A licensed Real Estate Broker, and appraiser, for over 50 years, John is licensed as a broker in New York State, as well as Florida. He is three time president of The Cayuga County Association of Realtors, and has served on numerous committees and community boards. He has also served as President of the Auburn Jaycees, East Hill Family Medical,and the Town of Sennett Assessment Board of Review. He is a past president of the Town of Sennett Fire Department, as well as former Director of the Cayuga County United Way, the Cayuga-Auburn Chamber of Commerce and a director of the Auburn Downtown Business Improvement District, as well as a number of other agencies and non-profit organizations. He is a former Cayuga County Republican Chairman, and former Town Justice, for the Town of Sennett, N. Y. John has authored a real estate handbook "Simplified Guide to Valuing Real Estate Estate", as well as a booklet, "A Guide to Opening Your Business in Central New York." He also has published articles in "Flying" Magazine, as well as Realtor Magazine, and formerly wrote a weekly real estate column in the Cayuga County Newspaper, The Citizen. He currently writes a monthly travel article for pilots, in the on-line avaition magazine, at www.overtheairwaves.com. John is a licensed commercial pilot, and a certified FAA flight instructor. He owns and flies his aircraft, used in their commercial business, throughout the northeast and east coast. He is qualified as an expert witness in New York State Supreme Court, as well as United States Federal District Court, and U.S. bankruptcy Court, in the evaluation of real estate. He has been a consultant for numerous business start-ups, and investors, in commercial-retail operations and shopping centers, as well as apartment and manufacturing projects. John is a life-long resident of Central New York, developing a number of Commercial Projects in the area.