Sophisticated in the arts of negotiation and acquisition, Pauline Johnson-Brown has enjoyed an expansive and extensive career in Real Estate and in Art. She has been involved in everything from purchasing and renovating historic properties to securing investment deals and negotiating complex international transactions. Pauline offers those to 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 Art and Real Estate matters. Her insightful guidance, deep knowledge, and genuine interest in serving the best needs of her clients are her greatest strengths. 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. As a seasoned professional, Pauline's breadth of experiences translates into creative solutions for her clients.
Pauline works both nationally and internationally. She believes that Paris is inarguably one of the most beautiful cities in the world. She has a long history with Paris and has visited, lived, and done work there. Paris made a profound impression on Pauline. The City influenced her personally and professionally. Pauline has said, “Paris has stayed with me my entire life.” She has renovated apartments in Paris for her own account, consulted to and facilitated the restoration of apartments in Paris for her clients and has owned her own apartment in Paris.
Pauline believes that Art and Real Estate are interrelated. An avid art collector and connoisseur of art galleries, museums, and auctions, she has also bought and sold art and has worked with other collectors. She advises various Foundations, Corporations as well as Artist Estates. Pauline’s 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.
Additionally, Pauline acts on behalf of a group of Emerging Fine Art Painters, enabling them to present their works to Private Collectors and to Galleries.
Pauline appreciates that an individual's purchases in Art or Real Estate reflects on who they are. She has the distinct ability to help clients see the beauty in either a property or a work of art.
Pauline collects Japanese works on paper. She lives in New York and Washington D.C., and often travels to Paris.