Joe joins Northrop & Johnson with more than 30 years of extensive experience in the yachting industry. Throughout the course of his yachting career, Joe has engaged in more than three quarters of a billion dollars in yacht sales and closed more than 20 new construction contracts larger than 37 metres.
According to Northrop & Johnson, he is well versed in yacht sales, shipyard ownership and operations, shipyard viability, yacht quality and product development market analysis, contract review and negotiation and yacht construction.
Daniel Ziriakus, COO at Northrop & Johnson said, “We’re utterly excited to have Joe join our senior team of brokers. He is an institution in the industry and brings with him a wealth of knowledge with regards to the yachting market.
“Joe has a unique background, having been involved in the build of more than 20 projects during his tenure as president of Christensen Yachts. His background and experience surely will play an integral role in his success at Northrop & Johnson. We’re proud he’s chosen to make Northrop & Johnson his new home.”
Previously, Joe spent more than 25 years at Christensen Yachts, during which he guided the shipyard through multiple recessions and a number of yacht production changes. In addition, he implemented a system of total quality control, all of which helped the yard earn highest ranks in US pedigree and sales for 2012, 2013 and 2014.
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