Cushman & Wakefield announced that the commercial real estate services firm has hired Chase Johnson as managing director. Johnson will be based out of the firm’s Austin and San Antonio office.
Johnson will focus on Equity, Debt & Structured Finance (EDSF) solutions for clients and his leadership will be a key component for Cushman & Wakefield’s expansion of this service line. He has extensive experience successfully financing multifamily communities, industrial facilities, grocery-anchored, neighborhood strip retail, self-storage, office, and manufactured housing communities.
Johnson was formerly a senior vice president with Northmarq’s debt & equity team, where he led the Austin office in loan production for 2021. Over the past eight years, Johnson has facilitated over 100 financing transactions totaling nearly $1 billion in volume through his strong relationships with agencies, life insurance companies, debt funds, banks, and credit unions.
Johnson earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration and finance from St. Edward’s University. He is an active member of Urban Land Institute’s Austin Chapter and the Real Estate Council of Austin.