Christopher Johnson, Senior Managing Associate

Chris Johnson

Christopher has three decades of experience in government, politics, and public relations, having participated in campaigns for Fortune 500 companies including The Home Depot and Wal-Mart, as well as media companies including Crain’s New York Business. Prior to joining Geto & de Milly, he served as a communications strategist for several Long Island municipalities and school districts and managed community relations outreach for high-profile New York City real estate development projects including The Shops at Columbus Circle for Related Companies. Since 2006, Christopher has been a vital member of Geto & de Milly’s team assisting in the production of the groundbreaking and grand opening celebrations for Barclays Center and 8 Spruce (formerly New York by Gehry), as well as the topping-out and opening ceremonies for the New York Times Headquarters in Times Square. He helped to develop the firm’s digital and social media division, oversees our government relations compliance, and has played a pivotal role in securing government funding and private grants essential to the survival of many of NYC’s most respected and essential nonprofit organizations. A former New York State Democratic Committeeman from Long Island, Christopher began his career working for Assemblyman, now New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli.