St. John Properties Recruits Jonas Asner To Four-Year Corporate Partner-in-training Program

Six professionals now enrolled in comprehensive initiative which provides training and education in six real estate disciplines to prepare employee to open new regional office 

St. John Properties, Inc. has selected Jonas Asner as the latest participant in its Partner-in-Training Program. The initiative, which prepares professionals to open a new regional office in an area of the country deemed a growth market, demonstrates six different commercial real estate disciplines over a four-year period including development, construction, marketing, leasing, tenant improvements and property management. Mr. Asner recently graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill after earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics.

Mr. Asner is pursuing his Masters of Business Administration degree as part of the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School.

“We identified Jonas as a highly-poised and well-rounded young professional with a strong background in the finance and capital markets industry, and believe he is ideally suited for our Partner-in-Training Program,” explained Lawrence Maykrantz, President of St. John Properties. “He is the latest addition to our impressive group who represent the future of St. John Properties, and will allow us to establish new full-service real estate development divisions throughout the country.”

Six professionals have completed the Partner-in-Training Program and an additional six are presently enrolled. The most recent graduate of the program was Brandon Jenkins, who was named Regional Partner of the Colorado regional office in 2019. He now oversees all development, acquisition, construction, marketing, leasing and asset/property management functions for the company’s portfolio of more than two million square feet of flex, office and warehouse space in the greater Denver metropolitan area.

Founded in 1971 and headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland, St. John Properties, Inc. is one of the Mid-Atlantic’s largest privately held commercial real estate firms. The company is distinguished by its commitment to customer service, achievements in green building, and top-rated workplace culture. Throughout St. John Properties’ 50-year history, the company has developed more than 21 million square feet of flex/R&D, Office, Retail and Warehouse space serving more than 2,500 clients in Maryland, Colorado, Louisiana, Nevada, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Utah, and Wisconsin. For more information about the company, visit