John works with cities, developers, and institutions to create value for their communities by activating shared spaces and connecting diverse places.
John values the importance of matching people and opportunities through real estate and transportation investments that build the foundation for innovative urban environments.
John has contributed policy strategies for public banking in Seattle, developed a vision for transit-oriented development in Detroit, and provided real estate advisory services for a non-profit hospital and public authority in New York City.
Prior to HR&A, John served as a bank examiner for the FDIC regulating commercial banks in New York City. John holds an MBA from the University of California-Berkeley and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Davidson College.