Ken joined Origin in 2018 as an Associate on the Investment Management team. In his current role, Ken is responsible for the execution of asset-level strategies and business plans and oversight of development projects from the time of acquisition throughout the deal lifecycle to disposition.
Ken began his career in commercial lending as a credit analyst for MB Financial Bank in Chicago. While there, he completed the bank’s Leadership Development Program and was promoted to commercial banking officer, responsible for the development of new business relationships and the management of credit risk within a roughly $100 million loan portfolio consisting of both revolving industrial debt and real estate term facilities. Following his time at MB and prior to joining Origin, Ken worked as a project manager for Landmark Building Group. In that role, he was responsible for budgeting, scheduling, and executing the construction of custom-built single-family homes in Chicago’s suburbs.
Ken received a Bachelor of Science in Finance and International Business from Indiana University (Bloomington) and a Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Real Estate Finance and Investments from DePaul University. He is an active member of the Real Estate Investment Association as well as the Urban Land Institute. Born and raised in Chicago, Ken enjoys traveling, cooking, and cheering on the Cubs, Bears, and Indiana Hoosiers.