James D. Johnson
Executive Vice President — Commercial

Mr. Johnson oversees all commercial marketing and leasing activities for Cannon Equities. During his 25 year career, Mr. Johnson has consistently demonstrated a pattern of achievement with the successful lease up of institutional grade properties. His career has included ground up as well as existing building product. By emphasizing relationships in the tenant and broker markets, Mr. Johnson has been able to accelerate the timeframe needed during the leasing process, resulting in high occupancies and a high percentage of tenant retention in the properties he oversees. In addition, Mr. Johnson has recruited and managed both in-house and external talent using a “best team on the field” approach to best serve our investor clients.

In addition to his leasing and marketing efforts, Mr. Johnson has implemented a successful series of developed buildings that range in size between 15,000 and 40,000 square feet; these facilities are user driven and tailored to corporate tenants. Over the course of his career, Mr. Johnson has been involved in the successful execution of a wide range of properties in excess of $1 billion in value.

Mr. Johnson is a graduate of Mississippi State University with a Bachelors Degree in Business.