Appointed Vice President, Owner Advisory Group
At BENCHMARK in The Woodlands (Houston) - TX, USA
Mr. Johnson will be based in Benchmark's Atlanta regional office, expanding
Benchmark's presence in the southeast. Alex Cabañas, Benchmark's president & CEO,
made the announcement. Erik Johnson was previously managing principal of North
Point Advisors, a firm he founded specializing in hotel asset management, investment
advisory and owner support services to a wide variety of hotel owners and developers.
Prior to launching his firm, Mr. Johnson was vice president for Reynolds Hotel Group, a
private equity company based in Atlanta, where his responsibilities included developing
the hotel investment and asset management platform and overseeing the company's
investment in The Ritz-Carlton Lodge at Reynolds Plantation.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Johnson served as director of investment analysis for
InterContinental Hotels Group, where he was responsible for leading market feasibility
and investment analysis initiatives for new hotel management and franchise contract
opportunities for IHG brands. Mr. Johnson began his hotel real estate career at CNL
Financial Group, where he served several subsidiaries within the company, including CNL
Hotels and Resorts.
Erik Johnson is a graduate of the University of Florida where he earned his Bachelor of
Science degree in Finance. He resides in Alpharetta, Georgia.