Married to his childhood sweetheart Rosanne and has one son who is living in Natick with his family. Retired in 2002 after 34 years of teaching and school administration. Last position was vice principal of Crosby High School.
Currently, Adjunct faculty at 2 community colleges where he teaches Chemistry. Owns and operates American Mortgage & Realty Group LLC., a CT State licensed and bonded mortgage Broker Company founded in 1978. Moved to Sandisfield in 1998 and has become an active member of the town. John has held several leadership positions including school board member and chairperson, cultural council member and chairperson, town moderator and recently town Select Board Chair. Member of the SARC Board of Directors where he acts as a conduit to local residents to encourage their participation.