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Licensed Associate Real Estate Broker at Keller Williams Greater Binghamton

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About John

John Burns Jr. descends from a lineage of Burns that has been practicing real estate in the city dating back to the late 1800s. Born in 1952, he grew up on the West Side of Binghamton with 12 brothers and sisters, an even larger extended family, and a father that held the title: Mayor of Binghamton.

John has spent most of his life in his hometown, but lived for several years in Albany, NY, where he ran a popular restaurant called Downtown Johnny’s. After many years in the restaurant business, he cashed in his shares, and migrated with his family to warmer weather in Jupiter, Florida, where he ran a successful real estate practice.

John eventually moved back home to the West Side of Binghamton, where he excelled in real estate and raised all of his 3 children whom attended the Binghamton School District.  


Years later, you’ll find John hanging out with his grand kids Johnny (6 yrs old) & Lincoln Burns (2 yrs old) at the Ice Cream shop on Riverside Drive.

John is one of the highest producing real estate agents in the Southern Tier, a well known personality on local television, and we heard he is pretty good at Salsa too. If you’re interested in buying or selling a home, or just wanted to chat about the area, feel free to give John a call at anytime at (607) 725-2122.



Licensed Associate Real Estate Broker

#1 award winning agent in the Greater Binghamton marketplace, at the largest market share firm, RealtyUSA since 2010.

2000 - present

Creator and Host of The John Burns Real Estate Show

Now in it’s 18th year, the John Burns Real Estate Show continues to be the highest-rated, locally-produced, non-news program in the Southern Tier. It was the first local real estate show in the area and it inspired the competition to follow lead.


Century 21 John Burns Realty Licensed Real Estate Broker

Broker owner major market share firm overseeing 96 agents at Century 21. John Burns sold his location to RealtyUSA in 2010.



The #1 award winning agent in the Greater Binghamton marketplace, at the largest market share firm.

for 7 years

Voted “The Best Agent” by the Press & Sun Bulletin

1997, 1998, 1999

#1 Remax Agent for the Southern Tier Region


Member, Greater Binghamton Association of Realtors
Member, New York State Association of Realtors
Member, National Association of Realtors
Member, NYSCAR, New York State Commercial Association of Realtors
NYS Real Estate License since 1984

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I'm always looking for new and exciting opportunities. Let's connect.

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