John brings over 25 years of real estate leadership and experience to RealFoundations. John is a CPA, CMA, CFM and CGMA. John is a former Chief Accounting Officer and formerly served as Vice-President of Shared Services for a large publicly traded office REIT, and Vice-President of Property Accounting for a large privately held retail REIT. He has significant real estate experience and his clients have included one of the largest mall owners in the world, a multi-family, office and retail firm, a retailer, one of the nation’s largest owners of single family homes, and several multi-family companies. His experience includes real estate property and corporate accounting, managed services and data governance with an emphasis on process analysis and improvement initiatives.
John is a former Chair of the Institute of Management Accountants, and former Chair of the Board of Regents of theInstitute of Certified Management Accountants. He has authored over two dozen articles on accounting and operational issues for Management Accounting and Strategic Finance magazines. “His most recent article: “The Path Forward for Accounting,” appeared in the March, 2017 issue of Strategic Finance.”