John Wagner Fakes is licensed as New Mexico commercial real estate Qualifying Broker since 2005. Residentially, he specializes in properties by parks, open space, golf courses, and wilderness. He has been a founding member for a residential housing product that is fully sustainable off the grid and which has focused him on new housing developments in Downtown Albuquerque and Spaceport America. Born and raised in St. Louis, MO, he has been a resident in Albuquerque with his five children since 1999. Growing up both at his family farm on the outskirts and his home in the city he was strongly influenced by architectural feats such as the St. Louis Arch, Forrest Park, and the many professional sports teams and museums. He has continued with a strong appreciation for protecting land & wilderness and inspired by creative infill projects. John studied Business Finance & Administration/ Leadership Development at Oklahoma Baptist University and Marketing Management at the University of New Mexico.
John has been licensed as a NM Qualifying Broker (#16608) and brokered commercial real estate transactions for Sperry Van Ness (Irvine, CA) and Charter Investments. He was the first Associate Broker for former Pro NFL Athlete and UNM Hall of Famer, Walt Arnold, and is actively licensed with Berkshire Hathaway's (Prudential's) largest New Mexico real estate division & global relocation group. John was honored to be the Lead Broker for the new development Cielo Azul Community (principals including Zia Pueblo and Dr. Harvey White- former founder & owner of NM Heart Hospital & Heart Institute, Abq.,NM). Cielo Azul is a $45M, 210 unit sustainable, whole life, exclusive retirement community.
John coaches Upward basketball and football and his children regularly play sports for YAFL, YMCA, NM ICE, AYSO and he is designing a marketing plan for RUSH Soccer Club. John is Co-Founder and EVP for Johnny Boy Pictures LLC and proud, active Member of the Downtown Action Team, PACA NM (Professional Aerospace Contractors Association) and the Save Our Spaceport Coalition.