• Bozzuto Leadership

    Founded in 1988, The Bozzuto Group continues to be led by original partners, in addition to a talented group of executives who are respected leaders within their respective industries. 

    “The best leaders know there is only one response to a compliment about their achievements, and that is that they’ve got a great team.”

    Thomas S. Bozzuto
    Chairman, The Bozzuto Group
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John B. Slidell

Former Vice Chairman and President Bozzuto Land Company

A co-founder of The Bozzuto Group, John is also the former president of Bozzuto Land Company, where he directed the acquisition and development of land for both the company’s homebuilding and apartment operations and third-party sales. He was responsible for the development of more than 6,000 apartment units and led the growth of the company's homebuilding operation to an average volume of 250 starts, with increasing emphasis on mixed-use properties with close in urban and suburban in-fill locations. Prior to the formation of Bozzuto in 1988, John spent six years as a vice president and operating partner for Oxford Development Company, where he was involved with the development of more than 7,100 apartment units in the Mid-Atlantic region. He has also worked as a partner with Zuchelli Hunter & Associates, a real estate consulting firm specializing in mixed-use public/private partnership development, and for Mitchell Energy and Development Company, the developer of The Woodlands community in Houston, Texas. A graduate of Princeton University, John has a Master's degree in City and Regional Planning from the University of North Carolina. He has served as a Council Counselor for the Urban Land Institute's four Residential Councils, is past Chair of ULI's Residential Neighborhood Development Council, and past Chairman of ULI’s Washington District Council. He was also a Life Director of the Northern Virginia Building Industry Association and the Montgomery Housing Partnership. In addition to industry leadership, John has been active in many community organizations including serving as Board Chair of the Severn School and The Bethesda Cultural Alliance.