I have been a resident of the scenic Hudson Valley Region since moving here with my family in 1970. After graduating from SUNY College of Environmental Science in 1978, I began a career with Dutchess County Civil Service. After retiring after serving 26 years with the County, I began my career in real estate in 2007.  Using my gained communication people-person skills from my previous position, I bring a personal touch to the home buying and selling process.  I have built a reputation known for my friendly customer care, proven ability to guide buyers to obtain the best deal for their dream home, and assist sellers to a smooth, stress-free sale of their home.

My love for nature and appreciation of the outdoors has been a mainstay for me in this area. Hiking, fishing, and boating are some of my favorite activities.  I am passionate about informing others about the many benefits of living in the Hudson Valley.

If you are looking for an agent that you can build a friendly and trustworthy relationship with, then I am the one. My clients say that I’ve become part of their families, and I feel the same way.  I have extensive knowledge of communities in Dutchess County and its surrounding areas.  I have brokered many properties throughout the region. As an experienced agent, I understand that buying and selling a home is one of the biggest life decisions one can make. I view this representation and guidance of my clients through this process as a true privilege.

Gabriella N. - “He helped us tremendously to find the right home that was the perfect fit for us."

Leonard W.  - “From the moment I spoke to John he educated me on the home buying process, locations, highways and soooo much more!”

Nili J. - “John was very professional and helped us find the home of our dreams!”

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Thank you for your trust.