Ken McIntyre has over 25 years of experience in the commercial real estate industry. Since February 2020, Mr. McIntyre has served as the Chief Executive Officer of the Real Estate Executive Council ("REEC"), having served as a founding Board member of the organization since 2003. REEC is the preeminent trade association in the U.S. for commercial real estate executives of color.
Previously, Mr. McIntyre founded and serves as Managing Principal of PassPort Real Estate, LLC, a New York based consulting firm focused on advising developers and institutions on commercial real estate deal execution and platform structuring.
Prior to consulting, Mr. McIntyre was a senior executive for commercial mortgage lending at several financial institutions, including: Head of Real Estate at Hudson City Savings Bank
Managing Director in MetLife’s Real Estate Investments Group and roles at KeyBank (Head of CRE Syndications), GE Capital Real Estate, UBS and Chase.
Mr. McIntyre currently serves on the Boards of Newmark Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: NMRK, fka Newmark Knight Frank – Chair of ESG Committee, Chair of Audit Committee), Acadia Realty Trust (NYSE: AKR – member of the Audit Committee and Nominating and Governance Committee), the Real Estate Board of New York, Yorkville Youth Athletic Association, and the National Jazz Museum in Harlem. Additionally, he is a past trustee of the ICSC, where he served as Treasurer and as a member of the Executive Committee and a past trustee of the Real Estate Roundtable.
Mr. McIntyre is a proud graduate of Florida A&M University.