Management Talent runs deep at The Franklin Johnston Group. Our team’s knowledge and diversity of experience is unparalleled. Department leaders have years of experience managing multifamily communities – many started at the property level, learning the business from the ground up. Our full-service IT team continuously explores cutting edge technology to maximize resources and create efficiencies that ultimately add to the bottom line. We have a dedicated compliance team that ensures adherence to all federal and state regulations in regards to the tax credit developments we own and manage, utilizing specialized software to monitor compliance with Low Income Housing Tax Credit and bond requirements across our portfolio.

At TFJG, we prioritize resident satisfaction and attribute our success to the level of service and attention to detail provided to both current and prospective residents. Because of the experience of the teams we’ve assembled, we are able to deliver exceptional quality and value to residents to produce above-market financial returns for our investors, partners, and owners.



March 26


Wendell Franklin, Tom Johnston, Taylor Franklin, and Steve Cooper.

March 26


“Top 10 to Watch” Award from Hampton Roads Chamber
Corporate office expands 1,000 sq. ft.
May 2014: Completion of $41 million development: Shorehaven Apartments
August 2014: Pointe at Pickett Farms developed

March 26


January 2015: Waterford Pointe full renovation completed
April 2015: The Johnston Conference Room & WCF Training Room Opens
May 2015: United Way Campaign Launched
July 2015: The Woodlands at Phoebus Developed
August 2015: TFJG adds 635 Units to Portfolio: River Run, Greenwich Village, & Park on Clairmont

March 26


March 2016: TFJG adds The Summer House Apartments
June 2016: Southern Pine, Aquia 15, & Catalina Crossing Now Open
September 2016: Be The Solution Campaign Launched
October 2016: TFJG selected to manage 1,174/11 properties in VA & NC
November 2016: TFJG Mobile App Launched
End of 2016: TFJG had around a total of a billion dollar assets under management.

March 26


April 2017: Received Multifamily Developer of the Year
May 2017: 152-unit Clairmont at Campostella opened
July to October: TFJG selected to manage 1,027-units in D.C. & Hampton Roads

March 26


March: TFJG Selected to manage 814-units in South Florida
May: 5 Year Anniversary

March 25


January: 2nd Corporate Office Opens in Northern Virginia
April: TFJG Breaks Ground on The Renaissance development
June: TFJG Breaks Ground on the Coastal 61 development
August: Supplied over 3,000 children school supplies during TFJG Operation School Supply
August: TFJG surpasses 500 employees
August: Two Hundred West Phase 1 complete
September – CoVa Best of Business Award
September – Surpasses our fundraising goal for JT Walk – raising $66,427
October: TFJG announces internal mascot – BEE the Solution
October: TFJG Reaches 100 Communities
October: COVA Community Impact Award
October: Inside Business Roaring 20 Honoree
November: TFJG Expands VB Corporate Office to 2nd floor
November: Ranked #5, Nationally in Best Places to Work in Multifamily
December: Surpasses 20,000 total units

March 24


April: Ranked #4, Nationally in Best Places to Work in Multifamily for Women



We describe The Franklin Johnston Group as the most experienced new multifamily management and development company in America. But in fact, we are one of the largest and most experienced, new or otherwise. We launched our company in 2013 with a portfolio of 24 properties and 3,551 residential units in economically sound and diverse markets. Within the next 24 months, several strategic partners transferred management of their assets to The Franklin Johnston Group – tripling our size. The result is a portfolio with more than 118 communities and over 20,000 units along the East Coast. And we’re still growing. TFJG’s in-depth experience and nimble structure allowed each addition to the management portfolio to come on board quickly and efficiently, minimizing disruption to residents, and improving financial returns for owners and investors.



Our executives have a decades-long track record of success developing and managing in the multifamily sector, and the principals decided to continue this legacy together. The company maintains its reputation for excellence by focusing exclusively on multifamily where their passion, deep experience and vast resources can be effectively leveraged to create value and deliver results that exceed each owner’s unique investment objective’s.

The Group has invested heavily in a best-in-class operation platform. Our people, processes, structure, and technology are the finest in the multifamily industry and enable us to drive superior performance as our portfolio of managed and organically developed properties continue to grow. Our yearly rent revenues will exceed $600 Million and we employ more than 400 people at various levels throughout our properties. We started with a strong foundation which allows for us to grow with purpose and highly predictable results. We have the resources to manage for profitability, develop for strong growth, and invest for above market returns. We have the energy of a youthful company and wisdom of an organization decades older.



At The Franklin Johnston Group, our innovative team embraces excellence while creating communities that each tell a unique story. We develop and manage with uncompromising standards. We value career growth earning the coveted reputation as a preferred employer. The Franklin Johnston Group, the future of apartment home living.


Our passion is people!


Learning empowers...ASK!


Make something happen!


Work like no one is watching.


Honestly and respectfully..


Enjoy life...