In a career spanning over 30 years of Real Estate Investment and Development, Kris is now representing, as a Real Estate Advisor /Manager and partner of Engel & Völkers, some of the finest Estates, Wineries, Vineyards, Ranches and undeveloped Land. Kris offers her clients a positive, personal approach, discreet representation and world-class marketing with internet technology.
Kris gained her professional edge early when promoted to vice president of a prominent Bay Area Savings and Loan by the age of 24. Simultaneously, she partnered with one of San Francisco's top interior designers, developing her love for restorations of fine estates. Kris has since compiled a professional portfolio that includes successful 1031 exchanges, commercial properties, land purchases and new construction in some of the hottest real estate markets found in California.
Kris is a businesswoman. She is the Co- founder of Central Coast Landmark Properties, Founder of Ryding Hy LLC., known for producing corporate events and car commercials, founder of the Summerland Beach Club Fitness Center and Spa, and one of the original investors in Ariat, a worldwide equestrian footwear manufacture.
An active sports enthusiast, Kris has shown and bred national champion horses, competed in 50-mile cross country races, played competitive tennis, loves skiing and is an avid golfer.
Testimonials ( see website krisjohnston.evusa.com for more)
"I have worked with Kris Johnston on (2) Lake Front Properties in Lake Arrowhead during the past 3 years. Our working relationship was without a doubt, professional as well as a very pleasant experience. Kris has excellent ideas for the look she is trying to create. Her attention to detail and understanding specifics is remarkable. Kris will be a tremendous resouce in handling all your real estate needs as well as a pleasure to work with. I definitely recommend Kris's assistance in any real estate project you may have in mind."
Owner, Patrick Brennan Construction
Current Vice President, Association of Building Contractors, San Bernardino Mountains
"In my twenty plus years of experience working in the design industry, certain clients stand out from the rest; Kris Johnston is one of those few. Working with her has always been a pleasurable experience, and it's been my privilege to come to know and respect her. During the various projects we've worked on together, she has proven time and again that, whether in the residential market or the commercial aspect of real estate, all that she touches "turns to gold." Kris's vision not only allows the creativity of design to flow but also makes it easy to maintain a good working relationship, even during the most challenging situations and complexities that come with the territory. Her experience and ability to foresee beyond the basic and elementary aspects of a project gives her an edge among others in the business. She becomes a valuable asset to any individual seeking her assistance. I strongly recommend Kris's expertise to anyone searching to profit in the real estate market."