In 1988, he became a member of the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX) trading Crude Oil futures and later Natural Gas Futures during the most volatile period in NYMEX’s history.
John has been a civic leader in his local community. He has served as a Board Member at the Westbury Friends School and has taught English as a second language through a Long Island-based literacy program. He is a proud Eagle Scout. Since 2005 John and his family have been committed to assisting veterans, hosting injured soldiers and their families through a Rockaway Beach organization which aids in the soldiers’ recovery through water sports, challenges, and coordinating events with Disabled Sports USA. John graduated from Pace University with a Bachelor in Business Administration. John is a Certified Public Accountant and practiced in the NY area prior to joining the exchange.