Collaborative Conservation and Multi-parcel Land Protection Projects



Stephen Thor Johnson (Principal, Sage Advisors) founded Sage Advisors in 2010. Sage specializes in design and management of complex conservation transactions, conservation easement stewardship, land planning, organizational development, finance, fundraising, and public policy. Stephen served as executive director for two regional land trusts over 15 years (Sudbury Valley Trustees, MA and Gallatin Valley Land Trust, MT). He has worked in commercial real estate managing permitting and financing for complex real estate transactions. He began his career with the Commonwealth of MA, administering the Open Space Bond Program and was instrumental in the creation of the Protected Lands datalayer with MassGIS.