MIKE KELLY, President & Co-Founder
Mr. Kelly has over 20 years of real estate experience encompassing more than 200
different transactions valued over $5 billion. He has managed acquisition teams who have sourced and closed over $3.7 billion in
transactions. These transactions included over $2.2 billion of
multifamily assets; $1.2
billion of which he personally sourced and closed.
to founding Caldera, Mr. Kelly was the Managing Director & Chief
Acquisition Officer at Dividend Capital Total Realty Trust, a private
REIT based in Denver. Previous experience also includes Senior Vice
President of Acquisitions and Dispositions at United Dominion (NYSE:
UDR). Mr. Kelly gained extensive experience in Pension Fund Advisory
while working as Senior Vice President of Acquisitions at URDANG/ Bank
of NY Mellon and as Principal at Lend Lease. He was also a founding
partner of Apartment Realty Advisors.
Mr. Kelly has
involved in forming recapitalization strategy and implementing
transaction decisions. He managed the acquisition process between six
different pension funds and five internal fund managers. Transactions
included conventional 100% equity acquisitions, joint ventures on
existing assets, new development joint ventures, pre-sales on future
development and properties with existing debt.
Mr. Kelly holds
a BBA from the University of Notre Dame. He became a certified public
accountant (CPA) in 1992 while working for KPMG - ATLANTA. He is
a member of the Turnaround Management Association.