“We believe in equity. When our investors do well, we do well. We look at capital preservation as the first step, leading to cash flow, and maximizing income through to the sale of the asset at a profit.”

John is the founder and principal manager of Apartment Ventures and is responsible for acquisitions, investor relations and the operations of the Company. John formerly served as the Executive Vice President of Asset Management for BRE Properties, Inc. a publicly traded NYSE real estate investment trust from 1996 to 2001. In this role, he was responsible for the asset management organization, acquisition underwriting and due diligence for over 28,000 apartment units; a total of two and one half billion dollars in value. Prior to joining BRE Properties, John served as Vice President–Asset Manager for Real Estate Investment Trust of California (RCT)–NYSE, specializing in acquisition and ownership of apartments and commercial real estate throughout the western US. John holds the designation of Certified Property Manager from the Institute of Real Estate Management and is an honors graduate of California State University Long Beach.