John W. Fort, CCIM
Owner / Broker-In-Charge
John Fort founded First Commercial Realty, LLC in August 2003. Prior to that, Fort was a vice president with a regional brokerage firm in Greenville where, during his 18 years, he received local, regional and national sales awards.
Mr. Fort has a wide variety of experience in commercial real estate, including leasing, sales, property management, investment sales and development. He has represented sellers and landlords as well as represented tenants and buyers on major acquisitions, leases and commercial developments.
Mr. Fort has represented or worked with Fortune 500 and other major international companies including Marsh USA, BellSouth, CRS Sirrine, Bowater Inc., Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, Coats and Clark, Amoco Corporation, Michelin North America, Ernst and Young, RMT, Home Depot, and Walgreens.
He has also represented major local and regional developers including the Robert Pattillo Company, Boyette Capital Management and Verdae Properties, Inc.
Mr. Fort has undergraduate and graduate degrees in Economics from Wofford College and Clemson University respectively. He also has earned the Certified Commercial Investment Member, CCIM, designation which is recognition of Mr. Fortâ€™s years of specialized education and proven market experience in the commercial real estate industry.