Highly skilled in the arts of negotiation and acquisition, Pauline Johnson-Brown has enjoyed an expansive and extensive career in Real Estate and in Fine Art. She has been involved in everything from purchasing and renovating historic properties and securing investment deals to negotiating complex international transactions. Pauline offers those with whom she consults a deeply knowledgeable perspective, having worked as a business principal, developer, broker and consultant.
Pauline's myriad of experiences makes her an invaluable asset to individuals and corporations seeking expert counsel on real estate and art collection matters. She brings to her endeavors her insightful guidance, deep knowledge, and genuine interest in serving the best needs of her clients. Always discreet and professional, she has earned a reputation for astutely responding to her clients' varying needs, quickly assimilating the dynamics of a transaction and bringing a focused strategic approach with her personable touch. Pauline's breadth of experiences as a seasoned professional translates into creative solutions for her clients.
Pauline works both nationally and internationally. Paris, in particular, continues to be the locus of her personal and professional interests. She has renovated apartments in the city, consulted and facilitated the restoration of her own apartments and apartments for her clients.
Pauline believes that art and real estate are interrelated. She appreciates that an individual's purchases in art or real estate reflect on who they are. She has the distinct ability to help clients see the beauty in either a property or a work of art. An avid art collector and connoisseur of art galleries, museums, and auctions, she buys and sells art work for other collectors. She advises various foundations, corporations as well as artist estates. Additionally, Pauline acts on behalf of a group of Emerging Fine Art Painters, enabling them to present their works to private collectors galleries. She works with commitment to facilitate gifts to major museums. Her ability to connect her passion for the creative with her analytical savvy, tenacious research skills and business acumen has contributed to her success on behalf of her clients, from unearthing a hidden provenance to achieving record auction results.
Pauline lives in New York and Washington D.C., and travels frequently to Paris.