Maria C. John is a dynamic, collaborative and innovative attorney with insurance risk management, claims management, coverage and litigation experience. Maria recently joined The Related Companies (Related) as a Contract Administrator in the Risk Management Group. Related is the most prominent privately owned real estate firm in the United States and is a fully integrated, highly diversified industry leader with experience in virtually every aspect of development, acquisitions, management, finance, marketing and sales.
Prior to joining Related, Maria served as General Counsel of The Trayner Group, Ltd., a privately held insurance management fi rm with real estate development, property management and construction clientele. Maria’s experience includes advising on risk transfer, insurance requirements and claims issues.
Maria also serves as the Region II Director of the National Bar Association. The NBA is the country’s oldest bar association of African-American attorneys, law students and jurists. Region II consists of Connecticut, New York and Vermont.
Maria is also a local minister, church administrator and trustee board member of Zion Tabernacle F.B.H. Church. Zion is a member church of the Fire Baptized Holiness Movement, founded more 100 years ago.