President of Quaestor Advisors
John’s experience as an asset management specialist spans more than two decades. Before joining Arena, he was senior vice president at Arbor Realty Trust, where he oversaw asset management and special assets and situations. Before that, he was a director at UBS/Dillon Read Capital Management, where he oversaw asset management and real estate debt portfolio reporting. Prior positions include roles with Capital Trust, Phoenix Realty Securities, the J.E. Robert/Goldman Sachs joint venture (predecessor to Archon Group), the Resolution Trust Corporation, Citibank, and Connecticut National Bank, where he was involved with portfolio and asset management, commercial and real estate lending and investing, and loan workout and restructuring.
Prior to his corporate career, John was an officer with the United States Marine Corps.
John holds a BS in management from Central Connecticut State University, a diploma in real estate investment analysis from New York University, an MS in systems management from the University of Southern California, and a doctorate of business administration in finance from Sacred Heart University. He also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a Certified Financial Risk Manager.