Edward Russell Johnston Inc.

 Edward Russell Johnston has Built a Reputation on Quality Construction,
Experience and Customer Service

Our Story at Florida’s Nature Coast Starts in 1976…

Edward Russell Johnston is a successful business professional with over 45 years of diverse construction experience. Since 1976, he’s been delivering innovative, energy efficient, quality-built construction to a wide-ranging group of clients on Florida’s Nature Coast.

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Edward Russell Johnston’s Philosophy

Edward’s philosophy is simple and straight forward. Well-thought-out designs, state-of-the-art technology, maximize space, craftsmanship and skill ensure years of satisfying use. Furthermore, as a master builder of residential and commercial buildings, Edward oversees the construction of major buildings and hundreds of homes.

Construction is a complex industry, one which requires a fundamental knowledge of how things work. Above all, Edward’s clients value his energy efficient construction techniques. Additionally, they value his project and resource management, healthy home concepts and home and office automation.

Edward Russell Johnston, Inc. designs homes and buildings for the way people live. His reputation reflects the quality craftsmanship by paying attention to his customers’ needs. He embarks upon every project with a positive approach and a goal of total satisfaction. Furthermore, he assembles winning project teams by hand-picking the right people for the job. Due to the trustworthiness, reliability and experience, his customer’s trust him and his team. Collectively, his team recognizes the importance of meeting his clients’ needs.

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Community Involvement

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Aaron and Edward Johnston helping Rotary clean-up Kings Bay Park

Above all, Edward is active in his community. Edward is active in the community and has served as a President of the Citrus County Builders Association, President of the Citrus County Chapter of the Coastal Conservation Association and as Chairman of Citrus County Chapter of Ducks Unlimited.

Additionally, Edward finds it important to give back to the community. Rotary International is his primary outlet for service to the community. Although, he remains active in other enterprises as well. Since 1981, Edward has been part of Rotary International and involved in the various operational aspects of Rotary for over 35 years. Edward has served in many capacities including Club President, Assistant District Governor and as the Governor for Rotary District 6950 for the 2014–2015 Rotary year.

The fellowship of the people and their unity in the ideal of service to the community, keeps Edward involved in Rotary. Furthermore, the organization does far too many worthwhile projects to list.

In conclusion, Edward enjoys giving back to his community. One of his most noteworthy projects, was the construction of the Key Center Pool and Pavilion complex in Crystal River. His company donated the time to manage and build the complex for those with developmental disabilities.

“I would like to assist you with your next building or remodeling project.” -Edward Johnston


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Edward Russell Johnston and Family

Edward, Aaron, Janet, Ellen and Anne

Edward and his wife, Janet Johnston, have three children. Daughter Anne is currently working at NASA as a Chemical Engineer. Daughter Ellen is a Registered Nurse and currently attending college to advance her nursing degree. And son Aaron, has a Master’s degree in Bio-Medical Engineering and is currently in his last semester of Law School. Aaron has accepted an invitation to join a premier national law firm this summer.

Edward enjoys the great outdoors and traveling adventures. Additionally, he likes to cook, especially with his Green Egg charcoal barbecue. He enjoys gardening with an emphasis on attracting birds and butterflies, plus some herbs and vegetables for the kitchen. Even more, Edward holds a PADI open water diving license. He also has a Federal Aviation Private Pilot’s license and is a Certified Fly Casting Instructor with the Federation of Fly Fishers.


Edward holds a Florida State Certified Class “A”  General Contractor’s license. He also holds a Florida Real Estate Broker’s license. Clients may like to know that we started our business more than 45 years ago. Additionally, for the past 28 years, we continue to operate Edward Russell Johnston, Inc. from the original location at 531 North Citrus Avenue Crystal River Florida.

Finally, our customers are very special and important to us. We understand that building is a major investment that requires important decisions. In conclusion, we will work with you every step of the way to assure your satisfaction. Our promise to you is an expertly crafted home or building that will fit your budget requirements.

We would like to be your Building Contractor!

 Call us at 352-795-2200 or 800-771-2202

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Edward Russell Johnston Inc.

Citrus County – Construction – General Contractor


531 N. Citrus Ave. Crystal River, Florida 34428
352-795-2200  or  800-771-2202   Email:

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