November 28, 2017
John August has spent over 30 years in the real estate business. John oversees the property management, construction and approvals aspects of the company.
Mr. August started his real estate career while employed at Monro Muffler Brake Inc. He was promoted in 1983 to lead the Rochester based automotive repair chain on an aggressive expansion program. He oversaw the creation and operation of an internal real estate department responsible for all aspects of site acquisition, government approvals and construction. Under his direction nearly three hundred stores were opened during the next 10 years, expanding Monro’s presence into 15 new states. In 1988, John was promoted to Sr. V.P and took additional responsibility for the Facilities, Maintenance and Training departments.
Mr. August retired in 1998 after serving Monro for over 26 years, the last 15 years running all phases of facility development and management. Using this vast experience he founded J. August Properties Inc. specializing in commercial real estate development. In 2000 he teamed with investment partner David Dworkin to form JADD Management.
Mr. August is active on various community boards, most recently serving as President of Hillel School in Brighton, NY.