Kenneth J. Szady
Kenneth Szady
Chicago, IL
Direct: (312) 327-5452
Office: (773) 867-1500

Executive Director

Kenneth J. Szady, SIOR, CCIM, serves as Executive Director. He is based in Chicago and has over 25 years of experience in real estate.

Previously he served as Executive Managing Director and senior leader within NGKF’s National Institutional Capital Markets Group, where he specialized in raising capital on equity sales, joint ventures, note sales and debt structures for institutional, corporate and private clients throughout the Central and Eastern United States. He has closed $9.8 billion in transactions across 22 states and 48 cities. Mr. Szady is widely distinguished as a leader in the commercial real estate industry having lead both national portfolio sales as well as large single asset assignments. Prior to joining NGKF, Mr. Szady was a senior level officer of Cushman & Wakefield as executive director and co-head of its national industrial capital markets coordinating CW’s national service line. Before Cushman & Wakefield, Mr. Szady was executive vice president and head of capital markets at Trammell Crow Company where he represented institutional, corporate and private clients nationwide. Prior to Trammell Crow, he was with Jones Lang LaSalle as a senior vice president in their real estate investment banking group.

Mr. Szady is a member of NAIOP, ULI, SIOR and CCIM. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in marketing and finance from Northern Illinois University and a Master’s degree in real estate finance from DePaul University.