About Us


Trinette Britt-Johnson

Trinette Britt-Johnson, Founder and President of TBJ Development Group, a Chicago based group of companies focused on real estate development, brokerage, and property management.  Utilizing professional insight, experience and creativity, TBJ has executed deals totaling over $30 million in transaction value.

Over the past 25 years, Trinette has provided organizational leadership and economic development in Chicagoland communities.  She is recognized as one of Chicago’s Smart Leaders from the Chicago Association of Neighborhood Development Organizations having taken the lead in neighborhood development projects including residential housing development and transit oriented development.  She is Instrumental in development projects being the recipient of awards from  the Chicago Developer Awards for Outstanding Non-Profit Real Estate Project,  the Amoco Leader Award in Housing, Good Neighbor Award from the Chicago Association of Realtors, Chicago Rehab Network Award for New Homes Project, the American Institute of Architects on Transit Oriented Development,  and Recognition and Appreciation for Commitment to Community Development from the Chicago Rehab Network.

Trinette has a Master in Urban Planning and an undergraduate degree in Industrial Engineering from Purdue University, Calumet.  She is Chairwoman of the Village of Olympia Fields Economic Development Committee, a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers and an Illinois licensed Real Estate  Broker.