John Piatelli, Arborist


Territory and Services:

John operates out of SavATree’s Portland, OR branch. He provides comprehensive tree and shrub services to housing associations and construction projects in cities including but not limited to Vancouver, Lake Oswego, Happy Valley, Oregon City, Camas, and Ridgefield. Some of the most popular services provided by John and the team include tree fertilization, tree pruning, tree removal, tree disease treatments, shrub fertilization, and shrub and hedge trimming. If you would like to have your property assessed by a certified arborist, look no further than the professionals at SavATree. Ready to schedule your free consultation? Contact us.

Email: [email protected]

Phone: (503) 750-4992


John received a Bachelor’s degree in Safety & Occupational Health Applied Sciences with a minor in Environmental Studies from Keene State College. He is currently studying Master of Farm Agriculture Law and Policy at Vermont Law School.


Extensive knowledge of OSHA safety regulations, specifically ergonomics, life safety and lab safety management in a hospital/research facility. Excellent background with commercial sales keeping sustainability in mind.

Customer Service Philosophy:

“Treat people the way you want to be treated.”

Why he became an arborist:

“I have always found clarity within the outdoors. Whether I am skiing, hiking, biking, or running the one constant is my appreciation for nature and what our trees have to offer us. Earning a living while being an advocate for the trees of our country is an absolute privilege and I look forward to sharing my excitement with future customers.”

Notable Work:

“Uncovered a toxic dumpsite containing silver polish from the late 1800’s/early 1900’s in Keene, New Hampshire during my sophomore year while achieving my bachelor’s degree at Keene State College.”


“Originally from Dracut, Massachusetts I am a farm boy at heart and always appreciate the opportunity to stop at a local farmstand and get some fresh fruits and vegetables. Excited to take my experiences from the East Coast and translate them into hard work and success on the West Coast.”

Community Involvement & Other Notable Information:

“Advocate for healthy soils and sustainable farming practices. Currently achieving my Master’s degree in Farm Agriculture Law and Policy from Vermont Law School.”

Fun Fact:

“I drove from Massachusetts to Portland, Oregon with my father and dog Josie.”