Founded on Principle

Our Story

Over four decades of experience and tenacity has helped Providence Investments navigate the multifamily real estate market in investment, development and management.

Providence Investments was founded by John Mejia, a native New Yorker and a seasoned real estate professional whose personal principles are to deliver trustworthy and solid real estate solutions while providing sound strategic investment opportunities. John currently has over $320MM in acquisition and development transactions, with superb returns and a proven track record. From his first apartment purchase in 2012, John’s related entities have been involved with over 4,000 apartment units in the Southeast. In addition, he has developed Providence’s property management platform capable of servicing more than 10,000 units.

Prior to his real estate career, John attended Syracuse University where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree. Upon graduating from S.U., John attended AOCS (Aviation Officer Candidate School) and was commissioned as an Officer in the United States Navy and later became an airline pilot for US Airways. John is a guest speaker at the Auburn University Harbert College of Business and the University of Alabama Manderson Graduate School of Business, as well as a member of Children’s Hospital of Alabama Philanthropy and the Monday Morning Quarterback Club. He is also fluent in Italian, Spanish and Portuguese. With over 40 years of combined experience, Providence Investments is a group of highly competitive and knowledgeable real estate professionals.

Our Mission


Our dedication and passion is to diligently seek large apartment investment opportunities in key capital markets with high potential yield returns that exceed the expectations of our investors and partners in any economic cycle.


Our standard is to conduct business with the utmost integrity and vision, never sacrificing our conservative approach.


We continuously strive to provide the highest return possible on investment for our partners and private investors.

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