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  • Kinder Institute for Urban Research Advisory Board Member Emeritus
  • Vice Chairman, Hines

Hasty Johnson joined Hines in 1978 and is now vice chairman and serves on the firm’s Executive and Investment Committees. He served as CFO from 1992 until 2012 and prior to that led the development or redevelopment of numerous projects. He initiated the Hines acquisition program and the firm’s investment management business.

Johnson graduated from the Georgia Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Science in industrial engineering and received his Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School. In addition to his work as an advisory board member at Rice University’s Kinder Institute for Urban Research, he is a board member at Project Row Houses, a non-profit servicing Houston’s Third Ward to transform the community through art, history and culture.

Johnson has served on the Kinder Institute for Urban Research's advisory board since 2015.