John serves on the Investment Committee of Upside Avenue as a Strategic Acquisitions Advisor, providing expert guidance on acquisition timing and property selection. Having acquired over $250 million in real estate throughout his career, John plays a critical role in validating underwriting assumptions and developing the overall investment and value-add strategies.
With more than 15 years’ experience in investment management, corporate finance, project development and management, John brings a deep understanding of the multi-family market. John, served as principal of Steelwood Property Company, was an investment banker with Banc of America Securities — executing over $3.4 billion in equity and debt financing and consulted to real estate investment and private equity companies across the nation.
He concurrently serves as the Chief Investment Officer for Upside Avenue’s parent company, The PPA Group where he oversees their investment portfolio of over $290 assets under management.
He holds a B.S. in Civil Engineering and an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin.