Kim Hofstede
Senior Vice President - Investments & Portfolio Management
Founders Properties, L.L.C.


Minneapolis, MN


Ms. Hofstede is responsible for dispositions, joint ventures and portfolio management for Founders’ portfolio of commercial real estate. She has completed over $1 billion of disposition, financing and joint venture transactions since joining Founders in 2016. She also plays an active role in strategic planning, investor relations and fundraising.

Professional Affiliations and Certifications

  • NAIOP – Member of Corporate Board (2020-2021 Term)
  • NAIOP – Member of Minnesota Chapter
    • Board Member – 2013 to present
    • President - 2017
    • Vice President - 2016
    • Secretary/Treasurer - 2015
  • NAIOP – Member of Capital Markets V National Forum
  • CCIM
  • Wisconsin Real Estate Alumni Association (WREAA)
  • Licensed Real Estate Broker – Minnesota and Wisconsin

Awards and Recognition

  • Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal’s 2020 40 under 40 Honoree
  • NAIOP Developing Leaders Award – 2012 Recipient


Before joining Founders Properties, Ms. Hofstede was Vice President at Carlson Real Estate Company where she was involved in a wide variety of activities including dispositions, asset management and finance.


Ms. Hofstede holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Wisconsin – Madison.