John brings a wealth of knowledge to VSM Real Estate. His professional resume includes property management, city planning, creating and managing TIF (tax increment financing) districts, Realtor and other entrepreneurial endeavors in Real Estate. Owning his own rental portfolio gives John a distinct perspective and can speak from experience when walking investors through new deals. He believes in transparency and integrity above all else.
John is originally from Buffalo, NY, but chose Minnesota to put down roots and raise a family. He and his wife Erica have two young children, Connor and Maya, and live in St Anthony Village. He graduated from the State University of New York in 2004 with degrees in Spanish and education. In 2012, John graduated from the University of Colorado with a Master’s degree in Urban and Regional Planning. This education allows John to view real estate plays through a unique lens that takes into consideration zoning, land use, walkability and transportation.