Biography

Gage R. Johnson has been, since 2014, a Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Paramount Group, Inc. (NYSE: PGRE), a best-in-class owner, operator and manager of Class A office properties with trophy buildings in some of the most sought after addresses in New York City, Washington D.C. and San Francisco. Mr. Johnson joined Paramount’s predecessor management company in May 2009 as General Counsel. Previously, since 2005, Mr. Johnson was General Counsel of Citi Property Investors, the global real estate investment management arm of Citigroup, where he was a Managing Director responsible for virtually all legal aspects of real estate investments throughout the United States, Europe and Asia in all property sectors. From 2003 to 2005, Mr. Johnson was an Executive Director in the Law Department at Morgan Stanley Real Estate, the investment firm’s real estate unit. From 1998 to 2003, Mr. Johnson served in various roles at Lend Lease Real Estate, part of a publicly-traded property group specializing in project management and construction, real estate investment and development, most recently as its General Counsel. Prior to joining Lend Lease Real Estate, Mr. Johnson was an attorney with the law firm of Paul Hastings LLP in Washington, D.C.  He was also formerly the Vice Chairman, Treasurer, and member of the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors of The National Aquarium in Washington, D.C.  Mr. Johnson graduated from Princeton University with a Bachelor of Arts degree from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public & International Affairs, and from the University of Virginia School of Law with a Juris Doctorate, where he was a member of the Editorial Board of the Virginia Law Review.