In 1970, John began his career in the real estate and construction business when he went to work for one of Canada's largest single family and multiple home developers in Canada. Since then he has been involved in over 350 million dollars of Real Estate business in all sectors from design, marketing financing and sales. Today, John is a licensed realtor with Sutton Real Estate and operate from his own Corporate office in Richmond BC specializing in the sale of recreational, retirement and investment properties everywhere in BC.
John is a consummate entrepreneur and workaholic and has been a success at varied aspects of his life. He is an accomplished pilot and travels the province in his own twin engine executive airplane. He was the president of a large residential and commercial construction company in Ontario in the eighties. He was the president and CEO of a chain of lumber stores in Eastern Ontario. He has served on a hospital board, was on the executive of Rotary, and was involved in the executive of the Ontario Liberal association.
He also successfully created and managed a TV production company in BC in the nineties.
He starred in the hit television series Wings Over Canada which appeared between 1997 and 2009 in Canada and the USA . He is the chairman of the Century Flight Club of Canada a national organization of pilots.
He is the winner of several prestigious marketing awards and is the recipient of the COPA Presidents award. John is married to Nancy his wife of 42 years has two children and three grandchildren.