Kenton Johnson

Stapleton Group

Contact Details

Stapleton Group
515 South Flower Street
18th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90071
United States

Years of Experience

21 - 30

Professional Bio

Kenton Johnson Kenton Johnson’s 39-year career in business and banking has included responsibility at all levels including Chief Executive Officer, Division Manager, and Project Manager for problem commercial loans, real estate loans, and real estate projects. Other individual assignments have included real estate portfolio due diligence for the buying and selling side, consumer and commercial real estate loan underwriting, and real estate asset disposition and liquidation. Responsibility has also included servicing, marketing, and originating consumer and commercial real estate loans, commercial business loans, and consumer unsecured loans. Mr. Johnson previously worked with Robb Evans and Associates LLC to administer and carry out the daily activities of more than 350 receiverships and liquidations that the firm managed and completed. Case management includes commercial and industrial, multi-family and residential property management and sales, fraud investigation, asset tracing, asset enhancement, management and liquidation, and supervision of asset recovery litigation. Industries and types of businesses include manufacturing, contracting, health care, shopping centers, wholesale distribution, multi-level marketing, worldwide Internet and credit card commerce, and the U.S. agency of an international bank. Mr. Johnson is a Director of the Stapleton Group in Los Angeles CA. He continues to complete receivership duties, investigations, asset management, and disposition of receivership assets. Mr. Johnson began his business career in the management-training program of Bank of America, and evolved to assignments as a commercial, consumer, and real estate loan supervisor, and problem loan administrator. He later held positions as Chief Credit Officer, Banking Administrator, and President with independent banks. Mr. Johnson has also held positions for non-banking companies as a specialist in loan and asset resolution, and real estate evaluation, due diligence, and real property disposition. He majored in History and English at the University of San Diego and received an MBA from California State University. Mr. Johnson is a current director and past Co-Chair of the California Receivers Forum. He has participated as a speaker and panelist at Loyola Receivership Conferences in Los Angeles. Mr. Johnson is a founding member and current director of the National Association of Federal Equity Receivers and participates on committees and as a panelist at annual conferences.

Company Description

Stapleton Group is a dynamic team of financial, operational, and real estate consultants. Our team has resolved over $2B worth of troubled assets across a wide range of industries including aviation/aerospace, manufacturing, medical, construction, real estate, oil & gas, intellectual property, automotive, agriculture, and hospitality. Our team provides fiduciary and consulting services including, federal equity receiverships, bankruptcy, business management, real estate management, accounting support, accounting management, forensic accounting, financial reporting/analysis.

Number of Times Appointed a Receiver


Lead Roles in Federal Receiverships

  • Receiver

Other Roles in Federal Receiverships

  • Expert Witness
  • Financial Advisor
  • Liquidation/Dissolution Receiver/Manager

Receivership Experience in these USDC Courts

  • Arizona
  • California Central
  • Colorado
  • Florida Southern
  • Illinois Northern
  • Kentucky Western
  • Maryland
  • Nevada
  • New York Northern
  • New York Southern
  • Oklahoma Western
  • Tennessee Western
  • Utah

Receivership Experience with these Agencies

  • Commodity Future Trading Commmission
  • Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
  • Federal Trade Commision
  • Internal Revenue Service
  • Securities and Exchange Commission

Sizes of Federal Equity Receiverships

  • $25 Million +

Roles in Other (Non-Federal) Equity Receiverships

  • Creditor Appointed Receiver
  • Partition Referee
  • State Court Appointed Receiver

Industry Specialties

  • Fiduciary Management
  • Finance
  • International Issues
  • Real Estate

Other Professional Associations

  • California Receivers Forum Board Member; Previous Chair


History and English University of San Diego MBA California State University