As Assistant Vice President of Development for Related California, Mr. Johnson is responsible for managing all aspects of the development process including the design, financing, and construction of more than 700 affordable housing units in Southern California.
Mr. Johnson comes to Related with over 10 years of real estate development experience and has planned, entitled, financed, and developed over 5,000 residential units and 180,000 square feet of retail. Prior to joining Related, Mr. Johnson was a Senior Project Manager for The Community Builders where he managed the redevelopment of multi-phased, mixed-use, mixed-income developments spanning 32 city blocks in Chicago. In the first phase of his career, Mr. Johnson was responsible for a re-use and urban development project in Coto de Caza, and was an Acquisitions Analyst at The Bascom Group where designed and implemented The Bascom Green Initiative.
Mr. Johnson holds a Master in Urban Planning, with a concentration in Real Estate Development, from Harvard University Graduate School of Design and a Bachelor of Science in Public Policy, Management and Planning, with a concentration in Real Estate Development and Urban Planning, from the University of Southern California.