John joined Swisher Commercial as a Real Estate Agent in 2001 after a long successful career as Vice President of Manufacturing in a company headquartered in Chelsea, Michigan. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from Ferris State University in 1972. While in manufacturing he was in charge of all operations, building construction, and equipment negotiation for the three main divisions of the company.
While working in the Chelsea community, John was very active in local government and the Chelsea Hospital Board of Directors. He served two terms as President of the Chelsea Chamber of Commerce and six on the Chelsea Hospital Board. On the Hospital Board, John was Finance Committee Chairman, where he led the decision to design and build a new Emergency Room in Chelsea. He was also involved in starting the $8.6 million Wellness Center.
John brings to his clients at Swisher an understanding of the real estate needs of commercial and public enterprises and a strong familiarity with the Dexter/Chelsea region of Washtenaw County. With his experience in business and development he can provide advice and contacts for a diverse range of project goals.
John is an active member of the community volunteering for the "Great Day to Be Alive" foundation, which funds a Chemotherapy clinic at Chelsea hospital.
John has lived in the Dexter area for 35 years with his wife, Debi, and his children, Jeff and Jennifer, who attended the Dexter School system. He is a member of the local Chamber of Commerce and helps organize the annual golf outing. He has been active with the School Board and he worked on the development of all its building projects over the past 20 years. With his children's interest in sports, John remains involved in their school Booster Clubs. He also enjoys golf, scuba diving, and attending sports events.
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Real Estate License: 6501304591
50,556 SF, Industrial (Flex Space, Free-Standing, Mixed Use, Light Industrial, Office Showroom, Warehouse/Distribution), Dexter, MI
1,500 SF, Retail-Commercial (Convenience Store, Street Retail, Other), Ann Arbor, MI
6,600 SF, Retail-Commercial (Convenience Store, Restaurant, Street Retail, Tavern/Bar/Nightclub, Other), Ann Arbor, MI
9,300 SF, Retail-Commercial (Car Wash, Convenience Store, Free-Standing Building, Mixed Use, Restaurant, Retail-Pad, Service Station/Gas Station, Street Retail, Vehicle Related, Other), Chelsea, MI
24.57 Acres, Vacant Land (Agricultural, Multi-Family, Residential (Single Family)), Pinckney, MI
14,404 SF, Industrial (Flex Space, Free-Standing, Industrial-Business Park, Manufacturing, Mixed Use, Light Industrial, Office Showroom, Research & Development, Warehouse/Distribution, Other), Ann Arbor, MI
4,385 SF, Industrial (Flex Space, Industrial-Business Park, Manufacturing, Light Industrial, Office Showroom, Other), Ann Arbor, MI
8,472 SF, Industrial (Flex Space, Free-Standing, Light Industrial, Office Showroom, Warehouse/Distribution, Other), Jackson, MI