Chief Financial Officer
Thomas (Tom) Johnson joined Conifer in 2008 and currently serves as Chief Financial Officer. In this role, Tom works to lead the financial health of the organization and safeguard company assets, further enabling Conifer’s pursuit of creating high-quality affordable housing. He is responsible for all corporate finance, accounting, tax, and information technology functions.
From 2016 to 2018, Tom served as Executive Vice President of Property Management, where he led successful efforts to build a high-performing Property Management Team that is poised for future growth. Tom received the 2014 Financial Executive of the Year award from the Rochester Business Journal.
Before joining Conifer, Tom served as CFO of United Franchise Group, a multi-brand franchise company with operations in over 30 countries. He’s also had extensive experience in various financial roles at companies in the software and financial service industries.
As a Certified Public Accountant, Tom began his career as an auditor at KPMG. He has a B.S. in Accounting from the State University of New York College at Oswego, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude.