Managing Director

John is a Managing Director of Petra Capital Properties and a Registered Representative of Saxony Securities, Inc. He has over 40 years of sales and capital markets experience. He spent the majority of his career as Senior Vice President of Sales for CNL Investment Company where he was instrumental in growing the firm’s private placement and real estate investment trust (REIT) business.

Mr. Bishop recently joined Petra Capital Properties to help expand the company’s 1031 Exchange / Delaware Statutory Trust (DST) platform with a specific focus on philanthropy. John specializes in asset based philanthropic solutions for donor-based charities, endowments, planned giving, and other non-profit organizations. John applies his vast real estate investment background to educate financial professionals about the unique benefits a Delaware Statutory Trust (DST) and how investor-donors can reposition highly appreciated real estate holdings into diversified and passive income solutions.

John is a 1965 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy and was commissioned in the United States Marine Corps following graduation. He served with the Third Marine Division in Vietnam.

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