Nicholson, Kerry

Kerry Nicholson

Chair, Advisory Board

Kerry Nicholson is a Senior Managing Director for Legacy Partners.  From April 1999 to January 2019 Kerry was in charge all aspects of Legacy’s activities in the Northwest, including development, construction and property management of the company’s apartment portfolio. He is now working less than full-time and is focusing on the development of projects on Maui and Oahu. Prior to joining Legacy, Kerry had a 20 plus year career in commercial real estate finance, procuring over $2 billion in debt and equity commitments as a senior manager for GE Capital Real Estate, Bank of America and Wells Fargo.  Mr. Nicholson is a past Chair of the ULI Northwest District Council, Chair Emeritus/Founder of the ULI Northwest Multi-Family Council, and member of ULI’s national Urban Development/Mixed-Use Council.  He recently assumed the Chair of the Runstad Real Estate Department’s Advisory Board.  Kerry graduated Phi Beta Kappa with an A.B. from the University of California at Berkeley and holds a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Chicago.