John was born and raised in Washington, DC, literally growing up around the real estate business. This local insight and knowledge of both the real estate industry and Washington's diverse neighborhoods endows him with a unique ability to find his clients, whether renters new to town or longtime residents, their ideal home. When working with sellers, John specializes in creating specific marketing strategies that ensure each property its full exposure. John is known for creativity, diligence, a strong work ethic and a passion for Washington real estate; as buyers, sellers & renters who have worked with John will attest, he provides his clients with a superior level of service.
Prior to joining Cathie Gill, Inc., John worked as a residential real estate agent in Santa Barbara, California. He also worked with Madison Retail Group, the William Morris Agency, NBC and ran his own film and television production company.
John holds a BA in English from Tulane University and a master's degree in Real Estate Studies from Georgetown University, which included a semester of study at the London School of Economics. Since moving back to the area in 2007, John has resided in Georgetown.