Newmark Industrial real estate broker John DeGrinis is an executive managing director at Newmark. Over the past decade, the DeGrinis team, including Patrick DuRoss, Jeff Abraham and Kate Borden, has completed transactions totaling over 25 million square feet and $1.5 billion. After operating at Colliers International, the DeGrinis team joined Newmark in 2019. Landlords whom DeGrinis has represented include Rexford Industrial, Sares Regis Group, Tejon Ranch Co., Van Nuys Airport Industrial Center and Xebec Development Group while tenants include Monsanto, NBCUniversal, OnTrac, Compass Group and Toyota. A winner of numerous awards, DeGrinis is past president of Society of Industrial and Office Realtors, Greater Los Angeles Chapter; and AIR Commercial Real Estate Association. Last year, DeGrinis relocated his team from Warner Center to Calabasas. ALMA MATER: University of Denver BEST ADVICE: The Golden Rule. FAVORITE BOOK: “1984” by George Orwell. BUCKET LIST: Antarctica.