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Kenneth A.


Senior Managing Director,

Kingbird Investment Management

— Bio

Ken is responsible for creating and implementing its investment strategy, acquisitions, joint ventures and investment management platform in the U.S. and Latin America.
Mr. Munkacy brings over 25 years of real estate experience in 15 states and 12 countries. From 2007 to 2017, he served as senior vice president of GID Investment Advisers LLC, a real estate investment/operating company with over 25,000 units and $12 billion in assets; he also served as a senior managing director of GID International Group, where he was a member of GID’s Executive Committee, and was responsible for GID’s international real estate investments, joint ventures and portfolio companies.


Previously he was managing director of Asia at Starwood Capital Group (Tokyo); senior managing director of GE Capital Europe (Prague,); and managing director at TrizecHahn Asia Pacific (Hong Kong). Prior to this, Ken headed the acquisitions/development group at Golub & Co., a large Chicago family-owned real estate owner/operator, where he acquired approximately 19,000 residential units in ten states representing over $850 million in value. Additionally, he previously served as vice chairman of ICCMIC, a NASDAQ-listed mortgage REIT.

— Memberships

Vice-chairman, Global Exchange Council with the Urban Land Institute | Member of International Affinity Group, Pension Real Estate Association.

— Education

BA, Economics & Government, FRANKLIN & MARSHALL COLLEGE | Masters, City Planning, Real Estate Development/Finance concentration, UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA.