John joined TOBIN in 1976, having qualified from UCD. John has covered a wide range of commercial, residential, community, amenity and infrastructural developments across the country with primary focus afforded to Dublin, Louth, Cavan, Sligo and Mayo. More recently, he has concentrated on Galway City and County. He has designed, obtained planning and finance approval and project managed the construction of: Industrial, Office, Retail, Catering, Hotel, Sports/ Leisure, Airport and Harbour. He has looked after property purchase, legal and due diligence for public and private housing, religious and educational buildings, amenity developments and sports field/training facilities.
Some of the projects that John has been involved with includes the following: Galway City Housing (Newcastle to Cappagh and Ballinfoile to Roscam), Galway City West Retail and Industrial, Galway Regional Sports Centre, Galway Mosque Ballybrit, GAA Connacht Centre of Excellence Ballyhaunis, National Park Diamond Hill, National Sports Centre Pitches in Abbotstown, FAI Terryland Park, Galway Airport, Galway Harbour Enterprise Park and the Galway Harbour Extension.
John has a broad range of interests in people, nature, landscape, Irish language, history, sports, politics and community development.