K.O. Kennedy is an Executive Vice President within CBRE’s Capital Markets Debt and Structured Finance Group and has been with CBRE since he opened the office in 2006. Mr. Kennedy, who focuses primiarily on permanent and structured finance, has transacted over $7 billion during his 20-year mortgage-banking career.
Together with business partner Scott Brady, Mr. Kennedy’s annual debt and structured finance production is approximately $750 million to $1 billion, which translates to over $1.25 billion worth of real estate transactions every year. He has been named a “Top 225 Producer” within CBRE nationwide and a member of the “Million Dollar Club” during 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015. The Nashville CBRE Debt and Structured Finance office, managed by K.O. Kennedy and Scott Brady, was also granted CBRE Capital Markets national “Top Office” award in 2013.
Mr. Kennedy’s past experience includes commercial real estate finance production, analysis and financial underwriting.
Mr. Kennedy began his career in mortgage banking in 1997 with Laureate Capital. He won Top Producer awards for Laureate Capital, and the BB&T Chairman’s Award during his nine years of service there.
- CBRE's "Million Dollar Club" – 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
- CBRE's "Top Office" Award – 2013
- CBRE's "Top 225 Producers" – 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
- Baylor University, Bachelor of Business Administration, 1991
- Multi-family Portfolio - TX, TN KS | $98,000,000
- Wyndchase Aspen Grove - Franklin, TN | $58,300,000
- Alara Farms Apartments - Franklin, TN | $41,475,000
- 16 GSA Properties - Various Locations | $34,000,000
- Amberleigh Bluff Apartments - Knoxville, TN | $28,000,000
- Stoneridge Farms - Gallatin, TN | $25,000,000
- Archstone Perimeter - Atlanta, GA | $24,500,000
- Century Hillsboro Village - Nashville, TN | $23,185,000
- The Haven - San Antonio, TX | $23,000,000
- Aventura Providence - Nashville, TN | $22,400,000
- Haven Commons Park - Chattanooga, TN | $22,000,000
- Stoneridge Farms - Smyrna, TN | $22,000,000
- Verandas at Mitylene - Montgomery, AL | $21,500,000
- Reserve at Westland - Knoxville, TN | $21,000,000
- Estancia Morningstar - Dallas, TX | $21,000,000
- Estancia at Tulsa - Tulsa, OK | $20,500,000
- Gardens at Hillsboro Village - Nashville, TN | $20,287,500
- Dover Centre - Franklin, TN | $20,000,000
- Ansley Town Center - Evans, GA | $18,500,000
- Hilton Garden Inn - Knoxville, TN | $10,200,000