Robert Johnston

Robert Johnston

Senior Managing Director

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About Robert

Robert Johnston is one of the nation’s leading multifamily brokers, with a proven track record of success directing multifamily and single-tenant retail investment transactions in the California Bay Area and throughout the country.
In 2019, he earned the distinction of being ranked #12 in the nation among more than 2,000 agents at Marcus & Millichap.
A four-time CoStar Power Broker who consistently ranks as a top 40 agent nationwide, Robert serves as senior managing director for the award-winning Levin Johnston team, which has closed more than 630 investment real estate transactions valued at nearly $5 billion to date.
Robert has been regularly recognized in national publications including the Wall Street Journal,, and Bisnow, among many others, for his thought leadership and industry expertise in the Bay Area and beyond.
Robert is Senior Director of Marcus & Millichap’s National Multi-Housing Group (NMHG) and is a member of the Silicon Valley Association of Realtors®, MLS, CoStar/LoopNet, and Tri-County Apartment Association. Robert earned his degree in real estate development from Arizona State University.
Lic. CA #01853816

Awards and Achievements

Chairman’s Circle of Excellence
2021, 2019

Chairman’s Club
2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015

National Achievement Award
2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014

Sales Recognition Award
2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012

Top 40 Agent Nationwide
2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015

Costar Power Broker Award
2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018 2017, 2016

Top 20 National Multi-housing Group Nationwide
2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015

SIA Induction

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