John Jinks


John Jinks is a founding partner and principal at Formation Real Estate, LLC based in Fort Worth, TX.

His career began with NAI Huff Partners and later Transwestern Commercial Services in Fort Worth, Texas in 2010. During his tenure at Transwestern, John focused on project leasing and sales for retail and office properties. In 2012, he joined the Mages Group to focus on tenant representation and corporate real estate services for oilfield companies throughout the country. While at Mages, John represented numerous industrial service and supply companies across eight states and was involved in lease and purchase transactions for land, industrial and build-to-suit development projects prior to founding Formation Real Estate in 2015.

Since founding Formation Real Estate with partner Robert Sawyer, John has represented clients including Helmerich & Payne International Drilling, Select Energy Services, BakerCorp Tanks (now United Rentals), T-Force International,  Monomoy Properties, Doud Build to Suit, Energy Related Properties / ERP Funds, preferred developers for Frito Lay and 7-11 and numerous private land owners, investors and developers.

John received his Bachelor of Business Administration in marketing and entrepreneurial management from Texas Christian University. He and his wife Shelby live in Dallas, Texas with their daughters Madelyn, Margot and Vivian.


Texas Real Estate Broker’s License

Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) | North Texas Chapter