John Graham joined Sunbelt Holdings in 1982 and became President & CEO in 1990. John’s background in asset management, development and real estate investment provides a solid foundation of knowledge and experience in the real estate field. Under John’s direction Sunbelt has become a dominant force, in both community affairs and real estate activities. John’s prior experience included The Koll Company in asset management and development from 1980- 1982 and Coldwell Banker in asset management and sales from 1978-1980.
John’s community affiliations include the ASU Foundation, Banner Health Foundation, Brophy College Preparatory, Greater Phoenix Leadership, Office of the Governor, Paradise Valley Country Club, PGA Southwest Section, Phoenix Symphony Association, Positive Coaching Alliance, Teach For America Phoenix, The Nature Conservancy, Urban Land Institute, Valley of the Sun United Way, Valley Forward Association and the Wells Fargo community advisory board.
A long-time supporter of the Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center (SARRC), John is committed to making First Place® AZ a reality for young adults with autism and their families by serving as a real estate advisor and member of the First Place capital campaign cabinet.