For more than 25 years, Richard Johnson has been managing and implementing successful public relations and marketing campaigns for some of the world’s leading luxury lifestyle brands and services, most recently in the interior design industry. He joined forces with Louise Phillips Forbes and found a natural fit in Manhattan real estate, bringing with him a deep appreciation for the architecture and designer details of the city’s most coveted addresses. He has an innate talent for promoting and selling high-end real estate for a sophisticated clientele.
Prior to joining the Louise Phillips Forbes team, Richard was vice president of public relations for Artistic Tile, a luxury tile brand revered among top interior designers and architects worldwide. Previously, he managed elaborate events, marketing, and PR initiatives in the fashion and beauty industries for Guerlain Paris at LVMH, Calypso Christiane Celle, Clive Christian, Macy’s, VOGUE, and dozens of other premier brands. His familiarity with the aspirations and tastes of stylish and savvy New Yorkers, coupled with a careful understanding of the real estate marketplace, enable him to provide superior service to homebuyers and sellers.
Richard manages the public relations strategy and marketing programs for the team leveraging his professional relationships with a wide variety of domestic and international outlets, including print, online, television, film, and social media, to generate greater awareness of exclusive listings. Clients consistently benefit from his creative talents, like his keen eye for details which combines nicely with his design background to ensure the very best in art direction, showcased in countless photo shoots for listings, property videos, printed marketing collateral, and Louise’s website. He is honored and thrilled to be contributing to the growth and expansion of this highly-successful team.
A runner, global traveler, and photography enthusiast, Richard resides in Manhattan in Midtown West.