John served in the United States Army for 4 years, before spending 2 years in Los Angeles as a struggling actor, appearing in small parts of 4 movies. John then moved to New York to serve as a police office for 10 years, followed by another 10 years as an officer in Nassau county. Today John owns and operates Cool Monkey in Stonybrook, NY. A die hard Jets fan, John also roots for the Mets and Islanders. John enjoys playing golf and horse racing.