John A. Nicola
Vice President | Production


John A. Nicola, vice president, is based in the Naples, Fla., office of Grandbridge Real Estate Capital. He joined the company under the Laureate Capital banner in September of 2002 and has been in the banking, development and mortgage banking industries for more than 14 years.

Working in the dynamic Southwest Florida market, Mr. Nicola is responsible for new loan originations. He has completed numerous transactions including the placement of permanent loans on retail, office, industrial, multi-family, self-storage and single tenant buildings as well as experience originating and closing challenging construction/permanent loans.

Mr. Nicola is a licensed real estate salesperson and is actively involved in numerous local trade organizations including, CCIM, REIS, ULI, NAIOP and is a member of the Naples Mid-Day Optimist Club. A former Illinois resident, John received his Bachelor of Science degree from Illinois State University and his Master of Business Administration from North Central College in Naperville, Illinois.

Mr. Nicola may be reached at 239.947.5077 ext. 2, or via e-mail at