John Tison

John Tison

SVP, Managing Broker

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    Charleston - Thalhimer
    1 Central Island Plaza, 115 Central Island Street
    Suite 175
    Charleston, SC 29492
    United States

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Prior to joining Thalhimer Mr. Tison served as president and co-founder of Cushman & Wakefield|Coppedge & Tison in Charleston, SC. Mr. Tison has over forty years of experience in mortgage banking and in real estate leasing and sales in the Washington DC area and South Carolina. He has held marketing positions with IBM, RCA and General Dynamics Corporation in Washington, DC and directed one of the largest industrial and commercial real estate firms in the Mid-Atlantic area at Mount Vernon Realty and was later a SVP for Barnes Morris/Insignia ESG and a Regional Director of the U.S. Small Business Administration.


  • Founder/President: Coppedge & Tison
  • CoStar Power Broker Firm (2008-2011)
  • Chosen one of Black’s Guide Top Ten Office Leasing Agents, 1987-1990 DC Area
  • Senior Vice President Barnes Morris/Insignia ESG


  • Otis Elevator
  • RBC Bank
  • MeadWestvaco
  • Sadisco
  • Pope & Land,
  • SC Ports Authority
  • The J.E. Robert Company
  • McGuire Woods