John brings more than 20 years of financial expertise. Since 2004, he has provided financial, accounting and business consultant services to businesses in need of high-level financial expertise. He also operates full-service Real Estate Investment, Leasing and Property Management Company.
Mr. Rutowicz’s business experience began in NYC where he worked and became an owner in his family’s wholesale butcher and food distribution company serving small and medium size restaurants in NYC. After graduating, Mr. Rutowicz became a Certified Public Accountant while working for boutique New York based public accounting firms where he was involved with clients in the garment, manufacturing and entertainment industries as well as high net worth individuals with significant real estate holdings. Mr. Rutowicz’s extensive financial background is instrumental for working through financial issues with Companies’ Finance and Accounting personnel.
In 1998 Mr. Rutowicz became the Chief Financial Officer for DivcoWest Properties, a real estate investment and development company in the San Francisco Bay Area, and was responsible for overseeing the financial, accounting and operating functions. In 2003 he became the Director of the Investment Group responsible for Acquisitions and Dispositions as well as providing oversight to the financial analysis tracking performance of assets held in the Company’s portfolio. During 2003 this Investment group purchased over $200 million of property for Page Mill Properties, DivcoWest’s opportunistic investment fund. In his career at DivcoWest Mr. Rutowicz was involved with the acquisition, disposition, financing and management of a portfolio aggregating over ten million square feet with values aggregating over one billion dollars.
In 2005 Mr. Rutowicz relocated to Fresno CA and has worked as an outsource CFO with local real estate developers and business owners responsible for financial, accounting and investment evaluation services.
Mr. Rutowicz holds a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from St. John’s University in New York. Mr. Rutowicz serves on the Board of Trustees and Finance Committee of the Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Central Valley and Treasurer for Fig Garden Swim and Racquet Club.
For more information, please contact Mr. Rutowicz via e-mail at John@theceosrighthand.co