About John P. Lastra
Colliers International | Albuquerque-Santa Fe
During his 30 plus years in the industry, John has developed extensive expertise as a business broker. His transactions have ranged from sole proprietorships and small franchises to large corporations. These businesses have involved the manufacturing sector, service industry, retail and wholesale arenas, distributorships, restaurants, and more.
Among the hundreds of businesses John has brokered are:
- TCS Industries
- The Garage
- Senior Care
- Performance Tool & Equipment
- All About Blinds & Shutters
- Superior Garage Door Solutions
- Jaguar Precision Machining
- Northridge Electric
- Roman Fountains
- Sandia Sunrooms
- New Mexico Coffee Company
- La Calandria & Associates
- Electronics Parts Company
- Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory
- Accessories Unlimited
- Rio Grande Landscapes
- Pranzo Italian Grill
- Blue Plate Special
- Big Bar Packaging
- Great American Car Wash
- Seal Master
- Closets Plus
- and many more
John maintains a large inventory of diverse, profitable business opportunities in New Mexico. He is intensely involved in each facet of every transaction, including the evaluation and pricing process, marketing activities, and qualification of potential buyers. For a smooth transition of ownership, he oversees the contract negotiations, due diligence, preparation of all documents, and closing procedures.
Business & Community Activities
Member, National Association of Realtors
Member, Commercial Association of Realtors New Mexico (CARNM)
Member, International Business Brokers Association
Board of Directors, Museum of Archeology and Biblical History
Education & Awards
Licensed New Mexico Broker
Bachelor of Science Degree, University of Wyoming
John was born in Laramie, Wyoming. He is married to Sandy and has lived in New Mexico for over 30 years. They love the Land of Enchantment and consider themselves native New Mexicans.
Upon graduating from the University of Wyoming with a degree in Geology, John worked as a practicing geologist in oil and uranium exploration for ten years. He and his wife have owned and operated their own businesses. For over 30 years, John has worked as a licensed commercial real estate broker specializing in the sale of businesses. He is Senior Vice President with Colliers International and heads up the Business Services Group.
John serves on various charitable boards in his community and is a deacon in his church. From his childhood, John has been an avid fly-fisherman. When he isn’t at the office, you may find him fishing the “catch and release” quality waters of the San Juan River or manning his float-tube on picturesque Stone Lake.