Team Members



Development Team

Ken Kristofek

Executive Vice President - Market Officer

Ken serves as Executive Vice President and Market Officer responsible for leading regional development expansion for Conor Commercial Real Estate. Based out of the firm’s regional office in Dallas, Texas, Ken oversees all development activities and ensures continued growth in the industrial, office and multi-family sectors throughout the greater Dallas area and the State of Texas.

A seasoned real estate professional with 25 years in the industry, Ken’s experience includes commercial real estate transactions from 50,000 to over one million square feet. Throughout his career, he has served in many high-profile leadership positions in both corporate and entrepreneurial capacities.

Prior to joining Conor Commercial, he was the Owner and President of Urban Loan Star + Gruene Interests where he provided corporate oversight, management and underwriting for all development projects in the South Central United States. Prior to that role, he was President of the Southwest Region for LNR Property, LLC overseeing the firm’s assets and project undertakings as well as all team members operating in the region. He also served as Vice President and Director of Development at CarrAmerica where he contributed a full range of development services, including in sourcing, financing oversight, underwriting and disposition of development projects.

Education:

  • The University of Texas at Austin
    Master of Architecture
  • The University of Texas at Austin
    McCombs School of Business – Executive Education Program

  • University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
    Bachelor of Science – Architectural Studies

Professional Designations:

  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Licensed Real Estate Broker – Illinois

Professional Affiliations:

  • CoreNet Global
  • NAIOP (Commercial Real Estate Development Association)
  • The Real Estate Council of Dallas
  • U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)