John began his real estate career in Nampa, Idaho, buying and remodeling residential properties while still in high school. After college, he spent two years in Seattle working for Seattle Pacific Realty in leasing and land acquisition.
Upon his return to Boise, he worked for the Idaho Housing Agency as their Commercial Loan Underwriter and was the sole underwriter for the Section 42 - Low Income Housing Tax Credit program. He also helped write the manuals for that program in the state of Idaho. During the 1990’s, John built up a thriving property management business, managing 350 residential units and 40,000 square feet of commercial space. He sold the business after six years and did consulting work for multi-family properties in Boise, Montana, Wyoming, and Utah.
Prior to joining Colliers, John was the Director of Land Acquisition for the Hubble Group’s land development branch, Providence Development Group. Hubble is consistently the number 2 home builder in Idaho.