Raised in the area, John Petrowsky has been an award-winning Realtor since the mid-1980s. He has a thorough knowledge of decorative arts and architecture, giving him insight into the area's architecturally interesting properties. Boston Magazine selected him as a “Power Broker” of the metropolitan region in 2004. The Cambridge Council of Realtors named him Realtor of the Year in 1994; Hammond Real Estate recognized his service to the firm's clients by naming him Vice President in 1992. For more than twenty years, he was the company's top producer among a field of over 450 agents.
John holds a B.A. in English and History from Brandeis University, and an M.A. and a Ph.D. in English Literature from Indiana University.
John has served on the boards of cultural and philanthropic organizations. He has a long track record supporting organizations dedicated to children's advocacy, accessible education, environmental protection, animal welfare, classical music, historic preservation, human rights, and civil rights.