Courtney Johnson Rose serves as CEO of George E. Johnson Development Inc. and is the Principal Real Estate Broker of thier affliate company, George E. Johnson Properties, a full-service real estate firm specializing in real estate development services, residential and commercial brokerage services.
In her role as Principal Broker, Courtney is responsible for overseeing all operations of the firm, business development and management of all the licensed real estate agents operating under the GEJ Properties brand. Under her leadership, the firm has obtained several institutional clients including Houston Community College System, Houston Independent School District, FDIC, Mental Health and Mental Retardation Association of Houston, Veterans Administration and Fannie Mae. The firm has also represented Liberty Bank, Lonestar Bank and Chase Bank on the disposition of real estate assets. In addition to their corporate clients the firm works with several small businesses, families and individuals on their real estate needs.
Courtney obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Business and Economics from the University of Texas at Austin and earned her Master’s in Community Development from Prairie View A&M University, where she is currently an adjunct professor as part of the Masters in Community Development commercial real estate certification program. In 2014 and 2018, Courtney was honored to be named Faculty Member of the Year for her program. Courtney is also a graduate of the Texas Association of Realtors Leadership Program; the Graduate Realtor Institute and she has obtained the distinguished Certified Commercial and Investment Member (CCIM) designation and the Property Management Professional (PMP) certification as well. Courtney’s is also a graduate of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business Initiatives Program and Leadership Houston Class XXXI. Courtney created and hosted an informative real estate show entitled Real Estate Today that appeared on Comcast.
Courtney was featured in the Houston Business Journal Inaugural Class as one of their Top 40 under 40 Business Leaders in Houston, by the Houston Association of Realtors as one of their “Top 20 under 40 Real Estate Professionals” in the Houston area and selected by Prairie View A&M university as one of their Top 40 Alumnae. Courtney has been blessed to be featured on the covers of Realtor Magazine, Empower Magazine, Houston Realtor and Real Estate Executive. In 2007, 2016 and 2017, she was honored as one of Houston’s Most Influential Women by Women’s Magazine, Rolling Out Magazine and D-Mars Magazine. In 2019, Courtney was named as a Break Through Woman by the Greater Houston Women’s Chamber and honored with an Impact Award by Wheeler Avenue Women’s Guild. For her work in economic development, Courtney has received the She is a CEO Award, Women Cultivating Greatness Award, Walker’s Legacy Achievement Award and the Outstanding Texan Award from the Texas Legislative Black Caucus.
In 2019, Courtney was appointed by the governor to the Texas State Affordable Housing Corporation. Courtney also serves as chair of the Real Estate Committee and as a Board Member for the Greater Houston Partnership, the Houston Land Bank Board of Directors and was also appointed as a Commissioner for her city’s Planning and Zoning Commission. Courtney is honored to serve as 1st Vice President of the National of Association of Real Estate Brokers and she is the Immediate Past Chair of the Board for the Greater Houston Black Chamber and the current Chair of the Board for the Texas Association of African American Chambers.
An active member in her local community, she has served as Co-Chair of the Economic Development and the Long-Range Planning committees for Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. – Suburban Ft. Bend Chapter. She is currently a Precinct Chair for her County and an appointed member of the Executive Committee for the Texas Association of Realtors, which serves over 120,000 real estate professionals. Courtney has been married to Teeba Rose for 16 years and they have been blessed with two children.
Courtney can be reached at:
George E. Johnson Properties
713-721-5555, ext. 116