5/12/2021 - NAIOP Scholarship Recipient Kelsey Gregory Joins Founders Properties, L.L.C.

Further showcasing her expertise, Gregory was recently awarded the Prologis Inclusion CRE Scholarship

Founders Properties, L.L.C is eager to announce that Kelsey Gregory has recently joined the team as a senior asset manager. In this new role, Gregory will be responsible for managing a national commercial real estate portfolio and providing asset management services for private real estate partnerships across a variety of sectors.

“We are very excited to add Kelsey to the Founders' team," said Jim Montalbano, director of asset management at Founders. “She joins us with an impressive array of past experience and knowledge in asset management, and we look forward to Kelsey fully integrating into her portfolio."

Along with her new position, Kelsey was recently selected for the Prologis Inclusion CRE Scholarship, recognizing her as an emerging leader among her peers. Gregory was selected for this position because of her work experience managing assets across the Midwest, in addition to her leadership roles held within the NAIOP organization.

With this scholarship, Gregory will go on to complete her NAIOP Certificate of Advanced Study in Commercial Real Estate Development, further broadening her skills and knowledge of real estate investments, capital markets and finance and development.

Gregory graduated from the University of St. Thomas with a degree in finance and real estate. She began her real estate career as an analyst with Welsh Capital/Welsh Property Trust and has worked as an asset manager on different local portfolios with CSM Commercial Properties and Ackerberg. Most recently, she worked with Schafer Richardson.

About Founders Properties, L.L.C.

Headquartered in Minneapolis, MN, Founders Properties, L.L.C. (“Founders") is a privately held real estate investment company formed by two highly regarded industry veterans: Best Buy founder Richard Schulze and Opus founder Gerald Rauenhorst. Since 1998, Founders (previously known as Opus Properties, L.L.C.) has been involved in raising and managing 13 private commercial real estate investment funds with a purchase value of over $3.4 billion covering approximately 40 million square feet.