John C. Terando is Senior Vice President, Western States Division, at Griffin Living™, a privately held company that develops and operates senior living communities.
Based in Calabasas, California, John oversees the development and operations of Griffin Living™ projects in the Western United States and raises capital and structures joint ventures for Griffin Living™ projects across the country.
John has held principal and senior executive positions in several real estate development firms and is responsible for leading a multi-regional company from inception to over $200 million in annual revenues. Throughout his career he has helped structure over $1 billion of debt, equity, and permanent financing for real estate projects. He has also overseen the day-to-day management operations for numerous types of projects, including single and multi-family residential homes as well as age-restricted, assisted living, and memory care communities.
Prior to his real estate career, John held business management roles at 3Com, IBM, and Arrow Electronics.
John holds a BA in Political Science from UCLA and an MBA from San Diego State University and is a licensed California real estate broker.