John is the Broker of Sisco & Farris, LLC, a licensed TN Real Estate Brokerage firm, and provides financial analysis and project support to the Land Innovations, LLC team. John’s previous experience includes working as Director of Operations for a Tennessee real estate investment firm which owned and managed a multi-family portfolio consisting of 1300 units located in Tennessee and Georgia.
His diverse background also includes time in DC where he reported to the Director of Special Projects for the United States Senate Sergeant at Arms, primarily assisting with the initial development of the monthly Financial and Operations Report for the department’s $70 million annual budget. In addition to his financial background, John also worked for the Legislative Director to Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott (R-MS) and as a Staff Assistant for Senator Conrad Burns (R-MT) ultimately finishing his time in Washington working in the Office of Legislative Affairs in the Executive Office of the President during the initial term of President George W. Bush.
After returning to Nashville, he expanded his skill set by providing development and investment analysis to the Sisco Group, a real estate consulting firm with offices in Washington, DC and Nashville, Tennessee. During this time, he successfully completed a mixed-use development in downtown Nashville called The Lofts at 320 Broadway, helped co-found Nacho’s Mexican Restaurant with three locations in the Nashville area, and worked as a legislative analyst for a Health Information Company.
John received his Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) in 2008 from the Massey School at Belmont University where he was awarded the Massey ETS Top 10% Award for outstanding performance on the National Educational Testing Service Major Field Test in Business. He is also a lifetime member of the Friends of the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.
Montgomery Bell Academy (Nashville, TN)
BBA University of Georgia – Terry College of Business (Athens, GA)
MBA – Belmont University – Jack C. Massey Graduate School of Business (Nashville, TN)
The Williamson County Association of Realtors® (WCAR)
Lifetime Member of the Friends of Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt
Top 10% Award for outstanding performance on the National Educational Testing Service Major Field Test in Business