With over fifteen years of experience in the real estate industry, John leads the commercial division of Mitch Cox Companies and is a Senior Broker of Mitch Cox Realtor, Inc. In his career, John has successfully represented local, regional, and national clients resulting in average sales of over 28 million dollars per year for the past five years. He also manages a portfolio of more than 1,200,000 square feet of commercial real estate in the Tri-Cities. John has two Bachelor of Business Administration degrees from East Tennessee State University (one with a major in Accounting, the other with a major in Finance - Real Estate).
As a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM), he is recognized as an expert in the disciplines of commercial and investment real estate by the CCIM Institute.
John is deemed a Specialist in the Office Market and has been conferred the designation of SIOR by the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors. Professionals who have earned the SIOR designation are recognized as the most capable and experienced brokerage practitioners in any market.
John is a Past Member and Chairman of the Advisory Board for Jefferson Federal Bank's Tri-Cities Division. He has served as a Past Director of State of Franklin Savings Bank; a Past Director of Eastman Credit Union; a Trustee and Past Chairman of Mountain States Foundation; has served on the Investment Committee and Relationship Committee of Mountain States Health Alliance and presently serves on their Finance Committee; a Past Chairman of Young Life of Upper East Tennessee; is a Member of the International Council of Shopping Centers; a Member of the National Association of Realtors; a Member and Past President of the Tri-Cities Chapter of CCIM; serves on the President's Executive Council of Milligan College; serves as a member of the East Tennessee State University Foundation; serves on the board of the Northeast State Community College Foundation; serves as a Trustee on the Board of Speedway Children Charities - Bristol Chapter; and serves as a Member and Elder of Redeemer Community Church.