Started Commercial Real Estate Career with Draper & Kramer, Inc. in Chicago in 1981. Started with management & leasing of office buildings and shopping centers in the Chicago area. Moved to Florida in the early 1980s to work with Draper & Kramer to expand their Florida presence. Direct involvement in the development, management and leasing of major commercial real estate portfolio. Ultimately rising to President of Draper & Kramer of Florida, Inc., with total Asset Management Responsibilities for approximately 1,000,000sf portfolio. Earned the CCIM, CPM & CSM designations along the way. During this time, John personally negotiated leases for approximately 500,000sf of space. Also brokered in excess of $100,000,000 in commercial property sales in the early to mid 90's. Formed Gulfstream Realty with two out of state partners in 1999 to oversee property portfolio of approximately 1,000,000 sf. Formed Jupiter Realty Company in 2002 to develop & invest in Florida properties for own account and work on select brokerage opportunities. See Completed Transactions Section for volume of deals consummated and Additional Info Section for photos of projects developed and/or sold.