Kang Long Group President Wins 2012 Ellis Island Medal of Honor

Kang Long Group

Mar 1, 2012

China General Chamber of Commerce’s member Johnson Chen, the president of Kang Long Group Inc, has been selected by NECO’s Advisory Committee as a recipient of the 2012 Ellis Island Medal of Honor.

Originally published in CGCC


China General Chamber of Commerce’s member Johnson Chen, the president of Kang Long Group Inc, has been selected by NECO’s Advisory Committee as a recipient of the 2012 Ellis Island Medal of Honor.

The Ellis Island Medal of Honor was founded by the National Ethnic Coalition of Organizations (NECO) and is intended to pay homage to the immigrant experience. The medals were established at the time of NECO’s founding in 1986. Past Medalists include six Presidents, as well as Nobel Prize winners and leaders of industry, education, the arts, sports and government.


Johnson Chen, president of Kang Long Group, Inc., is a young Chinese-American entrepreneur and an outstanding representative of the new Chinese business community. Born in Fujian, China in 1967, Johnson joined his family in his formative years in business ventures amidst the tides of reform and opening-up, working in such industries as textiles, garments and food processing. With his diligence, modesty and yearning for knowledge, Johnson accumulated a huge reservoir of experience in business operation and management.


In 1999, Johnson Chen founded Kang Long Group, Inc. to develop in several New York locations residential and commercial housing properties, making great strides in the real estate business. In just a decade, he built up a plural enterprise comprising of real estate development, hotelier, food catering chain, and financial management, consultancy and investment.


A member of the U.S. Chinese Chamber of Commerce and CGCC , Johnson Chen has kept setting ever higher business goals with a pragmatic, innovative and persevering spirit.