VIENNA, Va. — Johnson Capital Group has opened an East Coast office in Vienna, Va, specializing in the financing of multifamily properties. It will also offer standard Johnson office fare such as structuring and placement of permanent debt, bridge loans, mezzanine debt and equity/joint venture financing for commercial real estate developers and investors.

Patrick Kinlan, executive vice president; John Dewitt, senior vice president; and Marty Fayer, senior vice president, will staff the new office. The three principals have a combined 45 years of commercial real estate finance experience. Over the past three years, the principals were responsible for more than $1.5 billion of financing, including the placement of a $750 million securitized pool involving 56 properties financed by Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae.