Johnny is a Managing Member of Open Realty Advisors. As the leader of the company’s tenant advisory business, Johnny is responsible for all aspects of its clients’ retail rollout and asset management strategies. While being individually responsible for over three billion dollars worth of leases, Johnny has managed the early growth phases for Restoration Hardware, J.Crew, and Apple, taking Apple from zero stores to over 250 domestically and through its first ten stores in China and Hong Kong. Prior to joining Open, Johnny honed his management and real estate skills during a period of explosive growth at Michaels Stores, Inc. where he was Director of Real Estate Legal Affairs and a Real Estate Director. Prior to that, Johnny practiced real estate and corporate law in Dallas for five years.
Johnny received a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from The University of Texas at Austin and a Doctor of Jurisprudence from The University of Texas School of Law.