John Drachman

last updated 4/30/2018

John P. Drachman

President at Stillwater Investment Group LLC

130 Newport Center Drive Suite 230, Newport Beach, California, United States
HQ Phone:
(949) 748-7090

General Information


Principal - JD Realty Partners

Co-Chair - Property Investment Perspectives National Forum

Associate - Pulte Homes Inc

Vice President - Greenlaw Partners LLC

Adjunct Professor - University of Southern California

Associate - Grubb & Ellis Company


USC Lusk Center for Real Estate Development

Bachelor of Business Administration - Entrepreneurship and Marketing , University of Arizona

Master - Real Estate Development , University of Southern California


Member - National Association of Industrial and Office Properties

Member - National Forums Advisory Committee

Member - Industry Trends Task Force

Member - NAIOP SoCal companies

Active Member - ULI

Recent News  

Local Investor Unveils Plans for QLogic Campus | Stillwater Investment Group

Stillwater and its financial partner in the deal, CrossHarbor Capital Partners in Boston, paid about $36 million for the property, according to Stillwater's founder John Drachman.

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Leadership | Stillwater Investment Group

Stillwater Investment Group is led by John Drachman.
Mr. Drachman is responsible for the firm's investment and asset management activities. Stillwater looks for investment opportunities where it can utilize its asset management expertise to add immediate value while focusing on acquiring projects below their replacement costs. To purchase its assets, Stillwater partners with high net-worth private investors, family offices and institutional equity partners. Since its founding in 2014, Stillwater has acquired and been a partner in over $210 million of office and retail assets in Southern California. Stillwater has also acquired over $40 million of value-add Multi-Family assets as a managing partner of Waterford Residential, LLC. Prior to founding Stillwater, Mr. Drachman was a Vice President with Greenlaw Partners in Orange County, where he sourced and managed a portfolio of real estate assets throughout Southern California and Arizona. Mr. Drachman began his career as a commercial real estate broker with Grubb & Ellis. Mr. Drachman earned his Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Arizona. He went on to earn his MBA degree as well as his Master in Real Estate Development from the University of Southern California. He is an active member of NAIOP, and an avid swimmer and golfer. He currently resides in Newport Beach with his wife Laura and daughter Ariella. Mr. Drachman can be reached at:

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Why Downtown Long Beach is Booming | Stillwater Investment Group

Long Beach's fabulous amenities are helping put the city on the map, Sares-Regis Group president Christopher Payne told Ocean West principal Russ Allegrette, Ratkovich Properties president Cliff Ratkovich, JLL SVP George Thomson, Stillwater Investment Group president John Drachman, Farmers & Merchants Bank of Long Beach VP Anand Chokshi, and the more than 325 real estate professionals who attended.

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