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John R. Johnson, PA, ABV, CFF, CBA, CVA, FABFA

Senior Managing Director

John Johnson’s extensive experience in the specialized areas of business valuation, litigation support, taxation, and law firm management, makes him uniquely qualified as Senior Managing Director of BST’s highly regarded Valuation, Forensic and Litigation Group.

John has developed a multi-state practice and has participated in over 2,500 litigation cases as a consulting and/or testifying expert. He has performed thousands of valuations of closely-held businesses and professional practices, and conducted numerous forensic analyses and economic damage studies for a wide range of civil litigation matters, including matrimonial litigation. As a result, John and his team of professionals have become widely recognized by the legal community and the judiciary for their technical knowledge and expertise.

Additionally, John has specialized experience in many facets of law firm management, including mergers, succession, partner compensation, firm governance and practice valuation.

John has lectured and authored extensively on such topics as business valuation, estate planning, accounting and taxation for many publications, professional organizations, such as the AICPA, ASA, ABA, and NYSBA, and for the NYS Office of Court Administration Judicial Training programs (“Judges School”). He was also a member of the adjunct faculty at Siena College for 10 years.

John enjoys fly fishing, kayaking, hiking, skiing, golf and reading.

He is a resident of Albany, N.Y.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Siena College (magna cum laude)


  • Member of the New York State Society and American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member of the Estate Planning Council of Eastern New York
  • Member of the Institute of Business Appraisers
  • Member of the National Association of Forensic Economics, and the Executive Committee of the Family Law Section of the New York Bar Association
  • Charter Member of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Foundation – Forensic & Business Valuation Division
  • Non-Lawyer member of the Executive Committee of the Family Law Section of the NYSBA
"Our valuation, forensic and litigation group is recognized as one of the most respected team of financial service professionals in the Northeast."