John Rice


Prior to founding Quarem, John spent 12 years in commercial real estate brokerage with one of the largest full-service commercial real estate firms in the Dallas/Fort Worth market. Specializing in office tenant representation and project leasing and sales, he successfully negotiated lease transactions in excess of 3 million square feet and sales of $460 million. John has represented corporate clients on a local, regional, and national basis. He was recognized for production achievement for 10 consecutive years.

He additionally spent three years in corporate management consulting and executive recruiting with Ray & Berndtson, one of the world’s oldest and largest executive search firms. Working within the consumer products industry group, Rice recruited and negotiated employment agreements for top executive positions, including CEO, marketing, sales, human resources, finance, and operations.

Recognized as an industry innovator, John has been a guest speaker and MCE instructor around the country for groups and events such as CCIM, IREM, CREW, RealComm, and CoreNet. He has been featured in Corporate Real Estate Strategies magazine as well as multiple trade-publications and has worked with many of the nation’s top companies to reduce costs and improve the strategic value of their real estate holdings. He has led initiatives within the commercial real estate industry to improve brokerage productivity through the effective use of technology and has consulted with firms such as Crescent Real Estate Equities, TXU Energy, CCIM Institute, PepsiCo, ITRA and Colliers.

John has a BBA in Finance and Real Estate from Texas Christian University. He currently resides in Houston with his wife and their two children.