John Hammond is a proven land development veteran with over 30 years of experience in the Texas, Virginia and Maryland markets. John started his real estate career with Friendswood as an Acquisitions Manager and has led the company as President since 2002. As President, Mr. Hammond leads a team of experience professionals responsible for the acquisition, entitlement, planning, conceptual design, engineering, construction and marketing of Friendswood’s portfolio of communities.
Prior to joining Friendswood, Hammond served as Project Manager for H. B. Zachry Company where he worked on several large scale petrochemical facilities in Texas and Mississippi.
He earned his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Texas A&M University, his Professional Engineer’s license from the State of Texas, and an Masters in Business Administration from Southern Methodist University. More recently, John has taken his 30 plus years of real estate experience to the classroom at the University of Houston. He serves as an adjunct professor in the Bauer College of Business Graduate Real Estate Program.