About Us

Restaurant Net Lease is a specialized real estate investment brokerage company providing investment services to landlords of net lease restaurant properties nationwide. The firm’s founder and managing principal, John R. Wertz, created the company to provide restaurant landlords a superior marketing platform for the efficient and timely disposition of net lease restaurant property.

By strictly focusing on real estate leased to America’s largest freestanding quick service restaurant (QSR) chains, Restaurant Net Lease provides clients direct access to the largest network of net lease restaurant contacts nationwide. Through our vast network of restaurant private landlords, operators, investors, developers, lenders, and institutional owners, we are able to create the competitive leverage necessary to ensure the highest price and greatest likelihood of closing.

While delivering the highest level of execution on the sale of your property, we place as much importance on putting you in a better position by identifying your 1031 up leg and managing your next purchase. From the moment you list with us, we provide you with a detailed step by step program to provide you with the best options for your exchange.

As industry specialists, the firm is able to offer more value than any other brokerage company by providing restaurant landlords unparalleled market knowledge to the net lease restaurant real estate market. As a result, our clients are able to make better informed investment decisions with their restaurant portfolios.

The team at Restaurant Net Lease has closed over $400 million in net-lease transactions throughout the United States.


Restaurant Net Lease specializes in brokerage services and 1031 exchange for Corporate and Franchisee properties net leased to America’s largest freestanding restaurant chains.