John Crossman is president of Crossman & Company, one of the largest retail leasing, property management and investment sales firms in the Southeast United States. Crossman & Company is recognized as an industry leader and has received numerous awards for being one of the “Best Places to Work.”
Mr. Crossman is passionate about serving Florida State University. He is a Lifetime Member of both the FSU Alumni Association and the FSU Varsity Club. In 2013, he was the youngest person to ever be inducted into the FSU College of Business Hall of Fame. As an FSU student, Mr. Crossman ran track from 1989–93, and now hosts an annual fundraiser as part of the McIntosh Society to support Seminole Boosters and FSU track.
In addition to his role supporting FSU, Mr. Crossman is known nationally for his work with college students and diversity. He is currently a trustee for Valencia College and is a five-time appointee by U.S. Senator Marco Rubio for the Regional Service Academy Nomination Board. He also serves on the FAMU Foundation Board and is currently working on a strategy to help all historically black colleges nationally gain access to real estate resources.
For over 10 years, Mr. Crossman has been leading the “If I Were 21” presentation, which is known nationally as part of the Florida State University Real Estate Trends Conference and is considered one of the greatest resources for college students across the country. This, along with his “Guide to Commercial Real Estate” and numerous YouTube videos, have made Mr. Crossman a highly sought after speaker on many college campuses. He and his wife, Angie, have two daughters, Claire and Ava.