John Sabourin

(949) 596-4103

John Sabourin

John has been representing tenants in the commercial real estate business since 1989. He is the Founder and President of Tenant Guardian.

John started his career in commercial real estate by representing tenants in their search for office space and lower occupancy costs.  John has represented Fortune 500 companies such as Aecom, CIGNA, Rockwell Collins, and Wells Fargo.  He was an early provider of corporate services.  John has managed over 13 million square feet of real estate transactions across the United States and in multiple countries around the world.  John has been highly recruited by and has worked for some of the biggest names in the business including, Colliers, Studley and CBRE.

John is focused on protecting his clients from needlessly high occupancy costs through thoughtful strategic planning, tenacious negotiation, and rigorous management of the lease throughout the lease term.  His strategic mindset helps his clients plan for the future and unlock capital through properly structured transactions.

JOHN IS “THE TENANT GUARDIAN.”

In addition to real estate, John has many interests including sailing (NHYC), surfing, cycling, and USC Football.  He enjoys working on just about any do it yourself project when not working on his clients’ important transactions.  John is supporter of many charities and currently serves on the board of directors of CASA Orange County.  John Lives in Newport Beach with his wife and two children.

JOHN’S REPRESENTATIVE TRANSACTIONS INCLUDE:

Tenant/Buyer Industry Size/SF
     
AECOM* Engineering 6,000,000
     
Caremark* Insurance 2,500,000
     
Dataproducts Technology 600,000
     
Health Net Insurance 333,954
     
Health Net Insurance 288,749
     
Intuit Technology 167,420
     
CIGNA Insurance 165,000
     
IMT Real Estate 140,000
     
Pacific Dental Insurance 140,000
     
CIGNA Insurance 125,000
     
United Online Technology 111,551
     
Viking River Cruises Travel 111,000
     
Sunkist Growers Marketing 96,115
     
Canon Business Solutions Technology 95,000
     
Delma Properties Inc. Real Estate 95,000
     
Delma Properties Inc. Real Estate 83,000
     
CIGNA Insurance 78,472
     
CIGNA Insurance 76,997
     
Realty Bancorp Real Estate 75,812
     
Viking River Cruises Travel 72,007
     
ATK Technology 68,000
     
CIGNA Insurance 61,839
     
Baxter Healthcare Corp Healthcare 61,000
     
Delma Real Estate 60,000
     
IntraCorp Insurance 54,179
     
CIGNA Insurance 50,118
     
Amwest Insurance 50,000
     
Tetra Tech Engineering 50,000
     
Barrister Executive Suites Real Estate 40,000
     
Essex Portfolio, LP Financial 40,000
     
Sunkist Growers Marketing 40,000
     
Western General Insurance Insurance 40,000
     
CIGNA Insurance 39,648
     
Lovelace Insurance 39,096
     
Poms & Associates Insurance 37,284
     
Care Level Management Insurance 36,922
     
Health Net Insurance 34,987
     
Wachovia Securities, LLC Financial 34,960
     
Western General Insurance Insurance 32,000
     
Viking River Cruises Travel 31,942
     
Univision Music, LLC Entertainment 31,902
     
First Union Securities, Inc. Financial 29,432
     
INA Insurance 28,000
     
Markel Corporation Insurance 25,350
     
Viking River Cruises Travel 24,981
     
Connecticut General Insurance 24,334
     
CIGNA Insurance 23,661
     
Dolby Laboratories Entertainment 22,847
     
CIGNA Insurance 21,000
     
Life Care Insurance 20,495
     
Markel Corporation Insurance 20,423
     
United Vision Financial 20,000