The Whitney name has been associated with real estate in Waterloo Region since 1911. John Whitney joined the family business in 1975. He studied Planning and Geography at Wilfrid Laurier University and joined the WHITNEY firm after university.
John Whitney has lived in the region all his life and has a passion to make our cities a wonderful place to live and work. The local commercial real estate market started as a rather small group of practicing agents and John takes credit for training and bringing a broad number of new agents into the business. He is a seasoned professional in all aspects of the real estate business.
He was a founding member of Communitech and served as Chairman for 10 years. During his tenure as Chairman, the Prosperity Council was formed. John was also a founding member of Canada’s Technology Triangle (CTT), now known as the Waterloo EDC.