John Aiello manages Strategic Retail Advisors, a Commercial Real Estate company primarily focused on retail tenant representation. SRA was formed six years ago and has grown into one of the most respected and successful tenant representation firms in Florida with the following clients. ( Limited Two, Jones NY Group, Victoria’s Secret and Bath and Body, Chico’s and Whitehouse Black market, Golfsmith, Wet Seal, Pacific Sunwear, American Eagle, The Van Huesan Group, Christopher and Banks to name a few) SRA works with there clients to layout strategic growth plans in the southeast and works with the stores to execute those plans.
John is also a principal in Strategic Retail Development which is a company which understands from start to finish the complete retail experience from the developer’s point of view as well as the retailer’s prospective. Headed by Drew M. Barkett, the former president of Turnberry’s retail division, and John also of SRD, the company is made up of a group of talented and experienced professionals with years of knowledge in retail development. They are currently involved in four retail mixed use developments over 300,000sf.
Prior to SRA and SRD, John worked in the house Real Estate departments at the following retailers (The Gap, Sunglass Hut, and Merry Go Round) He was instrumental in the retail growth at all three companies.
A graduate of University of South Florida, John resides with his wife and his three children in Jupiter, Florida.