John is skilled in relationship building with home buyers and home sellers. He is particularly skilled in service excellence, listening to clients so that he fully understands their needs, concerns, and wants. John is skilled in pricing homes for sale at a price that will attract buyers and at a price that will often sell at or above market value. He is also skilled in identifying homes and communities for perspective buyers that meet their home owner expectations.
John developed these skills having held a number of executive management positions prior to his current career as a real estate agent. At the age of 25 he held the position of Assistant Director at the world renowned Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City. In this position approximately half of the hospital’s departments reported to him. Five years later he joined the management consulting firm of Booz Allen and Hamilton as a healthcare consultant.
John was also the first person in
the federal government to establish an office that promoted work-site employee
health and wellness programs for 3 million civilian employees. Following his
Washington DC stint as an Assistant Bureau Director for Health, he returned to
New York where he founded and served as President of a training and consulting
firm that over the years has helped thousands of professional and
nonprofessional staff enhance their on the job performance. John has personally
served as project director to over 30 hospital-wide and nursing home wide
customer service enhancement contracts resulting in improved patient
satisfaction rates, including one contract to train over 35,000 employees of
the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation consisting of over 5000 full
days of training.
John has held numerous leadership roles, donating his time, as a volunteer. For 22 years he served as President of his Oberlin College graduating class. He served 12 years as President of the Westchester Chapter of the American Jewish Congress, and later as President of AJCongress’ New York Metropolitan Region. Currently, John is a board member of the Westchester American Jewish Committee. He also serves as a member of the Scarsdale Citizens Nominating Committee. From 1978 to 2008 John was an adjunct assistant professor of health care management at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health.
His extensive business experience has prepared him to represent home buyers and home sellers. John's mission is to make his client's home buying and home selling experiences as stress-free as possible by offering “concierge” real estate service during each step of the process. Having been a consultant to senior living communities, when working with senior home sellers who wish to move to a senior residential community, John often assists these home sellers, free of charge, navigate through the confusing options available to them, so that they can identify the most appropriate senior community to move to based on their needs, concerns, and circumstances.
John received a Masters degree in hospital administration from Columbia University and a doctoral degree in public administration from New York University. For over 30 years John has lived in Scarsdale with his wife where together they brought up four children, each of whom attended and graduated from the Scarsdale Public schools.