Senior Vice President, West Coast
Ron Johns, Senior Vice President of I-Grace’s West Coast office, has over 23 years of construction and development experience. Ron, who began his career after receiving a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University, has successfully completed a variety of residential and commercial projects in New York City, Los Angeles, Honolulu and Washington, D.C.
As a member of the I-Grace team, Ron has managed portfolio in Los Angeles and New York, including projects in LA’s Westside, Manhattan Beach, Rancho Santa Fe, Wilshire Corridor, The Pierre Hotel and the Mandarin Oriental New York. He has collaborated with design teams that include Studio William Hefner, Robert A.M. Stern, Peter Marino and KAA Design.
“I love working in an industry full of challenges and the opportunity to help our clients achieve whatever they can imagine, or demand.”
Some of Ron’s significant commercial projects include the Yankees’ Minor League Baseball Stadium, the 9/11 “Postcards” Memorial on Staten Island, the renovation and expansion of the Pentagon, The Vue High Rise Condominiums in Los Angeles and the historic restoration of senior officer homes in Honolulu, HI.
Ron has always had a keen interest in architecture and has renovated nine separate personal residences over the years—all while occupying them! These personal experiences have given Ron a deep appreciation and understanding of the client’s perspective during the homebuilding and remodeling process.