March 21 - April 3, 2017

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Professional Profiles


Professional Profile: John Frantz, Jr. 1994


  • Title: President
  • Company: The Sutton Companies
  • Location: Suite 600, One Lincoln Center, Syracuse, NY 13202
  • Birthplace: Knoxville, TN 1940

Family: Divorced; 5 children
High school (college) activities: A.B. Harvard University (English)
First job outside of real estate: Bellhop, Doctors Mote; St. Petersburg, Fla. (Sr. in high school)
First job in real estate: Asst. to exec. dir. D.C. Urban Renewal Agency
What do you do now and what are you planning for the future: Expand on our Management & Brokerage Division’s management and marketing of REO’s; and expansion of our Development Divisions current program of $40 MM in construction of nursing homes and other health-related facilities
Hobbies, Likes and Dislikes: Rollerblading, cross-country, skiing, reading and all kinds of music.
Last or Favorite Book: Truman, by David McCullough
Last or Favorite Movie: Short Cuts, by Robert Altman
Key to success (one idea): What counts is not what you do but who you do it with
If you were not successful in the business you are now in and were forced to choose another vocation, whether you are qualified or not, what would it be? Teaching Violin at the Julliard School.