Marcus & Millichap

John R. Smelter


John Smelter has specialized in investment real estate brokerage for 36 years with a focus on healthcare real estate for the past 31 years. John is a Senior Vice President of Investments and Senior Director of Marcus & Millichap's Healthcare Real Estate Group and National Office and Industrial Properties Group. John has consistently ranked in the top 1% to 10% of 1,800 plus Marcus and Millichap agents nationally. John also recently ranked in the distinguished “Top Thirty” four times and he has been the No. 1 Healthcare Real Estate Group agent nationally in 17 of the past 18 years. John has the longest tenure of any agent, regardless of firm affiliation, in investment sales in the healthcare real estate industry. John has been the No. 1 medical office agent in the Western 11 states since 1990 and has a market share exceeding 25% in California.

John is considered to be one of the top medical office agents nationally with listings and closings in 22 states including: Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Maryland, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, Washington, and Wisconsin. Over the course of his career, John has closed in excess of $2 billion in sales volume. John Smelter’s clients include major hospital systems, healthcare REITs, medical office developers, regional syndicators and private investors. In addition to investment real estate brokerage, John's expertise includes property evaluations, healthcare real estate debt and equity solutions and market research. John serves on the Editorial Board of Healthcare Real Estate Insights and the BOMA Medical Office & Healthcare Conference. John is also a featured speaker at many conferences including Real Share and Interface.

San Diego
John R. Smelter

John R. Smelter

Senior Vice President Investments
Tel: (858) 373-3233
Fax: (858) 373-3110

License:  CA  00859006

National Association of Industrial & Office Properties

Director - Net Leased Properties Group
Senior Director - National Office and Industrial Properties Group
Senior Director - Healthcare Real Estate Group
Senior Director - Institutional Property Advisors - Office and Industrial Investment Sales

Our Team

John R. Smelter, Ryan Gonzales, Brian C. Smith, CCIM, SIOR, Kyle Barone, David Helvey

The Smelter Healthcare Real Estate Group

John R. Smelter
Senior Director 
Healthcare Real Estate Group
Phone: (858) 373-3233
Fax: (858) 373-3267

Team Members:

  • Alex Vidal
    Senior Financial Analyst
    (858) 373-3100

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