National Director of Operations
Ross Crowe is a 34-year real estate veteran, a leading Western Region real estate Court Appointed Receiver, broker and executive level asset manager. Ross provides fund, institutional, banking CRE, special assets and REO real estate investment and advisory services to the company’s most sophisticated clients both public and private. Since, 2001, Ross has served as a Court Appointed Receiver for various California, Nevada, Arizona and Texas courts on behalf of lending institutions, and is known as one of California’s top expert witnesses in the field of investment and commercial real estate. While at Kennedy Wilson, Ross has provided extensive support to the company fund entities with a focus on risk management and operational issues.
Ross re-joined Kennedy Wilson, in partnership with CRC Impresa, LLC, on receiverships. He has previously served as a Senior Managing Director of Kennedy Wilson for a decade as well as two tenures at Grubb & Ellis Company, where he was a senior vice president of asset management overseeing a Texas and Mid-western portfolio valued at approximately $2 billion, consisting of 28 Class A and B assets, and a prior role as Vice President, Western Region Director focusing on redevelopments and company growth initiatives. Ross has successfully directed or completed transactions valued in excess of $1 billion over his long career consisting of nearly 600 transactions. Prior senior rolls at CBRE and Cadillac Fairview in Class A high-rise management and development services provided a strong grounding in the brick-and-mortar aspects of the commercial investment business.
Award winning projects include: Figueroa Courtyard, 6500 Wilshire, The Tower Burbank, The Television Academy, Pacific Corporate Towers and Rincon Center on the West Coast. Redevelopment of 816 Congress, Chase Tower and The Avallon in Austin. Momentum Place and 1700 Pacific in Dallas. Redevelopment of Wells Fargo Center in Portland. The Park, Houston Center, Two Houston Center and the Four Seasons Hotel developments plus some 10 BOMA TOBY awards to his credit indicate a deep experience in investment grade real estate services.
- Institute of Real Estate Management Greater Los Angeles, former President
- Building Owners and Managers Association Los Angeles, Board Member
- California Receivers Forum
- Special Assets Management Association
- International Council of Shopping Centers
- Urban Land Institute
- Palm Springs Board of Realtors
Crowe earned a bachelor’s degree from Stephen F. Austin State University and a Post Graduate Diploma from Georgetown University’s prestigious Institute of Comparative Political and Economic Systems (ICPES) in Washington DC, under full academic scholarship from The Edison Foundation.