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FOR U.S. SENATE 2016
John Coyne is 65 years old and has five children and eleven grandchildren. He resides with his wife Pamela and son Christopher in Alpharetta, Georgia.
John was born in Glen Ridge, New Jersey in 1950, graduated from Livingston High School in 1968, attended Essex County College in Newark, New Jersey where he studied engineering and was Captain of the Golf Team from 1968-1970.
In 1970, he transferred to the University of Georgia and received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Agriculture in 1972. During his two years at the University of Georgia, John was employed to help oversee the operations of the University greenhouses and the College Station Research facility as an assistant to several professors in the Horticulture Department. John was a member of the Ag Hill Council and Vice President of the Agronomy Club.
PRESENT WORK HISTORY
John is the CEO of Management Enterprises Inc., providing various services to the residential and commercial real estate market with over 40 years of experience. More recently, he has expanded the business of Blue Natural Waters Corp., an aquaculture company that recently completed its research and development plan to produce large quantities of tilapia and shrimp in a secure indoor environmental facility.
John is also the Founder of Managed Environments Inc., which is a non-profit company with plans to build and manage independent living/housing for young adults with developmental disabilities.
John has been an Associate/Project Manager with the Architectural firm of H.D.H. Partnership from 1987 to 1999. John’s area of specialty is in real estate due diligence providing clients with pre-acquisition and construction inspections, site and land use studies, architectural code compliance research, and providing and implementing a Capital Improvement Strategies and budget to satisfy the needs of the projects.
During his tenure, John has dealt directly with some of the largest real estate investment groups and financial institutions in the United States. H.D.H. has provided services nationally to numerous Real Estate Investment Trusts. John was the Project Manager for H.D.H. from 1993-1995 overseeing specific due diligence for the Charles E. Smith Company in Washington, D.C. H.D.H. Partners has completed due diligence and architectural inspections on several hundred properties totaling over three million multi-family units and several million square feet of retail development.
PRIOR RELATIONSHIPS / PARTNERSHIPS
John has served in the management and ownership capacity to several of Atlanta’s most respected and recognized companies. He has been with the Fred J. Schwaemmle Corporation and its associated company, Management Enterprises, Inc., overseeing the Apartment Services Division and was a board member of the Company. He later founded Greenleaves, an affiliate of the Calibre Companies of Georgia, responsible for all the land planning and all exterior development of their multi-family projects. Calibre Company developed and managed over 10,000 multi-family units in Atlanta and served other cities throughout the United States.
In addition to his real estate development background, John was also President of Sears Lawn Care Company, a licensee of Sears and Roebuck Inc. The company serviced the metro Atlanta area. The company became second in size and service only to Chemlawn, the national leader in chemical lawn care.
John has maintained a real estate license in Georgia for over 43 years.
JOHN HAD A STRONG WORK AND ETHICAL UPBRINGING
John started working, as most young men, cutting neighbor’s lawns and shoveling snow during winters. At 14, he delivered newspapers for the Newark Star Ledger, and as a senior in high school, got his first full-time summer job with Kinney Shoes. He continued working nights and summer vacations for Sherwin Williams’s distribution warehouse while attending college until graduation.
Being the father of five children, John has served in several areas. He was head coach and director at Murphy-Candler Little League program, a sponsor to Atlanta Colt Football, an assistant to the Atlanta Junior Golf program, a supporter of Gwinnett County Soccer program, head coach with the Jonesboro Athletic Association’s baseball program, supporter and assistant to the Georgia Special Olympics, supporter and assistant of the Atlanta Association for Developmental Disabilities (AADD) recreational program, and the North Metro Miracle League (NMML) baseball program.
John is an advocate for the developmentally disabled to the state’s Regional Board and the Governor’s Council for the developmentally disabled.
John is a member of the Roswell United Methodist Church where he serves as an Usher.