John is a Managing Director and the Head of Canadian Real Estate Corporate Banking at RBC Capital Markets (RBCCM). John has more than 25 years of experience in corporate lending and real estate. Currently, he is responsible for managing RBCCM’s corporate banking and commercial mortgage exposure for real estate clients in Canada. John has led financing transactions in Canada, the U.S. and Europe. He is an active industry speaker, having been a panelist/presenter at the Real Estate Forum, RealCapital, RealREIT, the New Apartment Construction and Mixed Use Symposium, and the Queen’s University Real Estate Capital Markets seminar. John was also one of the original developers and instructors for the Real Property Association of Canada course, Lending in Commercial Real Estate.
John is a member of the RBC Capital Markets United Way Committee. He also volunteers with the Oakville Aquatic Club, is a Swim Ontario official, and manages a Minor Oaks Hockey Association Pee Wee hockey team in Oakville. John has an Honours Bachelor of Commerce degree (Finance) and a CPA, CMA designation.