Luke Johnson is the Managing Broker of Perry Commercial, LLC, following the merger of his firm, CarriageWay Real Estate with Perry Commercial, in 2018.
His position at his family-owned Carriageway evolved to a full ownership role in 2004, where he worked as Managing Broker and general contractor for custom single family homes, town homes, re-models and commercial restaurant re-models. Carriageway ultimately developed a team focused on real estate brokerage and general contracting. Under his ownership, CarriageWay developed several commercial projects as well as single and multi-family subdivisions in downtown Chicago and the North-West suburbs.
Luke is also very active in the hospitality/restaurant industry, developing, owning and operating Rack House Kitchen & Tavern (Arlington Heights), KinFork BBQ and Tap (Schaumburg) and Broken Barrel Smokehouse & Tap (Lincoln Park). Additionally, he owned and operated Elate at the Hotel Felix, now Troquet.
Luke brings to all of his projects a unique passion and mastery in business management having honed his craft in restaurants, real estate and customer service for many years.
Throughout his carrer, Luke has learned how to successfully manage and grow all of his business ventures in parallel and in some cases melding them together. In all of his restaurants, Johnson has proven the ability to take the lead in the management of concept, design and construction to managing operations.
Luke is a CCIM Candidate, completing the following courses:
CCIM 101 – Financial Analysis for Commercial Investment Real Estate
CCIM 102 – Market Design Analysis for Commercial Investment Real Estate
CCIM 103 – User Design Analysis for Commercial Investment Real Estate
CCIM 104 – Investment Analysis for Commercial Investment Real Estate
EXCH 101 – 1031 Intro to 1031 Exchange
EXCH 401 – Tax Deferred Real Estate Investing
Luke also had a successful college baseball career at Triton College, receiving All American 1999, MVP Super Regional 1999, Career Doubles Record, Career runs scored record, and the Big Stick National Batting Award, followed by Coastal Carolina University where he received the 2001 Presidential Honor Roll and 2001 Regional Baseball MVP.