John started with Pontarelli Realty Company in 1982. As President and Managing Broker of Pontarelli Associates, he sets the strategy for the office as well as provides guidance and direction to staff members.
John was educated in Business at the University of Illinois, Chicago, as well as Elmhurst College. He has successfully marketed and sold many types of properties. His first years in the industry, he focused on the sale of single family homes and two to four unit residential property. This work evolved into other clients and opportunities ranging from multi-unit apartment buildings to land and industrial redevelopments.
John has truly become a leader in the industry and no one can better represent client interests on a personal level while leading them through difficult negotiations.
In his free time, John is an avid musician, playing guitar and drums and also enjoys dining out.