John May is a co-founder of Prodigy Real Estate Group. In short, he is one of the most active commercial real estate professionals in the United States. John is personally responsible for in excess of $7 billion dollars.
Prior to Prodigy Real Estate Group John ran May Real Estate for 19 years. For seven years he served as the Partner/Director of Mid-America Real Estate’s Investment Sales Group. His 38 years of real estate experience also include seven years with Grubb & Ellis Company and three years with Arthur Andersen & Company’s Financial Services Group.
John’s clientele is a “who’s who” of pension funds, public and private REITS, investment banks, life companies, private syndicators, private equity funds, developers, private individuals, partnerships, users and special purpose entities.
John is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers. He is a graduate of Northern Illinois University where he earned a B.S. in Accountancy and was a member of the University Honors Program.
John is properly licensed as a real estate broker in the following 22 states: IL, AR, CO, FL, IA, IN, KS, KY, MI, MN, MO, NC, ND, NE, OH, OK, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, WI
John and his wife reside in the Chicago area where they raised four children. He is a musician and an instrument rated pilot. John is a former Chairman of the Board of USO of Illinois.