Curt Johnson, SIOR, 60 of Central Point. 1974 Graduate of Crater High School (with honors scholarship and awards), Central Point, Oregon. 1978 Graduate of Oregon State University, BS Political Science (with honors, scholarship and awards), Corvallis, Oregon. Other institutions attended; Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana, Southern Oregon State College (University), Ashland, Oregon. Prior work history as a statewide lobbyist, political campaign manager, Real Estate Owned (REO) Manager for a financial institution, REO Manager/Commercial Developer of a commercial real estate portfolio, and broker/part owner of a regional Oregon real estate firm. Oregon real estate licensed since 1986, industrial specialist with the Society of Industrial and Office REALTORS® (SIOR) since 1992. Member of National, State and Local Association of REALTORS®, International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), Urban Land Institute (ULI), Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA), National Association of Industrial Parks (NAIP), Oregon Chapter 36 of the Certified Commercial Investment Members (CCIM). Numerous civic organizations including the United Way, Chamber of Commerce, KIWANIS International and others. Johnson brings a unique perspective to as a broker/manager for listing/merchandising real estate projects in the market while having inserted himself as developer previously in commercial properties. Johnson’s technical marketing/development skills complement his political background and networking efforts in order to accomplish client objectives. He is accustomed to coordinating with numerous technicians (i.e. Environmental, engineering, land use, contracting, legal, accounting, etc.) as well as various governmental overlays (i.e. Planning, public works, architectural review, building, urban renewal, airport, utilities, etc.) To his credit, he has profitably liquidated nearly 250 management units for a local financial institution, managed over 750 acres of commercial and industrial land, managed/developed several hundred thousand square feet of industrial space and was the lead developer in what has become Oregon’s largest retail “Power Center” (Crater Lake Plaza). In addition to his brokerage resources, Johnson brings organizational skills and expertise not often found in major real estate markets, let alone, southwest Oregon. Since 1997, Johnson has been engaged in rural property issues as well, selling vacant land, farm and ranch properties. He previously owned and managed a medium size ranch operation focused on APHA and AQHA performance horses.