Affiliations/Education

Investors Realty, Inc is a full service commercial real estate brokerage firm with a dominant presence in the greater Omaha market.  Founded by Jerry Heinrichs and Steve Farrell in 1975, Investors Realty now has 20 brokers/agents, a growing property management division, and administrative support staff.  Investor’s Realty mission is to deliver client-focused commercial real estate solutions.  John has held his license at Investors Realty since 2005.

John serves as an adjunct professor for RELU 4440 – Real Estate Development.  This upper level interactive course in real estate development is designed to familiarize students with the fundamental terms and concepts used within the real estate development field.   John’s goal is to provide students with a solid understanding of and ability to apply fundamental real estate development concepts for personal and career endeavors, or for a more in-depth study of advanced real estate topics.  John began teaching in 2017 and will instruct during the fall of 2020.

The Omaha Municipal Land Bank’s (OMLB) goal is to transform Omaha’s distressed neighborhoods into positive community assets.  In 2014, John became a founding OMLB board member, a voting board member in 2016, served as the chairman of the board 2019, and will continue so serve through 2022.  John feels strongly about helping vacant and abandoned properties that often lack marketability to be put back into productive uses.

For over 50 years, the institute has been building opportunities through its education programs.  John received his Certified Commercial Investment Member designation in 2010, and, served as the Nebraska chapter president in 2013. In 2016, he served as national board member and was the Regional Vice President of Region 12.  John stays active in local and national CCIM meetings and events.

In 2002, John received his undergraduate degree in finance from Creighton University’s College of Business Administration. He continued on and completed the dual program of Juris Doctorate and Masters in Business Administration in 2005.

Tuesday Night Running Club (TNRC) was founded in 2006 by John and his friend Mark Jacobs.  For over 10 years, TNRC has enjoyed thousands of collective miles run, many fine pizzas and refreshing ice cold beers, and a bunch of friends made along the way.  TNRC meets every Tuesday night at 6:30 p.m. sharp at The Session Room at 15th and Mike Fahey Streets.