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Kelley Ahrens, Vice President

Kelley Ahrens

Vice President


Kelley Ahrens Vice President
Dallas McKinney 2100 McKinney Ave
Suite 700
Dallas, TX 75201

Professional Experience

As Vice President of CBRE’s Healthcare Services Group, Ms Ahrens works with institutional and healthcare system clients creating strategic business plans to protect asset value. She works alongside CBRE’s National Healthcare Group and provides consultant services for medical office buildings and hospital systems that includes: lease negotiations, due diligence, financial consulting, operating expense reconciliation review, annual budgets, monthly financial reviews, lease review and analysis, capital analysis, vendor contract negotiations, personnel support and development.

With over seventeen years of commercial real estate experience, Ms Ahrens has transitioned and transacted over three million square feet of multi-market medical leasing and management assignments. In 2012, over 600,000 square feet of medical lease transactions were completed consisting of over $84 million in transaction value.

Prior to CBRE, Ms. Ahrens was an Acquisitions Transaction Manager for KBS Realty Advisors, a commercial real estate advisory firm, where she oversaw the due diligence and underwriting activity on various acquisition project types located in various national markets. She closed over $80 million of real estate in six months by leading due diligence activities.

Ms. Ahrens brings a diverse and extensive experience in leasing and management services and has worked for firms such as: Transwestern Commercial Services and Jones Lang LaSalle. She has managed various product types including: medical office, office, corporate facilities and retail. Her strengths include: leasing/sales, asset management, re-development, acquisitions and dispositions.

In addition to the above, Ms. Ahrens was formerly with The Beck Group, a development and ground-up construction firm, where she worked on projects such as: Crate and Barrel (national), Southwestern Bell (national), Southlake Town Square (mixed use - Texas), Texas Motor Speedway and various speculative office projects.


Professional Affiliations/Accreditations

  • CCIM Designation – Certified Commercial Investment Manager
  • Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) – Healthcare Ambassador
  • Banner Health Foundation – Alzheimer Committee Member
  • Arizona Department of Real Estate Salesperson License
  • Texas Department of Real Estate Salesperson License
  • Associate Leadership Council – Dallas
  • Dale Carnegie Professional Leadership Graduate - Dallas


  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Southern Illinois University – Carbondale
  • CCIM


  • Atrinea Health
  • AZ Health Advantage
  • Barrow Neurological Associates
  • Dignity Health (fka - CHW)
  • EDS
  • Emerus
  • Fidelity Investments
  • Healthcare Trust of America
  • John C. Lincoln Health
  • KBS Realty Advisors
  • LaSalle Investment Management (Medical Fund)
  • Lend Lease
  • Mezona Orthopaedic
  • Phelps Dodge
  • Scottsdale Healthcare
  • Shidler Group
  • Southwest Kidney Institute
Kelley Ahrens Vice President
Dallas McKinney 2100 McKinney Ave
Suite 700
Dallas, TX 75201