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Thomas Johnson, CPA

Conifer Realty LLC

Retired EVP

Job Functions: Executive, Asset Management, Development, Property & Facility Management


Thomas Johnson is Executive Vice President and a principal of Conifer Realty, LLC where he is responsible for the strategic asset management of our portfolio of nearly 15,000 multi-family units in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Maryland. His responsibilities include developing and implementing strategies that will maximize the financial performance and value of the Conifer portfolio. From 2016 to 2018, Mr. Johnson served as Executive Vice President of Property Management where he successfully focused on building a world-class team that delivers high-performance property management and is poised for future growth. Up until 2016, Mr. Johnson was the Chief Financial Officer where he was responsible for all corporate finance, accounting, tax, and information technology functions. Mr. Johnson received the 2014 Financial Executive of the Year award from the Rochester Business Journal. Mr. Johnson leads Conifer’s Senior Leadership Team, a diverse team of experts who focus on establishing Conifer’s global strategic initiatives and creating a collaborative culture that encourages leaders to rise at every level of the Company. Before joining Conifer in 2008, Mr. Johnson served as CFO of United Franchise Group, a multi-brand franchise company with operations in over 30 countries. He’s also had extensive experience in various financial roles at companies in the software and financial service industries. As a Certified Public Accountant, Mr. Johnson began his career as an auditor at KPMG. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from the State University of New York College at Oswego, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude.

Areas of Interest

Deal Type
Acquisition, Development, Ground Lease, Loan Purchase, Opportunity Zone, Partner Buyout, Pre-Development, Recapitalization, Refinance, Rehabilitation