Watson Land Co.
Kirk R. Johnson, Executive Vice President, Chief Investment Officer
As Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer, Kirk Johnson is responsible for the deployment of capital and oversees the Acquisition, Disposition, Entitlement, Planning, and Construction teams. He has been with Watson Land Company since 1997 and previously directed Asset Management, Marketing, Leasing, Planning, and Construction of Watson’s 17 million square foot portfolio.
From 1985 to 1997, Kirk was employed at CB Richard Ellis as an industrial real estate broker specializing in sales, leasing, and investments. This extensive commercial brokerage experience gives him invaluable insight into the ever-evolving real estate market.
Kirk is a member of the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP) advisory council, Urban Land Institute, Industrial & Office Park Development Council, and the Society of Industrial & Office Realtors (SIOR). He is on the Board of Directors for the Boys & Girls Club of Carson and is a past president of the Southern California NAIOP Chapter. He is a graduate of the University of California, Santa Barbara.
With his considerable experience in the Southern California industrial real estate market, Craig Halverson uses his knowledge of acquisition and development to strategically expand Watson’s portfolio as Senior Vice President of Real Estate Development.
Craig has worked in all the major submarkets within the Southern California area, in particular in the South Bay and Inland Empire. His keen eye for identifying and securing real estate acquisition opportunities for Watson Land Company makes him an invaluable asset.
A graduate of the University of Southern California, Craig is a member of the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP), Inland Empire Chapter.