Steven Reents is Senior Vice President of Transactions at Bentall Kennedy, with responsibility for leading the transactions team for the Western United States. The transaction team executes on the firm’s investment strategies to identify, source, develop, acquire, and dispose of commercial real estate throughout the western US, including California, Pacific Northwest, Southwest and Colorado. Steve has experience acquiring investments within all commercial real estate asset classes as well as forming joint ventures and structuring equity and debt for development projects. In his career, Steve has participated in over $2 billion of investment activities including acquisitions, development, dispositions, and structured financing.
Prior to his current role, Steve was Vice President of Asset Management responsible for the investment management and performance of a $900 million portfolio composed of office, industrial, and residential assets throughout the Western United States. He directed the leasing, property management, redevelopment, and financing activities of his portfolio of assets. In addition, he was actively engaged in asset valuations, hold/sell investment decisions, and participated in acquisition and disposition activities.
Prior to joining Bentall Kennedy in 2003, Steve spent over six years with Mitsubishi International Corporation where he worked in the international aerospace industry.
Steve graduated from the University of Puget Sound with a degree in Economics and earned a certificate in Commercial Real Estate from the University of Washington. He is a LEED Accredited Professional and a member of ULI.
Bentall Kennedy is one of North America’s largest real estate investment advisors, serving the interests of close to 500 investors and their 134 million sf of office, retail, industrial, and multi-residential properties valued at over $34 billion throughout Canada and the U.S. Widely recognized as a highly disciplined fiduciary, Bentall Kennedy is committed to best in class environmental, social and governance practices.