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Expertise: General Brokerage, Office, Tenant Representation
Areas: San Marcos, Rancho Santa Fe, Carmel Valley, La Jolla, Rancho Penasquitos, Vista, Carlsbad, Escondido, Solana Beach, Poway, Del Mar, Encinitas, Utc, San Diego North County, San Diego Metro Area, Sorrento Mesa/Valley
Jerry Johnson serves as Director- Corporate Advisory Services for KW Commercial focusing on tenant, buyer and investor representation in San Diego, California. With more than 16 years of industry experience,
Johnson has secured more than 500 transactions, resulting in a brokerage
volume in excess of $930 million.
Prior to joining KW Commercial, Johnson served as Senior Advisor for Sperry Van Ness Commercial in Carlsbad, CA, assisting in the expansion of the firm’s office division client base. Johnson began his career in com-mercial real estate with Colliers Dickinson, starting the firm’s leasing division. During this time he consummated several large transactions of retail sites in multiple markets for the Food Lion grocery chain and office leases to Fortune 500 companies including Equifax, GEICO Insurance, Siemens Energy & Automation and Pitney Bowes. During this period Johnson was the recipient of the "Rookie of the Year" and "Largest Lease Transaction of the Year" awards.
After five years in the brokerage, Jerry progressed to the position of
Leasing Director of national office park manager Koger Properties. At the time of hire he became the youngest member of the management team within the corporation. During his tenure with Koger, Johnson represented two office parks totaling more than two million square feet of office space. Johnson successfully increased the occupancy factor in the office park from 56 percent to 92 percent within the first 18 months of employment.
Johnson earned a bachelor’s degree in Real Estate and Urban Land Plan-ning from the University of North Florida and is a member of the University of San Diego Real Estate Institute. An active member of the San Diego community, Johnson currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Boys & Girls Club of Carlsbad and has received numerous awards for his involvement with the Chamber of Commerce, the American Red Cross, the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, the Arthritis Foundation, and Jacyees.