Creating both short articles and blogs as well as extensive research briefings on banking, consumer protection, personal finance, mortgages, housing, and real estate.
Films, baseball, hockey, stock trading, real estate investing.
During his time at Johns Hopkins, John studied and wrote extensively about the great American authors from Melville to Capote. John also completed a significant amount of coursework on Roman and Greek history.
John has represented major financial institutions and hedge funds before Congress. He has covered financial services issues as a Capitol Hill reporter. John has also written white papers for a leading national trade association comprised of financial services companies.
John operated his own public relations and lobbying firm for 15 years in Washington DC. He has met with hundreds of members of Congress and staff, regulatory agencies, and officials from several Administrations. John has a unique and thorough understanding of how Washington works.
As a lobbyist and public relations consultant, John represented the residential real estate investing industry for nearly a decade. His services including all aspects of media representation (editorials, television and radio appearances, etc.) and direct lobbying of Congress and FHFA resulting in changes to the treatment of distressed properties.
John has written blog posts for clients and as a freelance writer. He has covered a broad range of issues, but generally focuses on banking, housing, and consumer issues.
John has written dozens of white papers, primarily on financial services matters. His writings have been referenced on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives and media outlets. He has provided white papers for national trade associations
John has written dozens of published editorials on behalf of his clients both as a signatory and as a ghost writer. His editorials have been published in The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Roll Call and The Hill.