Political Blows Still Flying In District 4 as Justin Johnson, Laura Pastor Enter Final Leg of Race
For instance, Johnson describes himself as a member of Casa de Montanas in his financial disclosure statement, but there is no record of him being a member, according to state documents.
His name also doesn't appear on records for the LLCs Old World Homes II or Arizona Pathways and Partnerships (APP).
Again, he says he listed those corporations because of ties they have with his father, and he wanted to err on the side of over disclosure.
If that were the case, it's worth noting he omitted several from that report, including Old World Homes Berkana Development, Old World Homes Berkana Development II, Old World Homes Berkana Holdings, Old World Homes II, APPB Management.
Johnson's voluminous family interests are a convoluted tangle of limited liability corporations with partnerships that, according to state records, involve the Barron Collier Company, which developed the Collier Center in downtown Phoenix, and Wayne Howard, a well-connected investor/developer and political money-man.
Howard is a member of a limited liability corporation named Osterra, which is managed by PJJR Consulting -- one of Paul Johnson Jr.'s many corporations.
Justin Johnson's dad is also listed as a member on another Wayne Howard corporation, Hojo, LLC.
There is one more connection between the Johnsons and Howard -- and it lies in one of the worst kept secrets around town: