The First Couple Of Sarasota Builders

Todd and Karen Johnston Founders of Todd Johnston Homes Todd & Karen Johnston share a love for home building. They have built a strong business together with a common eye on unique design, a commitment to quality, and a passion for making Sarasota a great place to live and work.

Todd and I grew up in Sarasota and are pleased to be a part of the home building community here. It's a joy to have the opportunity to do what we love in a place that we love. Building homes that help others enjoy life here is the best job either of us could have imagined.
- Karen Johnston, Vice President

Todd Johnston serves as president of the company. He grew up in Sarasota and eventually returned after college to be a part of its growth into a premier community. A graduate of the University of Florida's College of Architecture, his architectural designs uniquely blend practicality and visual excitement while creating a distinct feeling of elegance in every Todd Johnston Home.

Karen Johnston, Todd's wife and partner, is the Vice-President and Comptroller of Todd Johnston Homes. She grew up in Sarasota and is a graduate of the University of Florida with a degree in marketing. She has a flair for design that perfectly compliments Todd's architectural skills. Karen also owns and operates Masterpiece Interior Designs, a leading Sarasota interior design studio available to Todd Johnston Homes customers as well as the general public.

Masterpiece Interior Designs and Todd Johnston Homes have earned over 100 local, regional and national home building awards for their outstanding design and execution. The company's homes are consistently winners in the annual Bradenton/Sarasota HBA Parade of Homes.

Todd and Karen are active in many business and community organizations. Todd has served as president of the Home Builders Association of Sarasota, the Executive Committee for the Home Builders Association, the Board of Directors for the Sarasota Chamber of Commerce, the REAL Board of Governors for the Chamber of Commerce, and the Construction Industry Advisory Council for Sarasota County's Building Department. Karen has worked with The Girl Scouts of America and has served on committees for many charitable organizations. Both Johnstons have been active in the Sarasota Ski-A-Rees for many years where Karen was President of the organization.

Todd Johnston Homes has been recognized for its contributions and support of The United Way of Sarasota County's "Day of Sharing", the United States Marine Corp "Toys for Tots", the Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota County, the American Cancer Society, Taste of the Nation, Suncoast Wine Festival, and many others civil organizations.


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