John K. Faust, CPA


John K. Faust is a principal and former C.E.O. and C.F.O. of Horizon based in Madison, Wisconsin. John joined Horizon in November of 1995, and in September of 1996 became an owner/partner of Horizon. Since joining Horizon the company has developed more than 3500 residential units and constructed in excess of $550 million in real estate. Prior to joining Horizon, John was Treasurer of Heartland Properties, Inc. and its affiliate Capital Square Financial Corp. in Madison. Heartland Properties was a leader in the field of Section 42 affordable housing development, by developing more than $200 million in new housing between 1989 and 1995.

John is extremely passionate about providing older adult housing and has particular expertise in its development, financing and management. Prior to joining Heartland Properties in 1991, John developed his real estate expertise by working as the manager of J&D of Madison, Ltd., a regional development property management firm specializing in Alzheimer care facilities and commercial motel development. J&D also provided management services for independently-owned motels, office buildings and multi-family residential properties.

John graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree, immediately afterward he joined the firm of Smith & Gesteland CPAs as a manager in the General Business department with a focus on construction and manufacturing clients.