John's practice includes a broad range of commercial real estate areas. He devotes a substantial portion of his time to financing transactions as counsel to developers and lenders.

John also practices in the area of construction contract negotiations, business leasing and real estate securitized commercial transactions. John negotiates construction contracts for public and private owners and reviews construction documents and drafts construction loan documents for lenders. 

He counsels lenders for a variety of workout and non-workout situations. John also collaborates with other Bond attorneys who routinely litigate construction disputes, prosecute foreclosures, handle collection matters and represent lenders in borrower bankruptcies.   

He represents tenants, landlords and developers for office and industrial leasing and development projects. John also negotiates retail leases for both landlords and tenants.

John spent several years as counsel to a multistate retail and mixed-use developer. Acting in that capacity, he gained recognition as an expert in commercial leasing, construction contract negotiations, construction loan and permanent loan financing.  He is currently a member of the New York Bar Association’s Committee on Real Estate Construction.

  • Martindale-Hubbell®, Distinguished Rated
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Onondaga County Bar Association

  • COVID-19 @ Work: Straight Talk Series - Session III: Landlord Tenant Agreements, May 19, 2020

  • Member, Onondaga County Planning Federation Board 
  • Chairman, Town of Onondaga Zoning Board of Appeals