President of Property Services
Jim Rosten is president of the company's Property Services, which has over 70 million square feet of commercial, office, industrial and retail property under contract for management, leasing and development. Additionally, the firm manages and controls 20,000+ multifamily apartment units. Mr. Rosten oversees the company’s property service businesses across 21 offices in the U.S.
Prior to joining Kennedy Wilson in 1999, Mr. Rosten served as president of the Western Region of Grubb & Ellis Management Services, Inc. He was responsible for establishing and overseeing property management, leasing and construction management services for a 32 million square foot portfolio of office, industrial, residential and retail properties. Previously, Mr. Rosten was executive vice president and Western Division Manager for CB Richard Ellis, and was a member of its Operations Management Board. At CB Richard Ellis, he managed and leased a 56 million square foot portfolio.
Mr. Rosten received master’s degrees in Management and Business Administration from the University of Redlands (California) and his B.A. in Business Administration from Central Michigan University. He holds the Certified Property Manager (CPM) and Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designations. He is a member of the Pension Real Estate Association (PREA), the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM), and the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), and he is a director of the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA). Mr. Rosten is a Board member of the Imerman Angels in Los Angeles and is a former member of the Board of Directors of the L.A. Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America. He is also currently a Director for U.S. Bank's Los Angeles Advisory Board.