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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 business leasing and general commercial transactions. He represents tenants, landlords and developers for a wide variety of office and industrial leasing and development projects. John also negotiates retail leases for both landlords and tenants.

John spent several years as counsel to the multi-state retail and mixed use developer. Acting in the capacity of chief leasing counsel, he gained wide recognition as an expert in commercial leasing and during that time he negotiated hundreds of leases with local, regional, and national tenants. Currently, John advises a notable group of regional and national clients in commercial lease negotiations. He has lectured on a wide variety of leasing topics and is a past member of the New York State Bar Association's sub-committee on commercial leasing.

  • Martindale-Hubbell®, AV Preeminent 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