Jerry Johnson

Managing Principal

As a Principal with JOHNSON ECONOMICS, Jerry Johnson is involved in research design, economic and financial modeling, and market analysis. He has consulted on the economics of land use planning and real estate for 26 years and is recognized as a top expert in the field of land use economics. He is a member of the Governor’s Council of Economic Advisors for the State of Oregon, and is an adjunct professor at Portland State University’s Center for Real Estate, teaching graduate-level real estate market analysis and finance courses. Jerry Johnson has managed over 500 projects, working with a range of private and public sector clients. Jerry’s consulting experience includes a wide variety of real estate development and economic topics. Jerry is an expert at identification and quantification of redevelopment opportunities, including pro forma-based predictive development and redevelopment models. Jerry’s primary areas of emphasis are financial analysis, modeling, economic development and policy.

Jerry holds a Masters of Urban Planning with a specialization in economic development from Portland State University, as well as undergraduate degrees in architectural design and economics.