Vice President Construction & Development
John’s duties include project management, design development, preconstruction, contract negotiations, and architectural design oversight and assist. Prior to joining Taconic in 2015, John spent 20 years as an architect and project manager for ownership with Hartz Mountain Industries and was responsible for over one billion square feet of construction and development including the Tribeca Grand and Soho Grand Hotels. He then moved on to the role of project executive for RC Dolner Construction, where he was responsible for $200 million of construction and renovation including the Hyatt Andaz on 41st Street and the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center. As a senior project manager for Macklowe Properties from 2012 to 2015, he was responsible for construction oversight of 432 Park Ave, a new $700 million, 1,400-foot tall, luxury residential tower on 56th Street and Park Avenue. John holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture from New York Institute of Technology and has been a practicing, licensed architect in New York and New Jersey since 1994.