John J. Cona is Founder and Chief Executive Officer of F9Analytics, LLC and Managing Director of Codeworks, LLC its’ parent company, a financial focused technology company founded in Los Angeles, CA and headquartered in Tucson, AZ.
Prior to founding F9Analytics, Mr. Cona served as Executive Asset Manager for a boutique technology centric CRE asset management firm specializing in the development of advanced property valuation systems, programmatic modeling/reporting, and BI analytics. As Executive Asset Manager Mr. Cona was involved in multi-continent asset management initiatives for the likes of GE Capital Global Asset Management and DEXUS Property Group of Australia (ASX:DXS), both requiring the development of specialized portfolio valuation and analytics systems, providing valuation and reporting on 7,000 equity owned assets to underwriters in the US, Europe, and Asia-Pacific. Prior to serving as Executive Asset Manager, Mr. Cona served as Investment Officer with Cole Real Estate Investments (COLE:US) responsible for leading the company’s early valuation and investment programs from an obscure $250M in total assets to $2 Billion in real estate collateralized debt and equity invested annually.
Prior to serving as Investment Officer with Cole, Mr. Cona had the unique opportunity to serve as Senior Financial Analyst, to billionaire Donald Bren’s Irvine Company - Investment Properties Group, during one of the largest private property investment programs in the US, acquiring $3.2 billion in class-A office over 2-years. Over the last 15 years he has served some of the most prominent investment firms in the US, as technical asset manager, analyst, and investment officer, underwriting some $30 billion in aggregate assets; and acquiring some of the most recognizable buildings on the US skyline. Mr. Cona contributes these career opportunities to a highly specialized analytic skill-set he cultivated from his beginnings as an analyst serving both research and later finance capacities; all of which leveraged technology.
In balancing mental-work with physical-health he maintains a regimented routine; including running 8 to 12 miles per week, maintaining a strict diet, and reading academic literature in his free time. He is an INTJ and graduate of the University of Arizona.