John is responsible for the day-to-day activities of Toro Real Estate Partners, including strategic direction of the company, formulation of investment strategy, acquisitions, dispositions, asset management, and investor relations.
Prior to co-founding Toro Real Estate Partners, John founded JC Property Group; a real estate investment company with primary focus on value add multifamily acquisitions. He has been investing in real estate since 2010, having started by buying tax deeds and tax liens. In 2013, he did over $3,250,000 in real estate transactions, as a residential broker. In 2014, he switched his focus to the multifamily asset class and became a member of a group that closed $56 million worth of transactions. Before leaving Marcus & Millichap to focus 100% of his time on the growth of his company, he was a team member of a group that sold over 26 multifamily properties in the Brooklyn and Queens market. Prior to his involvement real estate, John was a licensed (series 7 and 63) stockbroker, but decided that brick and mortar investments were far less speculative than the stock market.
John is from Long Island, NY and played baseball at Queens College where he graduated with a degree in Economics.