John Sarokhan is an executive director at PGIM Real Estate and its Head of US Equity Capital Markets. In this role, John leads transactions activity across national and programmatic joint ventures, structured and corporate/entity transactions as well as retail and alternative property sectors. John also leads the firm’s Global Tech Strategy Group creating and driving technology and innovation strategy related to investments, asset operations, and business operations.
Prior to his current role, John did a two-year rotation as the firm’s Global Investment Risk Director, working with investment teams across the firm’s global regions evaluating investment activity and processes and reviewing portfolio strategies.
Previously, John was head of retail asset management for PGIM Real Estate’s flagship core equity real estate fund where he oversaw strategy, new asset selection, and asset management for the fund’s nearly $4.5 billion retail and mixed-use portfolio.
Over the course of his initial tenure in Transactions, John held various national, regional, and specialist roles and was involved in acquisitions across all property types and deal structures totaling over $15 billion in gross value.
Earlier in his career, John worked on the portfolio and asset management teams of PGIM Real Estate’s multi-billion dollar, open-end, core-plus fund.
John received a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Pennsylvania and a master of business administration with honors from the NYU Stern School of Business. He is a member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) , International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), and the Zell/Lurie Real Estate Center.