Head of Debt Investment
Thomas Whitesell is the Head of the Debt Investment Group at Kennedy Wilson. Thomas is responsible for the oversight and direction of debt business origination and portfolio management throughout the United States.
Previously, Thomas built and led construction, bridge, and mezzanine lending groups at banks and debt funds and has originated and managed over $35B of construction and bridge loans. He has also practiced law in Iowa and California, representing life companies, banks, and other lenders in loan documentation, restructures, and workouts.
Thomas earned his BA in Business Management and Political Science at Luther College and his JD at the University of Iowa.