Born and raised in Hollidaysburg, PA, John is a graduate of Juniata College. To John, the real estate business is a family affair, which includes his wife, Dianne, and sons, J.P. and Matthew. The National Realtors Association recognized John for 40+ years in the real estate profession. He is a member of the Hollidaysburg Area High School Football Hall of Fame. John has been a member of the Hollidaysburg Borough Council for 24 years, and has been the Council President for eight years. He is currently serving as the Borough Mayor.