Aaron Johnson

Aaron Johnson

Managing Director


Aaron D. Johnson joined Cushman & Wakefield’s Capital Markets group in 2014.  He specializes in office and retail properties.  With more than 14 years of industry experience,  Aaron has a complete real estate background in acquisitions, dispositions, recapitalizations, financing and development.

Prior to joining Cushman & Wakefield, Aaron was Vice President of Investments and Partner for Etkin Johnson Real Estate Partners where he led strategic investment and financing initiatives and was responsible for sourcing acquisition and development opportunities along Colorado’s Front Range.  Etkin Johnson Real Estate Partners is Colorado’s largest private owner of office and industrial product.  While at Etkin Johnson, Aaron completed more than 50 transactions including acquisitions, dispositions, recapitalizations and financing with a total consideration of over $450M across 9M square feet of office and industrial product and was the youngest named partner in the firm’s 25 year history.


  • 2014 – Present Managing Director - Capital Markets Group, Cushman & Wakefield
  • 2009 – 2014 Vice President of Investments and Partner for Etkin Johnson Real Estate Partners
  • 2007 – 2009 Manager of Real Estate Development for Opus Northwest
  • 2004 – 2007 Development Associate for Corporex Colorado


  • 1999 – 2003 University of Colorado at Boulder, Leeds School of Business - Bachelor’s of Administration 
            in Finance
  • 2002 Licensed Real Estate Broker, State of Colorado

Working Relationships (Partial List)

  • Patriot Equities
  • CentrePointe Properties
  • CarVal Investors
  • Gart Properties
  • Leon Capital
  • Formativ Development
  • Sidford Capital
  • DPC Conpanies
  • Highlands REIT
  • Hayman Advisors
  • Lagomarsino Group
  • Diamond Ventures

Organizational and Community Involvement

  •  Member - NAIOP, Urban Land Institute, University of Colorado Real Estate Council, DMCAR
  •  Panelist - NAIOP, University of Colorado Real Estate Council 
  •  Coach and Chaperon for Special Olympics Denver