Fitz Johnson
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Fitz Johnson

ORRICK FITZHUGH JOHNSON, JR

President

Fitz Johnson, a lifelong resident of the Fredericksburg area, graduated from James Monroe High School and received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Randolph-Macon College in 1972.

Mr. Johnson earned his real estate license while attending college and working in the property management department of Johnson & Glazebrook, Inc . He  graduated from the Virginia Realtors Institute in 1971.  Upon receiving his college degree, he  headed  the property management division of Johnson & Glazebrook and was responsible for a large portfolio of real estate that included apartments, office buildings, shopping centers, and residential rentals.  In 1974 Mr. Johnson obtained his real estate brokers license and began specializing in commercial and investment property sales.

 Mr. Johnson was active in the local Board of Realtors, serving as President, Vice President and a member of the Board of Directors.  He was active in real estate education and took over 600 additional hours of credit in such areas as sales, counseling, taxation, exchanges, finance and syndication.  He also taught real estate finance at Germanna Community College.

Mr. Johnson was also active in the Rappahannock Big Brothers and Big Sisters serving on the Board and as President in 1977.  He was also active in the Spotsylvania Republican Party serving on the committee and as the Chairman.  He currently sits on the advisory board of Virginia Community Bank and is a member of the Fredericksburg Country Club Board of Directors.

In 1977, Mr. Johnson formed Johnson Realty Advisors, Inc. and served as President and Chief Operating Officer primarily involved in the acquisition, development, management and sale of real estate for its own account.  During this time Johnson Realty Advisors, Inc. acquired or developed property that consisted of strip shopping centers, mini-warehouses, restaurants, apartments, residential subdivisions, and convenience stores.

In 1984, Mr. Johnson joined the Reddington Group, a national real estate firm involved with the acquisition and syndication of large apartment complexes, shopping centers, and office buildings throughout the United States.  He was Vice President of the Eastern Region and was responsible for broker/dealer relations, acquisition analysis, and equity funding for thirteen (13) states.  Through 1989 he raised in excess of 35 million dollars in investor equity.

Mr. Johnson rejoined Johnson & Glazebrook, Inc. in 1990 and help transform the firm into Johnson & Glazebrook Commercial – the area’s first full service commercial and investment brokerage company.  Since 2000 he has headed Johnson Realty Advisors, Inc., a fully integrated commercial real estate brokerage firm.