Global Conference 2012
President, KW Multifamily Management Group, Kennedy Wilson
Robert Hart is president of the Kennedy Wilson Multifamily Management Group, the multifamily investment division of Kennedy Wilson. He is responsible for the oversight of acquisitions, asset management and dispositions of all multifamily assets in the U.S. and Japan. Since he joined Kennedy Wilson in 2000, the company has acquired more than 18,000 apartment units for redevelopment and repositioning, with a total transaction and development value of more than $2.3 billion. Hart oversees a portfolio of 13,000 apartment units in the United States and Japan. Previously, Hart was a senior vice president of portfolio management for Heitman Capital Management. Currently, he is chairman of Chrysalis, a nonprofit organization dedicated to assisting the homeless in finding jobs, and an associate of the Ziman Center for Real Estate at the University of California, Los Angeles. Hart holds a bachelor's degree in civil engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Massachusetts and an M.B.A. from UCLA's Anderson School of Management.