He holds a Degree from The University of the State of New York in Albany (which is now known as Excelsior College) where he majored in Business Administration. John also holds a Doctorate of Humane Letters in Philosophy from CICA International University and Seminary. In addition to his degrees, he also holds an Advanced Certificate in Television Production from the “Center For Media Arts” in New York City.
He worked six years on Wall Street in the Investment Banking area before moving into the mortgage business in 1990. It was at Lehman brothers that he got his first exposure to international business. As a mortgage professional in 2000 John joined Carteret Mortgage Corp. where he opened his first Net Branch Mortgage operation in Brooklyn. In 2002 he moved his branch operation from Carteret to “The Money Place” a mortgage broker ship based out of Syracuse New York. From there he accepted the position of Regional Manager for Resource One Mortgage Bankers based in Jericho New York. In November of 2004 John opened his third branch office with Resource One.
On the real estate side John became a licensed realtor and joined the Re/max Corporation as a real estate agent in 1994 while at the same time continuing to write mortgages as a mortgage professional. In 1999 he left Re/max to form his own company JA Home Sales with his wife Annette. Today he and his wife still runs “JA Home Sales” in Cambria Heights Queens, NY. Knowing that diversification is a key component to success in business he created JA Home Sales and Realty
He has authored other works such as "Your Piece of The Rock", "Fit After 50" and "Developing a Mindset for a Positive Success Foundation".