Johnny Basha Tapped for Real Estate Czar Post at Raley’s

The Raley’s Companies, a privately-owned entity, has promoted Johnny Basha to the position of Senior Vice President, Real Estate Strategy and Management, expanding his responsibilities to oversee the entire portfolio of enterprise real estate assets. Johnny Basha is a member of the Basha family, known for their significant role in the expansion of various banners such as Bashas’, AJ’s Fine Foods, Bashas’ Dine’, and Food City across Arizona and New Mexico, collaborating with local developers and elected officials. In his expanded role, Basha will now lead the real estate strategy for all divisions under The Raley’s Companies, including Raley’s and Bashas’, covering regions in Arizona, New Mexico, California, and Nevada.

 “We are grateful to have Johnny leading real estate for our growing company. We look forward to Johnny now also applying his expertise to Northern California and Nevada. With his strategic mindset and results-driven approach, I am confident we can expand our reach to new communities through new store openings and acquisitions of like-minded independent grocers,” said Tiffanie Burkhalter, Chief Financial Officer of The Raley’s Companies. Over the past few years, The Raley’s Companies has invested in numerous remodels in Arizona, California, and Nevada, extending its presence to the Navajo Nation in Ship Rock and Kayenta. The company has also opened new stores to cater to the needs of expanding communities in Northern California, with plans to accelerate this pace in the coming years.

 “It is an honor to be a part of an innovative, family-owned business that is unwavering in their commitment to the enrichment of the communities they serve. I look forward to taking an active role in The Raley’s Companies’ continued growth and success by building new stores that cater to the vast array of unique markets,” said Basha. In addition to his real estate role, Basha has represented his family and the company in longstanding relationships with the Navajo Nation, as well as supporting connections with the San Carlos Apache, White Mountain Apache, and Tohono O’odham Nations.

Headquartered in West Sacramento, California, The Raley’s Companies operates over 230 locations across four states and four Tribal Nations under banners including Raley’s, Bel Air, Nob Hill Foods, Raley’s O-N-E Market, Bashas’, Food City, AJ’s Fine Foods, and Bashas’ Diné Market.