John advises and assists school districts with a variety of real estate transactions, real estate development and construction matters. His experience includes a range of projects including gymnasiums, dormitories, academic buildings, general campus infrastructure as well as renovations and rehab of existing structures along with hazardous material mitigation. John regularly prepares and negotiates construction contracts for public and private endeavors involving educational institutions. He also advises public institutions concerning statutory compliance with bidding and contracting requirements.

John often assists clients with public and private project lien matters. He also counsels clients on financing requirements for development and construction projects and he has developed a well-recognized practice in the area of lease interpretation and negotiations for education clients such as school buses.

  • 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