President & CEO
For more than 30 years, Phil Johnson has been a key leader at Sims-Grupe Management Corporation. In 2005, Phil was named President and CEO of Sims-Grupe Management and has continued to focus on the growth of the company through creative instinct and tradition.Phil’s experience, work ethic and attention to detail are reasons why Phil is looked upon for his creative insight into development and real estate transactions. He has successfully developed, leased, purchased or sold more than three million square feet of properties from Modesto to Sacramento and has actively purchased and developed over 700 acres of walnuts, cherries, and almonds.
With a strong passion for the communities within San Joaquin County, he is an advocate and trusted advisor in the community. Phil is actively involved with many local organizations. Phil is a board member of the Business Council of San Joaquin, Chairman of the Board for Pacific Storage Company and Board Member of Wagner Land Company and is supportive of many local charitable endeavors including San Joaquin A+, Gospel Center Rescue Mission, Children’s Home of Stockton, Morada Little League, Saint Mary’s High School and Red Rhino Orphanage Project.
Raised in Stockton, California, Phil is a graduate of Lincoln High School (Hall of Fame Recipient 2019) and the University of the Pacific. He and his wife Wendy (Fifth Generation Stocktonian) live in Acampo and have four adult children; Melissa, Katlyn, Zachary, Charlie and two grandchildren.