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Cody Johnston Joins Franklin Street as Project Manager in Atlanta

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Cody Johnston has joined Franklin Street's Project Management division as a project manager.

Franklin Street, a full-service commercial real estate firm, announced today that Cody Johnston has joined the company’s Project Management division as a project manager.  In this role, Mr. Johnston will provide comprehensive project management and consulting services for both investor and occupier clients throughout the southeast. He will work in the firm’s Atlanta office alongside Nick Sanfilippo, senior vice president of project management. Mr. Johnston brings nearly a decade of experience in structural engineering and construction management for adaptive reuse, retail, and office projects. 

Most recently, Mr. Johnston served as assistant project manager for The Beck Group in Atlanta, where he was responsible for the overall direction, completion, and financial outcome of multiple, concurrent projects ranging from $5 to $15 million in value. Mr. Johnston previously worked as a regional engineer for The Reinforced Earth Company and managed more than 25 projects over five states simultaneously, with as much as $30 million in combined value. He was selected for the firm’s leadership development program and represented the company in Paris, France at the Junior Managers Seminar.

“We are really excited to have Cody on board,” said Sanfilippo. “Franklin Street’s Project Management division is rapidly expanding to service our client’s needs, and with Cody’s expertise and positive attitude, he is ready to be a part of the team and hit the ground running.” 

Mr. Johnston is a member of the Urban Land Institute, Associated General Contractors of America, and American Society of Civil Engineers. He also volunteers locally at Peachtree Presbyterian Church, Habitat for Humanity, and Bike Roswell. Mr. Johnston earned a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Georgia and a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Virginia Tech University. He is eligible for a Professional Engineer license and Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.

About Franklin Street: Celebrating more than 10 years in the business, Franklin Street is a family of full-service commercial real estate companies focused on delivering value-add solutions to meet the evolving needs of clients. Through a collaborative philosophy of leveraging the resources, expertise and experience of each of its divisions – Real Estate, Capital, Insurance, Property Management and Project Management – Franklin Street offers unmatched value and optimal solutions for clients nationwide. Learn more about Franklin Street at


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