John has been involved in making investments in the retirement village and aged care industry for many years. John has been instrumental in retail offerings for a wide range of commercial property and retirement village entities as an adviser, director, or manager. He has held senior executive officer positions in a number of financial service organisations.
John has been a director of the following Senior Trust companies which issued or managed securities:
In 2011 - Senior Trust Management being the manager of Senior Trust Retirement Village Fund Portfolio D (a unit trust) issued $9.3 million units which were fully repaid in cash or refinanced by the Portfolio E unit trust.
In 2014 - Senior Trust Management being the manager of Senior Trust Retirement Village Fund Portfolio E (a unit trust) issued $13.4m units.
In 2015 - Senior Trust Management issued the Senior Trust Retirement Village Listed Fund whose units are listed on the NZX Main Board.
John Jackson is a substantial shareholder in the company and the intention is to encourage other employees to join him. To this end, the Directors have established an employee share ownership scheme (ESOP) in which shares are held in trust for future purchase by employees with funding assistance provided by the company. Senior Trust Capital Limited is a Portfolio Investment Entity and as such, all shareholders including employees hold shares on equal terms. The objective of the ESOP is to encourage key employees to grow the company in a prudent manner to the benefit of all stakeholders.