John was born and raised in Glens Falls, New York. He entered the financial services business in 1974 after attending the University of New Hampshire. He worked in sales, sales management, training instruction and district management with Metropolitan Life until 1981, at which time he joined New England Life. John shifted his focus and concentrated on providing comprehensive financial planning and estate planning for individual clients and small business owners. In 1999 John left New England Life to specialize in fee-based wealth management and retirement planning.
John resides in Windham, NH with his wife Donna. Their son Jon Nathan is a practicing attorney in Manchester, NH.