Charles Johnson

President and Chief Executive Officer

Johnson Consulting

Charles Johnson

Charles H. Johnson is a nationally recognized real estate consultant with nearly 30 years of experience in general real estate, hospitality, convention, sport, and consulting fields. Prior to forming Johnson Consulting, Charles was Director of KPMG Peat Marwick’s Convention, Sports and Leisure Consulting practice. He worked with Laventhol and Horwath’s real estate consulting division and as an employee at two other real estate development

firms. He has served on two Urban Land Institute advisory panels related to convention/conference center projects in Buffalo, New York and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Charles has worked on over 600 public assembly and urban development consulting assignments in the U.S. and abroad. He has participated in various aspects of real estate and hospitality development, which has allowed him to develop an extensive knowledge of the requirements for appropriate substantiation for funding and operations of a wide array of projects, ranging from convention facilities to hotels to urban redevelopment projects. His has widespread experiences provides him with knowledge of industry best practices as well as case studies to draw from when analyzing market and feasibility studies and reviewing operating performance. This has earned him international reputation among developers and real estate professionals.

Charles graduated from Florida State University with an undergraduate degree in business and received his MBA from Florida State in 1981, with an emphasis in finance and real estate.