John Mathes


  • Tenant Representation
  • Project Leasing
  • Banks
  • Land
  • Surplus Property Disposition
  • Pad Sites
  • General Brokerage


EVP John Mathes has twenty years of extensive real estate experience. He is one of the industry’s most proficient professionals in the areas of project leasing and tenant representation, boasting high-profile regionally and nationally recognized brands as his top clients.

In addition to his relationships with some of the nation’s foremost retailers, Mathes specializes in land sales, dispositions, and financial institutions in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. Mathes has represented a number of premier new development sites, land listings and pad sites. His most notable development is the 825,000 SF Arlington Highlands Shopping Center in Arlington, TX which he has taken from the initial concept plan in 2004 all the way through the final finished product today. Arlington Highlands was recognized as The Best New Retail Development in DFW in 2006 by the Dallas Business Journal and was featured at the 2006 Texas ICSC Developers Showcase.

Mathes has also achieved Top Producer Honors at The Retail Connection including reaching the top Platinum Level [$1,000,000+ in gross production] in 2005, 2007 and 2012, Gold Level in 2006, 2008, and 2013 and the Bronze level in 2004, 2009, 2011, 2015, and 2017.

Mathes was awarded the Top Retail Tenant Representation and Project Leasing Broker Award for DFW by the Dallas Business Journal in 2005. He has also been recognized as a Heavy Hitter by the Dallas Business Journal almost every year since and was a finalist for “Rookie of the Year”.

He has been involved with Habitat for Humanity, Hosting the S.A.F.E. [Safer Arlington for Everyone] events, and The Tarrant County Food Bank Can Food Drive.

He continues to expand the reach of new charitable organizations into the special events at Arlington Highlands and Arlington Highlands East, and is a member of Arlington Chamber of Commerce. He has also been involved in charitable endeavors with Cystic Fibrosis, St. Mark’s School of Texas, St. Michael’s and All Angels Episcopal Church, and the Episcopal School of Dallas. He served on the Board of Directors for The Friends of The Levitt Pavilion from 2007 to 2009, and served as Treasurer in 2007. Mathes coaches youth sports at both the Park Cities and Town North YMCA and has served on the Boys Sports Committee for the Park Cities Y, as well as serving on the board for the Dad’s Partnership for the Episcopal School of Dallas.

He grew up in Dallas and graduated from St. Marks School of Texas, receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Vanderbilt University.



DCEO Awards

DCEO Magazine Awards 2014

Steve Lieberman, Steve Greenberg, John Mathes, Terry Syler, Mitch Traub, and Jeremy Zidell were named Power Brokers by DCEO in 2014.

DCEO Awards

DCEO Magazine Awards 2013

Steve Greenberg, Steve Lieberman, John Mathes, Terry Syler, Mitch Traub, and Jeremy Zidell were named Power Brokers by DCEO Magazine in 2013.