John McFarlin was the National Director responsible for the inception and implementation of the Business Model for Coldwell Banker Commercial NRT, the commercial real estate operating company for the Cendant Corporation (Realogy). McFarlin has more than 30 years of commercial real estate experience, having represented commercial clients in liquidations and investment opportunities as a sales associate, general manager and owner of a Coldwell Banker office.
In his role with NRT, McFarlin worked in conjunction with the senior management teams across NRT's family of companies to ensure a consistent marketing image and uniform business practice standards that provide service continuity for NRT's commercial clients on a nationwide basis (California, Colorado, Ohio, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Long Island, Maryland-DC-Virginia, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, and Utah). In addition, McFarlin was responsible for establishing new commercial operations in markets where NRT already had a residential real estate presence. Coldwell Banker Commercial NRT's significant growth is clearly displayed in the enclosed resume.
Under McFarlin's direction, Coldwell Banker Commercial NRT implemented a solid national presence. He also designed NRT's commercial referral program, which leverages the depth and breadth of NRT's residential real estate organization to benefit NRT's commercial sales associates and clients.
In 1990, McFarlin joined a predecessor company of Coldwell Banker Commercial NRT in Florida, and from 1997 to 1999, he served as director of the company's statewide commercial operations. In that capacity, he was the driving force behind the development of NRT Commercial Business Systems and the implementation of these systems to further enhance the company's business base.
In April 2006, McFarlin joined Coldwell Banker United, Realtors as the Vice President in charge of the company's Commercial Division.
McFarlin's extensive experience in public speaking and teaching further enhances his ability to provide positive direction and leadership for accelerated individual and company performances along with a superior education and training model.
A native of West Virginia, McFarlin holds a bachelor's degree from West Virginia Wesleyan and a master's degree from Northeastern Oklahoma University, where he also coached football. McFarlin also continued his post-graduate work at the University of Arkansas. John and his wife, Ginny, live in Spring, Texas, and have two children John II, Jennifer,along with two grandchildren Henry Garrett and Josephine Grace.