John Ball

Market Leader


(704) 705-3860


John Ball serves as the Charlotte Market Leader for the Foundry platform as well as team lead for the office agency team where he provides advisory and leasing expertise to institutional investors, and property owners.

John’s longstanding client relationships include, but are not limited to, New York Life Real Estate Investors, Portman Holdings, Abacus Capital, FCP, Principal Global Investors, JP Morgan, PGIM, Bridge Investment Group, Starwood Capital, and AEW Capital Management.

Prior to joining Foundry Commercial, John spent 10 years at Trinity Partners and oversaw leasing efforts on a wide range of office projects including new construction in Charlotte’s CBD, to some of city’s most historic properties. John is an active member of CRCBR and was recognized as the number two overall office producer in CRCBR’s “Deal Makers” program for 2017. Originally from Richmond, VA, John is a graduate of Furman University and has lived in Charlotte for over 20 years. In his downtime, John enjoys spending time with his wife, Meredith and his two daughters, Ella and Abbie and fitting in the occasional round of golf.

Education & Memberships

  • Furman University, Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and History
  • Licensed Real Estate Broker – North Carolina
  • Member, Charlotte Region Commercial Board of Realtors (CRCBR)