John has been a member of the Property Owners Association NSW (POANSW) for 10 years. His family has been involved in the POANSW for 35 years. His father served as the President for 7 years and was the Chairman of the Private Hotel and Boarding House Division for 5 of those years. He is a licensed real estate agent and the principal of a real estate agency in the Eastern suburbs. He has worked in the real estate industry since 2000. The POANSW membership and its networking aspect have played a vital role in the success of John and his family’s ongoing operation of their new generation boarding house portfolio. John and his family have been involved in the investment, development, and management of new generation boarding houses for over 40 years. He contributes his experience to the POANSW committee as a new generation boarding house owner and operator and a licensed real estate agent to assist the POANSW in pursuing a fair deal for property owners.