RealFoundations (RF), a provider of management consulting solutions and managed services for the real estate industry, has promoted Barry Faulkner and Chris Johnson to new leadership roles at the firm. Faulkner has been elevated to enterprise managing consultant and Johnson now is a senior managing consultant.
“RealFoundations greatly appreciates the contributions that Barry and Chris have made to our firm and its clients,” said Phillip McCorkle, enterprise managing consultant, RealFoundations. “Both of these talented professionals maintain a consistent track record of making real estate run better and exhibit the necessary leadership to help expand our market presence and corporate culture. We are excited to have Barry and Chris expand their roles within our leadership team.”
Faulkner has over two and a half decades of real estate investment and consulting experience, with particular expertise in office, multifamily, industrial, retail and single-family assets. At RealFoundations, he has led engagements for many of the biggest names in the real estate industry, assisting clients with strategy, M&A integration, shared services implementations, operational improvement, new product development, business transformation and change management.
Prior to joining RealFoundations, Faulkner was a senior vice president, managing Bentall Kennedy’s Multi-Employer Property Trust for institutional investors, with responsibility for portfolio management, investment committee membership, reporting/analytics and new product development. He also held senior consulting positions at other leading firms serving real estate clients. Faulkner earned his MBA from Dartmouth College’s Tuck School of Business, with a focus on real estate and strategy; he holds an A.B. from Bowdoin College.
Johnson has more than 15 years of experience in real estate management consulting, with significant background in the investment manager and owner/operator market segments. At RealFoundations, he has been a functional and technical subject matter expert for Yardi engagements. He also supports clients by delivering technology strategy roadmaps, operating model and improvement programs and application diagnostic projects. He has two BBA degrees from the Rawls College of Business at Texas Tech University, one in finance with a real estate emphasis and the other in management.