John Jacobs


972-623-8284 (cell)

Representative Clients

  • Cisco Systems
  • Hewlett Packard
  • State Farm Insurance
  • Metro PCS
  • AT&T
  • Ericsson
  • Alcatel
  • Nortel Networks
  • Fossil Watch
  • Argo Data
  • Mavenir
  • Texas Instruments
  • RealPage
  • Fujitsu Network Communications
  • Motorola
  • Chewy
  • Associa
  • Commscope
  • Sherwin Williams
  • HR Smart


John Jacobs serves as a Corporate Real Estate Advisor for Citadel Partners. With over 30 years of Commercial Real Estate experience, John is attentive to understanding company needs and objectives. Beyond helping clients find strategic solutions to office and industrial needs, John is adept at negotiating Local and State incentives, finding grants for workforce training, dealing with municipal governments on zoning and code issues and introducing his clients to new B-to-B customers, suppliers, and joint venture partners.  


  • University of Texas at Austin – BA in Mathematics
  • Southern Methodist University – Executive MBA program
  • North Texas Commercial Association of Realtors (NTCAR)
  • CoreNet Global, Master of Corporate Real Estate (MCR)
  • 5-Time Texas State Chess Champion

Professional Accomplishments

  • Richardson Economic Development Partnership, Executive VP (25 years)
  • Co-Founder and VP of the Garland Economic Development Partnership
  • Paragon Group, VP of National Accounts calling on Fortune 500 companies
  • MKT (“Katy”) Railroad, VP of Real Estate and Industrial Development
  • Chairman of DFW Chapter of CoreNet Global
  • Chairman of DFW Marketing Team
  • President and Founder of non-profit Dallas Area Chess in the Schools program
  • Member of Dallas CEO’s Top 500
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