Aaron serves as a Principal and President for the firm. Prior to establishing [in]SPIRE in the fall of 2016, Aaron was a leader for the multifamily focused Tech firm Luxer One, as the Director of the East Coast. For ten years prior he served and grew in the Multifamily and development industries as a leader for firms such as Greystar, Avalonbay and Dranoff Properties.
In 2014 Aaron graduated with distinction with an MBA from Arcadia University’s International school of business. During which he studied business from a global perspective and completed in depth company visits and analysis of several local and Fortune 100 companies in Czech Republic and Panama. He is avid traveler and has lived and worked in Seoul, South Korea and Cairns, Australia. He currently holds a New Jersey Real Estate License and is pursuing a Pennsylvania license.
Community Service is pillar of his life. For Rutgers University he developed and lead a program that empowered over 80 first generation students below the poverty to attend university, and raised a quarter million dollars for a scholarship fund. As member of Rotary, he built and led the first ever Rotaract for Young Professionals, and became the youngest member to obtain a leadership role on the district level in district 7640. Currently he serves as council member for Urban Land institute in Lehigh Valley and serves on the Young Leaders Council in Philadelphia.
A proud expecting father and husband, he currently resides in Pennsylvania.
John has over 20 years experience in residential real estate operations. He focuses on maximizing operational efficiency and optimizing cash flow by motivating team members and associates to perform at their highest level through coaching and mentoring.
Entrepreneurial-minded, John co-founded [in]SPIRE to create solutions for property management professionals to increase operational efficiency and financial profitability. John helps clients add value by overcoming operational, human resource, strategic and financial obstacles. Prior to [in]SPIRE, John served as the Vice President of Operations with Hunt Companies where he built an enthusiastic team of 825 associates, overseeing nearly 35,000 units in 28 states and the District of Columbia.
John holds an MBA from The Johns Hopkins University and his undergraduate degree in Business Management at Virginia Commonwealth University.
Serving as Principal and EVP, John Sweeney’s focus is on increasing operating performance and client management. John comes to [in]SPIRE with over 10 years experience as an accomplished real estate professional. John worked with United Group and Aimco Apartment Homes in a variety of distinguished roles that focused on property asset management, development, leasing and operations. Johns extensive experience ranges from multifamily residential to large scale luxury re-development projects in metropolitan markets.
Making the move to Philadelphia in 2012, John was able to develop strong professional relationships with real estate industry leaders. John’s long held entrepreneurial spirit has been the driving force in his past successes and his visions for the future.
Staying true to his Upstate New York roots, John prefers to spend his personal time in the outdoors-hiking, skiing, and traveling.