Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage welcomes Javier Johnson as a sales associate in its Walnut Creek office, in which he will specialize in residential sales in Walnut Creek and Contra Costa County.

Prior to joining Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, Johnson worked as a vice president at Merrill Lynch, where his responsibilities included offering clients financial advice.

Javier recently completed an intensive training program through Kaplan Professional Schools, which emphasized the principles and techniques of real estate.  He earned his degree in business administration from the University of California, Haas School of Business.

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Walnut Creek is located at 1801 N. California Blvd. Ste. 100 and can be reached at 925.935.7100.  Johnson may be reached directly at 925.566.4792 and via e-mail at