Kelley Johnson

Executive Broker


Kelley Johnson was born in Little Rock, and has lived here his entire life, with the exception of a tour of active duty with the U. S. Navy in the mid 1960’s. He attended Little Rock Public Schools graduating from Hall High School, and earned a degree in Business Administration from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Kelley has had an active Arkansas Real Estate Brokers license since 1969, and was awarded the Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation by the CCIM Institute in 1985.

A former trust officer with two Little Rock Banks, Kelley has been a full time real estate investor, broker, manager and developer since 1983, and established Hillcrest Properties, Inc. in 1994. Kelley joined Johnson Realty Group as Executive Broker at its inception in 2014. His experience with real estate investments, both residential and commercial makes him a valuable asset to the company.

The Boutique Experience

JK Real Estate Group offers a boutique experience to clients seeking superior customer service. We measure our success through happy customers. Our small, but well-vetted team of experienced agents focuses on quality over quantity, providing a red carpet experience to each of our clients.

Customer First Approach

To ensure our seller’s listings stand out, our team helps customize each with full, purposeful descriptions and enticing photography. In order to best exceed our buyers expectations, we combine our exceptional listening skills and knowledge of the community to show the right listings - and provide hands-on attention to each closing.

History of JK Real Estate Group

In 2014 Cory G. Johnson and his father, Kelley Johnson, transformed the 20-year Hillcrest Properties, Inc. Real Estate Co. to Johnson Realty Group. Jen Kronenberger joined the company the following year and became a partner in 2016. In 2017, Johnson Realty Group was rebranded as JK Real Estate Group.

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