

J.J. Leonard

Managing Director

J.J. Leonard joined Stream Realty Partners in 2015 and serves as the Managing Director for the Dallas office division. He is responsible for leading the strategic direction and operations of Dallas’ Office Brokerage Team, and overseeing the DFW office portfolio which in excess of 13 million square feet. In this capacity, his responsibilities include leasing strategic properties for numerous Stream clients and expanding Stream’s leasing, and overseeing Stream’s 13.5 million square foot DFW office portfolio.

J.J. possesses more than 17 years of commercial real estate experience, all in Dallas. JJ represents some of the largest institutional investors of office properties in DFW and has closed over 5.5 million square feet of lease transactions with an aggregate value of more than $1.2 billion.

After graduating from the United States Naval Academy in 1995, J.J. served as an Intelligence Officer in the U.S. Marine Corps for 5 years, specializing in aviation intelligence and strategic targeting. Prior to joining Stream, J.J. worked with Cushman & Wakefield, CBRE and CAPSTAR Commercial. Chase Tower, The Colonnade, Pinnacle Tower, The Apex, Preston Commons, Sterling Plaza, One MacArthur Ridge and 3500 Maple are a few of the notable properties he has leased and/or managed during his career.

Key Assignments

  • The Apex:  Pursed McKesson for a lease; however, McKesson opted to purchase the 525,000 RSF complex.  Was the largest office user transaction in Las Colinas in over a decade.
  • One MacArthur Ridge: Leased the full 250,000 SF building to Christus Health, making this the largest Class A office lease in Las Colinas in 2012.
  • The Colonnade: Took occupancy from 65% to 97% and completed over 800,000 sf of gross leasing (310,000 RSF net) during the three-year recessionary period (2009-2012)
  • Preston Commons and Sterling Plaza: Repositioned assets, gaining 14% in occupancy and 15% in rate increases in 2011 and 2012

Awards

  • CBRE DFW Top Leasing Professional (2010, 2012)
  • Cushman & Wakefield DFW Top 10 (2014)
  • CoStar “Power Broker” (2005, 2007, 2010, 2011, 2012)
  • “Heavy Hitter” – Dallas Business Journal (2005 – 2017)

Education & Designations

  • Bachelor of Science – United States Naval Academy
  • CoStar “Power Broker” (2005, 2007, 2010, 2011, 2012)
  • Dallas Business Journal “Heavy Hitter”(2005 – 2017)
  • CBRE DFW Top Leasing Professional (2010, 2012)
  • Cushman & Wakefield DFW Top 10 (2014)

Affiliations

  • Member – The Real Estate Council (TREC)
  • TREC Associate Leadership Class of 2003
  • Member – NTCAR
  • Board Member – Carry the Load, a non-profit Memorial Day event aimed at assisting wounded or deceased veterans and their families
  • Active Member in his church

Client Experience

        • Apollo Real Estate Advisors
        • Brookwood Financial Partners
        • Capital Commercial
        • CBRE Global Investors
        • Colony Realty Partners
        • Commonfund
        • European Investors
        • Fortis Property Group
        • GLL
        • Goddard Investments
        • Griffin Partners
        • Grubb and Ellis / Triple Net Properties
        • Lexington Property Trust
        • New York Life
        • Pegasus/Ablon
        • Prescott Realty Group
        • Real Estate Capital Partners
        • Regis Property Management
        • Wells REIT
        • Westdale

 

Major Lease Transactions

      • McKesson: 525,000 sf
      • Christus Health: 250,000 sf
      • Hilton Worldwide: 145,000 sf
      • United Surgical Partners: 126,000 sf
      • All State Insurance: 125,000 sf
      • GE Capital: 120,000 sf
      • GuideStone Financial:  117,000 sf
      • Baylor Health Care: 100,000 sf
      • Frontier Communications: 86,000 sf
      • Zurich Insurance: 85,000 sf
      • Heritage Galleries: 84,000 sf
      • MHBT Insurance: 78,000 sf
      • Transamerica / AEGON: 65,000 sf
      • Moroch Advertising: 55,000 sf
      • Wells Fargo: 52,000 sf