St. John Properties, Inc. Promotes Bill Jautze and Lacey Johansson to Assistant Vice President, Leasing

Bill Jautze and Lacey Johansson
Bill Jautze and Lacey Johansson

BALTIMORE, MD (September 15, 2022) – St. John Properties, Inc., a Baltimore-based commercial real estate firm which has developed more than 22 million square feet of space and is active in nine states, has announced the promotions of Bill Jautze and Lacey Johansson to Assistant Vice President, Leasing. Both professionals were formerly Leasing Representatives.

In their continuing roles with the company, Jautze and Johansson will pursue leasing opportunities across St. John Properties’ Maryland-area commercial real estate portfolio. This included the identification of companies looking to expand or establish a new location in the local market, forming and strengthening relationships with local brokerage professionals, and executing asset-specific marketing and leasing strategies. The in-house professionals also handle lease negotiations for new and existing clients. Both will also take on the role of training the company’s junior level Leasing Agents and Partners in Training, during their rotation within the leasing department.

Jautze, who joined St. John Properties in 2014, earned his Bachelor of Business Administration from Mount St. Mary’s University. He oversees leasing activities for St. John Properties assets throughout Anne Arundel, Howard and Prince George’s Counties including Maple Lawn, Melford Town Center and Waugh Chapel Business Park.

Johansson, who joined St. John Properties in 2012, earned her Masters of Business Administration from Mount St. Mary’s University and a Master’s Degree in Real Estate Development from the Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School. She manages leasing for St. John Properties’ portfolio of commercial office and flex/R&D product situated throughout the BWI Corridor, and throughout Anne Arundel County.

“Bill and Lacey are both highly respected professionals in the real estate community and these promotions reflect their consistently outstanding performance over many years with St. John Properties,” stated Matt Lenihan, Senior Vice President, Leasing for St. John Properties. “Each has been a key contributor to some of our largest lease transactions in recent history and instrumental in maintaining high occupancy rates throughout their respective portfolio. We are proud of Bill and Lacey’s growth and will be counting on their leadership amongst our leasing team to help St. John Properties attain our aggressive growth goals.”

Founded in 1971, St. John Properties, Inc. is one of the nation’s largest and most successful privately held commercial real estate firms. The company is distinguished by its commitment to customer service, achievements in green building, and top-rated workplace culture. Throughout St. John Properties’ 51-year history, the company has developed more than 22 million square feet of flex/R&D, office, retail, warehouse space and has investments in over 2,600 residential units. The company proudly serves more than 2,500 clients in Colorado, Louisiana, Maryland, Nevada, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia, Utah, and Wisconsin. For more information about the company, visit