Larry D. Johnson

Chairman & CEO


Johnson Development was founded in 1975 by Larry D. Johnson who still serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the company. During his distinguished career, Mr. Johnson has played an active role in the development of numerous projects, including master-planned communities, retail shopping and entertainment districts, office buildings and mixed-use commercial centers in Arizona, California, Georgia and Texas. He has served on several boards, including the Texas Tech Board of Regents and has been named a Distinguished Alumni of that university.

Mr. Johnson is a past recipient of the Houston Business Journal’s prestigious Landmark Lifetime Achievement Award for outstanding contributions to Houston’s real estate industry. And in 2021, Mr. Johnson was named the Zonda Legends Award winner, an honor that salutes visionaries in the master-planned community space.


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