Exeter Property Group Hires Industry Veteran John DiVall as Principal – Regional Head

John DiVall
John DiVall

Phoenix, Arizona – Oct. 21, 2019 – Exeter Property Group, a private equity real estate company with nearly 200 million square feet of industrial, office and multifamily assets under management with offices throughout North America and Europe, has hired John DiVall as principal regional head, mountain region. In this new role, DiVall will be overseeing acquisitions, leasing and high-performance development in Arizona, Colorado and Utah.

DiVall brings a successful 30-year track record of leadership in sourcing, originating, acquiring, negotiating and closing commercial real estate acquisitions and high-performance development transactions throughout the United States. Over his career, DiVall has consummated in excess of $1.5 billion worth of office and industrial acquisitions, development projects and leases.

An accomplished leader of diverse teams of commercial real estate professionals, DiVall was most recently senior vice president of real estate development at Ryan Companies. Prior to Ryan Companies, DiVall spent more than 20 years at Liberty Property Trust and opened the Liberty office in Arizona more than a decade ago.

“I’m thrilled to be joining Exeter Property Group. I’ve known Ward Fitzgerald (CEO), Tom Wang (Western Divisional Head) and many of the other senior folks at Exeter for over 20 years from our days together at Liberty,” says DiVall. “I’ve watched their tremendous growth and associated success over the years and am excited to help them grow their industrial and office assets in the Southwestern U.S., while continuing to serve their nearly 1,200 national and international customers.”

A dedicated member of industry organizations, DiVall spent six years on NAIOP-AZ’s board, three years on the national board and was chairman of NAIOP-AZ in 2012. DiVall is an active member of ULI, NAIOP, Corenet, USGBC, Valley Forward and the Wisconsin Real Estate Alumni Association. He is on the board of Valley Partnership as well as a board member and past president of Forest Highlands Golf Club in Flagstaff.

For more information, contact John DiVall at jdivall@exeterpg.com, (602) 677-5300.

About Exeter Property Group

Exeter Property Group, headquartered in suburban Philadelphia, is among the largest real estate investment managers in the world, focused on acquiring, developing and managing logistics/industrial, last-mile logistics, office properties and multifamily properties across North America and Europe. As hands-on operators with more than 30 regional offices, we combine our local execution and global scope to deliver superior real estate solutions to our tenants while providing our investment partners some of the industry’s leading and most consistent risk-adjusted returns, as proven against prominent global benchmarks.

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