Jamar Johnson

Hi, my name is Jamar Johnson. I'm the Real Estate Manager for the Al Habtoor Group, and recent MBA graduate at IE Business School.


Jamar Johnson is the Real Estate Manager at the Al Habtoor Group. He’s responsible for market strategy, trend forecasting, negotiations, and the day-to-day operations of the Division. Under his management, the Real Estate Division has experienced an increase of 15% in gross revenue while decreasing expenditures by 18%. In addition, Jamar is also a recent MBA graduate at IE Business School with a specialty in Global Management. According to many business publications, IE Business School is consistently ranked as one of the world's top business schools. 

Prior to working in Dubai and studying for his MBA in Madrid, Jamar was employed with the United States Senate assisting with constituent relations and political outreach activities.

Jamar Johnson's Background

Jamar Johnson's Experience

Real Estate Manager at Al Habtoor Group

January 2012 - Present | Dubai, UAE

Synopsis: Asset Manager for a Real Estate portfolio exceeding $300 million USD (valuation performed by independent consultants). In charge of leasing negotiations for high-end residential villas and apartment units. Involved in commercial leasing negotiations for clients consisting of, but not limited to: multi-national corporations, investment firms, and foreign consulates. Redeveloping operational frameworks for third party property managers and leasing agents. Managing in-house engineers and maintenance employees. Conducting quarterly and annual income revenue forecasts. Monitoring monthly, quarterly, and annual income statements and expenditures. Serving on the Divisional Board of Real Estate for the Al Habtoor Group. Serving on the Divisional Media & Communications Board for the Al Habtoor Group.

Executive Assistant to the Managing Director at Al Habtoor Group

January 2011 - December 2011

Political Outreach Representative at United States Senate

May 2009 - February 2011

Legislative Intern at United States Senate

August 2007 - January 2009

-DREAM ACT Demographic Research -Contributor to the Senatorial website of Barack Obama during the Dupage County's Disaster Relief Campaign. -Entered Illinois constituent's legislative and casework concerns/complaints using the InterTrac for Government software. -Maintained fax, phone, and mail logs. -Creator of the PIV/DHS TRIP brochure for staff and interns assisting with DHS watch-list removal. -Assisted with the archival of federal files during the Obama-Biden Transition.

Volunteer Assistant to the Illinois Political Director at Obama for America

August 2008 - November 2008

-Organized weekly telephone conference meetings with Elected Officials of Illinois. -Created visual diagrams highlighting voting locations throughout the State of Illinois. -Assisted with mobilizing church members and ministers to volunteer for The Obama for America Presidential Campaign. -Assisted with the GOTV (Get out the Vote) Campaign Drive for Indiana and Iowa residents.

Summer Resident Assistant at Center For Talented Youth (Johns Hopkins University)

June 2008 - August 2008

-Helped create weekend programs which fostered social and intellectual development for high-achieving students scoring in the 95-99th percentile on nation-wide standardized tests.

Jamar Johnson's Education

IE (Instituto de Empresa)

2012 – 2014

MBA Candidate

Concentration: Global Management


Loyola University of Chicago

2006 – 2009

Bachelors

Concentration: Political Science, International Studies


Jamar Johnson's Interests & Activities

Business, Real Estate, Digital Marketing, International Relations, Travel, Social Media, Entrepreneurship, Education, and Emerging Technologies.