John Fontana

Senior Analyst


John Fontana is an Analyst in the Capital Markets Group of Cushman and Wakefield working alongside Robert A. Knakal, Chairman of New York Investment Sales. To date, John has been directly involved in sales with an aggregate value of over $2.2 billion dollars and along with his team, is currently marketing over $4 billion in properties spanning the New York metro Area. Previously, he was an Analyst at Massey Knakal Realty Services. Cushman & Wakefield acquired Massey Knakal on December 31, 2014.

Before joining Massey Knakal in 2014, John was a Junior Underwriter working at Real Estate Mortgage Network, Inc. where he evaluated loan applications for risks and various criteria such as investor requirements, accuracy, consistency and completeness. He utilized investigative data sources to obtain third party verifications for entity existence and fraud protection and he ensured compliance with state and federal regulations as well as the company’s Quality Control policies and procedures.

Previously, John spent six years at All American Home Mortgage Corp. in Uniondale NY where he held a number of roles including working as a Junior Underwriter, a Senior Financial Loan Analyst, and Mortgage Loan Originator.

John earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Real Estate from New York University, where he spent time as the President and Vice President of the SPS Undergraduate Student Council, was the Co-Founder and President of the NYUSPS Undergraduate Real Estate Club, and graduated Summa Cum Laude. John earned his Associate of Arts degree in Business Administration from Brookdale Community College.

Professional Recognitions:

-JP Morgan Chase Global Real Assets Case Competition Finalist, 2013

-NYU Presidents Service Award, 2013


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John Fontana
Senior Analyst
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