About MeJohn Yasko is a consistent top-producer at The Smith Group, where he specializes in the Dover Shores community. John continually earns the long-term loyalty of his clients by utilizing his extensive negotiation experience for his clients’ advantage while maintaining outstanding service. His proven track record with buyers, sellers and investors has earned him widespread recognition from both his clients and the Coldwell Banker Corporation. He is an active member of both the California Association of Realtors and the National Association of Realtors. Prior to joining Coldwell Banker Global Luxury, John was a Regional Manager of Sales and Operations for a Forbes Top 25 corporation, where he was awarded multiple prestigious distinctions including the President’s Award. John earned his Bachelor of Science in Finance from University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business with an emphasis in Real Estate Investments. Outside of a successful career, John remains active within the local community and recently graduated from the Newport Beach Police Department’s Citizen’s Academy. John resides in Dover Shores with his wife and three children.
Communities I Serve
John specializes in real estate transaction in Orange County, California with an emphasis in the cities of Newport Beach, Costa Mesa and surrounding communities. He can assist you with your real estate transactions anywhere in the United States through the Coldwell Banker referral network.
Education and Training
John earned his B.S. in Finance with an emphasis in Real Estate Investments from the USC Marshall School of Business in conjunction with the USC Lusk Center for Real Estate.
John currently resides in Newport Beach with his wife and three children. He met his wife at the Spaghetti Bender restaurant on West Coast Highway while attending college. They married at St. Andrews Presbyterian and purchased their first home on the eastside of Costa Mesa in 1993.
Areas of Expertise
John is associated with the Smith Group at the Coldwell Banker - Fashion Island. The Smith Group has closed over $300 million in transactions over the last three years. The Smith Group has specialized in the sales and listing of luxury residential homes in Crystal Cove, Newport Coast, Shady Canyon and surrounding areas. Additionally, the Smith Group has successfully negotiated and sold over 100 short sale listings.
John has been a volunteer and financial supporter of various local and national organizations including but not limited to the United Way, Meals on Wheels, Boys and Girls Club, Girl Scouts of America, Boy Scouts of America, Friends of Huntington Beach Junior Lifeguards and National MS Society.
Awards And Designations
As a top salesperson and manager, he has been the recipient of multiple sales awards, Presidents Awards, Exceptional Achievement Awards and has received countless customer service awards at a company that has been recognized as an industry's best in customer service by J.D. Powers and Associates over the last decade.
- B.S. Finance (Real Estate Investments Emphasis) - University of Southern California - 1992
- Luxury homes in Newport Beach, Newport Coast, Crystal Cove, Shady Canyon, Costa Mesa, Huntington Beach. Listing Agent, Buyers Agent, Relocation, Vacation Homes, Short Sales, Orange County, California