John Benjamin

Director, Business Development

San Francisco office

About John

John Benjamin joined SD Mayer as the Director of Business Development after 30 years of entrepreneurship, real estate development, accounting and management consulting experience. He has worked within the fields of finance, real estate development and hospitality services. His specialties include fundraising, team development, and strategy consulting. His work at SD Mayer focuses on the relationship management of all client engagements as he leads the expansion and growth initiatives for the firm.

Prior to SD Mayer, John served as the Director of Project Development for Golden Gate Global, and also served in CEO and CFO/Controller roles for other companies.


University of Arizona, Bachelor of Business Administration


Volunteer CFO, Thiebaut Method Tutoring

5 Buckets Foundation


Golfing, yoga, fly fishing and supporting local sports teams

Fun Facts

When I was 15 I was paralyzed and a doctor told me and my parents that I would never walk again.