Russell Johnson, CPM, has joined Barkan Management Company’s executive team as its chief administrative officer.

Most recently, Johnson was the VP and regional director of Norwood, Mass.-based HallKeen Management, where he supervised a portfolio of 45 apartment communities in New England, New York, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, and Florida. He brings a total of 25 years of property management experience to his new position.

“I am very excited to be working with Barkan Management Company,” Johnson said, “and look forward to bringing my consistent leadership and supportive mentoring style to an outstanding and dedicated group of professionals.”

Barkan Management Company, headquartered in Boston, Mass., has more than 27,000 units under management across 174 residential properties in seven states. As a unit, the Barkan Companies include property management and accounting, renovation, development and affordable housing compliance operations.

“I’m thrilled to add Russ to our team as we grow in numbers and continue to expand our portfolio throughout the New England and the DC Region,” says William DiSchino, president and CEO of Barkan Management Company.