John Wu was appointed to the San Gabriel City Council in February 2022 and elected to City Council in November of 2022. Wu is passionate about improving the City’s infrastructure, resident safety and engagement with the business community as well as budget efficiency. With years of experience in building bridges between businesses and residents, he looks to increase cohesion throughout community segments and enhance San Gabriel’s reputation as a business-friendly city.
Wu is a prominent figure in the real estate industry. He is a Certified International Property Specialist Instructor for the National Association of REALTORS®; a Certified Real Estate Brokerage Manager Instructor for Real Estate Business Institute; a California licensed broker and a Mortgage Loan Originator.
Councilmember Wu’s professional associations include the Chinese American Real Estate Professionals Association (former President), the Taiwan Benevolent Association of America (former President), Gee Tuck Sam Tuck Association (Former Chairperson) and the President’s Liaison of the National Association of REALTORS (former Liaison). Wu established his own consulting firm in 2004. An active member of the community, Councilmember Wu is a member of the San Gabriel Chamber of Commerce, San Gabriel Hope Lion’s Club and San Gabriel Kiwanis Club.
Wu married his wife Sunny in 2001 and has a daughter named Daphne. Born in Hong Kong and raised in Taiwan, Wu graduated from college in Austria and earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Business at California State University, Los Angeles (CSULA). Wu is proud to have called the city of San Gabriel home for 22 years.