Managing Partner, Co-Founder
3650 REIT Co-Founder Justin Kennedy brings 32 years of CRE experience, including finance, investment, distressed assets and development. In 2013, Kennedy and Cobb co-founded 3650 REIT’s CRE development affiliate, Grass River Property, a leading South Florida developer and manager of mixed-use, urban-infill and transit-oriented properties. In partnership with leading institutional partners, the Grass River portfolio includes 14 development and equity investments totaling more than 1.8 million SF.
Prior to Grass River, Kennedy and Cobb served as Co-CEOs of LNR Property LLC. Mr. Kennedy led the firm’s strategic direction and investment activities across LNR’s global CRE debt, equity and distressed assets platforms. Prior to LNR, Mr. Kennedy served 11 years at Deutsche Bank as Managing Director and Global Head of Real Estate Capital Markets. Prior to Deutsche Bank, Mr. Kennedy was Head of CMBS Trading at Goldman Sachs and a member of the firm’s Principal Investment Group.
He spent the first eight years of his career in the real estate development business in California and Colorado. Mr. Kennedy holds an A.B. in Economics from Stanford University and an M.B.A. from UCLA.