Head of Acquisitions
John is a Houston native and an experienced real estate investor. He previously worked in New York City for 10 years as Director of Acquisitions for a portfolio company of the Blackstone Group, and at Phoenix Realty Group, an institutional private equity fund manager. Over the course of his career, John has personally and professionally acquired, managed and sold over 3,000 apartments and homes totaling $1B+ of transactions.
John holds a Bachelors of Business Degree with a major in finance from University of Texas at Austin. He began his career as an analyst in the CMBS loan origination group at UBS AG. He later became an adjunct professor at the New York University Schack Real Estate Institute, and is an active member of the Covenant House charity for homeless youth. He currently resides in Houston with his wife and two children.
Single Family Rental Fund Acquisitions & Finance
Words to live by:
"Buy land, they're not making it anymore." - Mark Twain
All-time favorite movie:
The Karate Kid
Interests outside of work:
Spending time with friends and family, water-sports, tennis, golf, audiobooks and Houston sports.
What was your first job?
Golf course divot filler
What music/bands do you like to listen to?
A little bit of everything