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Christine Johnston


Christine Johnston helps owners and developers successfully complete their commercial real estate projects using tax credits — affordable housing (LIHTC), historic, new markets, brownfield, energy — providing financial models, cost certifications, audit and tax services, and consulting.

Christine has more than 25 years experience in public accounting and the real estate industry. Prior to joining MarksNelson, Christine served as a partner at Marsh & Company and as an audit manager at McGladrey and Pullen.

Industry ExpertiseSpecialtiesCommunity InvolvementHonors and AwardsPublications & Speaking EngagementProfessional DesignationsProfessional AssociationsEducationWhen I'm not working
  • Missouri Main Street – Board Member
  • CREW Network – Finance Committee
  • Kansas Society of CPA – Past Board Member
  • Kansas Preservation Alliance – Past President
  • Grace United Construction Ministries
  • Christmas in October – House Captain
  • CREW KC 2017 Excellence Award
  • CREW Kansas City Chapter – Top 10 Things to Know Before Buying an Historic Building
  • Kansas Preservation Alliance state conference – Proforma and Accounting for Tax Credit Projects
  • Main Street National Conference – Tax Credits for Small Commercial Projects
  • Main Street Now national conference – Top 10 Things to Know Before Your Buy an Historic Building
  • Main Street Now national conference – Tax Credits for Small Commercial Projects
  • Missouri Preservation Conference – Tax Credits and More
  • Missouri Preservation state conference – Find More Dollars for Your Historic Project
  • Missouri Preservation state conference – Historic Tax Credits and More
  • Certified Public Accountant – Kansas & Missouri
  • Certified Management Accountant
  • Chartered Global Management Accountant
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Kansas Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Commercial Real Estate Women
  • Kansas State University, Masters of Accountancy and BS in Business / Accounting
I enjoy volunteering, gardening and home improvement projects, and family vacations to the mountains or the beach.

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