The Franklin Johnston Group Announces New President

The Franklin Johnston Group Announces New President
Chris McKee promoted to President of the company


Virginia Beach, VA September 6, 2019 – The Franklin Johnston Group, a leading Virginia Beach multifamily development and property management firm, recently announced the promotion of Chris McKee to President of the company.

“Over the past five years at TFJG, Chris has demonstrated the type of leadership and structure that has allowed the company to grow to over 18,000 units in seven states,” said Taylor Franklin, Chief Operations Officer.

In his new role, McKee will be responsible for overseeing the development and execution of an organizational strategy aimed at maximizing the financial performance of each community managed by The Franklin Johnston Group and, by extension, ensuring the consistent profitability of the management company itself.

 “Throughout Chris McKee’s career he has led organizations through pivotal periods of growth and stabilization. His management skills and professionalism are unquestioned throughout the apartment industry,” said Tom Johnston, Chief Development Officer.

McKee joined the company in December of 2013 as the President of Operations. His previous professional experience includes more than fifteen years in strategic leadership positions within the multifamily sector including: private owner/operators, publicly-held REITs and multiple Big 6 firms. Chris holds a Master of Science in Real Estate and Construction Management from The University of Denver and a B.S.B.A. with concentrations in Finance and Real Estate from Colorado State University.


About The Franklin Johnston Group

Based in Virginia Beach, The Franklin Johnston Group develops and manages multifamily residences in the senior, luxury, and affordable housing sectors for themselves and a select group of strategic partners. The group was founded in 2013 and develops and manages more than 18,000 units and 100 properties in 7 states along the East Coast and employs over 500 people. Total assets managed by the group exceed $1.8 billion with an additional $200M worth of development currently underway. For more information about The Franklin Johnston Group, visit

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