National Managing Director, Real Estate & Construction Practice

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John brings a solid track record of executive search experience across commercial real estate (CRE), real estate finance, construction, and diversified markets. Mr. Colelli will be primarily responsible for Hardesty’s real estate recruiting activities nationally. Based in our Orlando, FL office, with established networks on both the East and West Coast, John’s emphasis will be on providing executive and financial management solutions to real estate, construction, private equity firms, and their portfolio companies.

Prior to joining Hardesty, Mr. Colelli served as Principal of Real Estate Hiring Solutions LLC, an executive search firm focussed on commercial real estate and diversified markets where he originated new client opportunities and led the recruiting efforts. John brings proven talent acquisition, workforce management, and managed services abilities to the Hardesty team.

“We are so pleased to have John join our team to build our long-term relationships with the commercial real estate community,” said Karl Hardesty, Founder and CEO of Hardesty, LLC. “Serving the private equity community for their immediate and longer-term needs has been a significant part of our firm’s business focus since our inception. John is a very experienced client relationship executive that has built long-term relationships over his career. He fits our “Clients First” mantra and has hit the ground running in his short tenure with our firm.”