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Professional Profile: John Meder 2008


  • Title: Realtor, Land & Development Specialist
  • Company: Davis R. Chant Real Estate
  • Location: Milford, PA
  • Birthplace: Flushing, NY, 1956

Family: Wife, Oi

College: The Cooper Union, bachelor of architecture; Harvard University, master of architecture

First job in real estate or allied field: Director of design for a private commercial developer

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? In ’05 we had over 1,000 transactions in excess of $400 million. Half of that was for investment land, mostly for residential development. We see unlimited opportunities in the brokerage of land and we will place even more resources in this aspect of our firm.

Hobbies: Restoring antique chairs, fishing and yard sale-ing with my bride

Favorite book: “Belle Du Seigneur” by Albert Cohen, “Flight to Arras” by St. Exupery

Favorite movie: “Diva,” 1981, Jean-Jacques Beineix

Persons you admire most (outside of family): Davis Chant, Leonard Stern, the Dalai Lama