John Harrington

Senior Vice President & Principal,
MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate Services, LLC


As a Senior Vice President and Principal of MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate Services, LLC and MacKenzie Retail, LLC, John Harrington specializes in commercial leasing and site selection, as well as bulk land sales and development. He also focuses on the representation of retail landlords and tenants in the Maryland market. In addition to being a member of the firm’s executive committee, he also directs MacKenzie Retail, LLC. Prior to joining the firm in 1993, John was a regional vice president with Merrill Lynch Realty and spent 11 years as the director of leasing and acquisitions for the DeChiaro-Rachuba Group, a firm that built and owned numerous office buildings, apartments, shopping centers, hotels, and developed thousands of homes and home sites throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. He has over 40 years of experience in all facets of residential development and commercial real estate.


Bachelor of Science from The University of Maryland, College Park



Redevelopment and Leasing of the Towson Town Center (Lease) $55 million
Hagers Crossing to NV Ryan& Lennar Homes (Sale)$38 million
Redevelopment & Leasing of Centre at Golden Ring (Lease)$35 million
Shops at Kenilworth (Lease/Sale)$30 million
Ambulatory Care Center of UCHS (Lease) $21 million
Baltimore Air Park to Richmond American Homes (Sale)$19 million
Bonnie View Country Club to Beazer Homes (Sale)$15 million
Meadows of Ellicott City to Orchard Development Company (Sale) $15 million


CVS PharmacyOrrstown Bank
Gillbane Development Co.Petrie Ross Ventures
Goodwill Industries of the ChesapeakePlanet Fitness
Lennar CorporationRoyal Farms
NV/Ryan HomesRyland Homes
Obrecht Properties, Inc.Starbucks
Old Line BankTowne Properties, Inc.