John McCallum serves as Managing Director of MacLaughlin & Company’s Finance Division. 


Having joined MacLaughlin and Company in 1999, John has over 20 years of experience originating, underwriting and closing commercial real estate loans.  He has been involved in secondary commercial market transactions, structured workout transactions with lenders and has provided structured bridge financing.  John has consistently built and maintained relationships with commercial market lenders to provide clients with evaluated loan solutions.  John has extensive credit and underwriting experience; skilled in risk management and cashflow analysis, legal compliance, project resolution, long-term planning.

John has closed commercial mortgage loans through regional & national banks, conduit market, life insurance companies, private/hard money lenders, SBA and USDA government guaranteed lenders.

John has closed commercial mortgage loans for retail, office, industrial, multifamily, land and special purpose properties including gas stations, hotels, gold mines, bingo halls and bowling alleys.  John has closed loans for clients involved with bankruptcy proceedings, notices of default, structured note discount payoffs.  Total volumes for funded commercial mortgages exceed $100,000,000.

John is committed to helping loan participants achieve their objectives quickly, efficiently and confidentially.  By understanding unique circumstances, John crafts creative solutions, a process which truly sets him apart in the commercial real estate financing market.

Headquartered in West Sacramento, California, MacLaughlin and Company has been developing, leasing, managing and providing disposition/acquisition services for all types of income producing properties throughout Northern California and the Central Valley.  Started in 1965, MacLaughlin and Company currently owns & manages over 7,000,000 sf of commercial real estate.



State of California Real Estate Broker License #01177134   1994-current

MacLaughlin and Company   1999-2008; 2010-present

University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA         Bachelor of Science-Business, 1992

MBA Graduate courses, Golden Gate University, San Francisco, CA

State of California Department of Insurance Life Agent #0358363 (inactive)

State of California Notary Public, CA Commission #1084614 (inactive)

Tax Preparer License (inactive)

Association of Commercial Real Estate

Building Industry Association

California Association of Mortgage Brokers

FCI Commercial Capital

Granite Bay Loans & Investments

Spartan Brokerage Group

Household Finance Corporation

Hamilton National Life Insurance Inc.

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