Associate of Arts, Miami Dade Junior College, 1970. Bachelor of Business Administration, Florida Atlantic University, 1972. Master Real Estate Mgmt, Florida International University, 1976.
Vice president, Tricoli Company, Miami Lakes, Florida, 1972-1982; director marketing, Allison/Walker Interests, Houston, 1982-1984; director marketing, Bruns Realty Company, Houston, 1984-1985; founder, president, John Jay Tricoli Real Estate Company, Houston, since 1985; founder, president, Tricor Group United States of America, Houston, since 1991.
Member International Council Shopping Centers.
Married Christine L. Pattison, February 17, 1990.