John has a diverse background with over 25 years of experience in housing, government and finance in a variety of capacities. Prior to founding Workforce Housing Group, John was the Executive Director of JPMorgan Chase’s municipal housing finance group, which he was hired to start in 2007.
John had a long public sector career before co-founding Workforce Housing Group. He served for 20 years at the City of New York’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD), the last seven as First Deputy Commissioner. In that role, he was Chief Operating Officer of a 2,700-person, $1 billion annual budget organization, the largest municipal housing agency in the nation.
John has spent a career quantifying and managing risk relating to a wide variety of investment opportunities in order to properly price their expected outcomes. He started his career as a member of the New York Futures Exchange in 1985 trading Stock Index Futures.