About Us

Franklin Johnson, the founder and CEO of Franklin Johnson Commercial Real Estate, is a Fayetteville NC native with strong hometown roots. He graduated from Elon College in 1979 with a degree in business Administration and returned to Fayetteville to go in business with his father. For 15 years he managed his family’s farming interests across Cumberland and Bladen counties.

In 1994, Franklin began a full-time professional career in real estate and is a licensed broker with the state of North Carolina. Since entering the profession, Franklin has developed an extensive tract record in all aspects of commercial real estate. He has successfully represented property owners, developers, investors, and corporate clients across eastern North Carolina.

His desire to offer excellent service and to deliver positive outcomes for his clients forms the foundation of his business philosophy. Franklin’s knowledge and understanding of the local commercial market is unmatched in this community.

Email: jfjohnson1@nc.rr.com
Cell:   910-818-8400

Malinda Craven was born and raised in Fayetteville and graduated from UNC-Chapel with a BA in Psychology and Industrial Relations. She has been a real estate broker since 1997 and has worked every aspect of the industry representing sellers, buyers, investors, landlords and tenants in both the residential and commercial markets. She uses her expertise and local market knowledge to guide both national and local clients in their real estate needs. She is a member of the National Association of Realtors, the Fayetteville Regional Association of Realtors, and the Realtors Commercial Alliance of Southeastern North Carolina.

Before real estate Malinda was a Co-Founder of Smooth Travel a local travel agency. She helped guide the agency from zero to $9,000,000 in sales in 2 years. This company start up gave her management, marketing, public relations, and sales experience that certainly carries over to the real estate business.

Malinda has served on numerous local community boards and organizations including the Junior League of Fayetteville, the Arts Council, the Chamber of Commerce, the Fayetteville Area Economic and Development Commission, Wachovia Bank Board of Directors, the Cancer Center, The Child Advocacy Center, The Salvation Army’s Christmas Opportunity, and CEED when it began as the Women’s Center. She is a member of Highland Presbyterian Church, has 3 children, and is married to husband Rich.

Email: malindacraven@gmail.com
Cell Phone: 910-322-6535

Peter B. Stewart: Lifetime resident, Born and raised in Fayetteville. Graduated from North Carolina State University in 1978 with a degree in Business Management and Economics.

For the first 30 years worked in the Family Automotive Business. Worked 8 years with Beasley Media Group in Account Sales and Marketing. Then joined the Franklin Johnson Group.

Have managed and sold personal and family residential and commercial property for over 20 years.

An involved active community leader serving with different organization throughout my business career. United Way volunteer and campaign Chair. Boy Scouts Council Dinner Chair, Chairman of the Military Affairs and Small Business council of The Fayetteville Area Chamber of Commerce. Schools and Roads Bond, Campaign Chair. Youth soccer coach.

Current member: North Carolina State University, “General Hugh Shelton Leadership Center” and past Board Chair. The Salvation Army board member and past Board Chair. 82nd Airborne Division Honorary Member. 82nd Airborne Division Association Lifetime member. Active Member of Haymount United Church serving and chairing in numerous areas.

Married to Paula Davenport Stewart, 4 children all married with 6 grandchildren.

I have a personal desire to make Fayetteville and our community a great place to live, work and play. I know Fayetteville and the Fort Bragg Community. Let me assist in you in your needs

Email : pbstewart4u@gmail.com
Cell Phone: 910-977-5770

Featured Listings

407 Ray Avenue

For Sale, Office, Retail
407 Ray Avenue, Fayetteville, NC
Price: $700,000

Fast Food or Retail Potential on Raeford Road

For Sale, Retail
3901 Raeford Road, Fayetteville, NC
Price: $2,499,000