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LEADERSHIP

Industry Leading Experts, Extraordinary Capabilities

One of the D.C. region’s largest private companies and a leading real estate investor KETTLER consists of a team of seasoned real estate professionals with in-house capabilities in finance, acquisitions, design, development, asset management, legal, tax, property management, accounting, marketing, operations, and construction.

We enhance lives by envisioning, developing and managing today,

the lifestyle and communities of tomorrow. 

Leadership
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    Robert C. Kettler
    Founder & Chief Executive Officer

    Bob Kettler always had a vision for creating value in Real Estate. He began his career in the early 1970s by renovating apartments, retail stores, and building homes. Although his story began in renovations and home building, he later found passion in developing communities and began laying the foundation of KETTLER, a Real Estate Development Company.

    While KETTLER was growing, so too, was Bob's footprint. He and his wife Charlotte are philanthropic contributors within the community. Currently, Bob serves on the board of the Trust for the National Mall, The Kennedy Center, and Wesley Seminary. He served on the boards for George Mason University, Northern Virginia Community College, the Northern Virginia Building Industry Association, and the National Methodist Church. Additionally, Mr. Kettler served as a Trustee at St. Patrick’s Episcopal Day School in Washington, D.C., and The Potomac School in McLean, VA.

    With over 40 years in operations, KETTLER maintains a reputation as a leading developer in the industry and is one of D.C.'s Largest Private Real Estate Companies. Bob is a known trailblazer, thought leader, and frequent speaker. He placed five consecutive years on the Washington Business Journal’s Power 100 list in the last decade and received notable honors like BIA's Monument Lifetime Achievement Award and the NAHB Developer of the Year award.

    Bob continues to oversee KETTLER as Founder and Chief Executive Officer. He and his wife have four children and nine grandchildren and live in the Metro Washington, D.C. Area.

  • Cynthia Fisher
    President
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    Cynthia Fisher
    President

    As President of KETTLER, Cindy Fisher leads the strategic direction of the organization, with Operations, Multifamily Development & Construction, Investments, IT, Accounting, Human Resources, and Marketing reporting directly to her. Cindy has been with KETTLER for over 5 years, most notably transforming the company into a vertical integration model. Cindy brings with her over 20 years of Multifamily Real Estate Experience.

    Prior to joining KETTLER, Ms. Fisher was Vice President of Financial Operations at The Pew Charitable Trusts. She also worked at The Washington Post, United Way of America, Freddie Mac, and Gates Hudson and Associates; and is a proud alum of Gannon University in Erie, PA.

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  • Sean Curtin
    Executive Vice President & General Counsel
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    Sean Curtin
    Executive Vice President & General Counsel

    Sean Curtin joined KETTLER in 2006 and is Executive Vice President and General Counsel for the company. Mr. Curtin oversees all aspects of the company’s legal work, including working with outside counsel on transactional and litigation matters. He also serves on the company’s Investment Committee.

    Mr. Curtin earned a Bachelor’s Degree in English from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, VA., as well as a J.D. from the UVA School of Law. He is also a member of the California State Bar, the District of Columbia Bar, and the Virginia State Bar. Mr. Curtin brings over 30 years of specialized legal experience to the organization and has represented some of the Washington area’s most prominent developers and lending institutions.

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  • Patrick Cassada
    Chief Financial Officer
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    Patrick Cassada
    Chief Financial Officer

    Pat Cassada is responsible for all Finance and Accounting operations for all four KETTLER business divisions. Pat has been with KETTLER since 2001, and is fluent in operations of budgeting, financial reporting, corporate finance, tax, audits, treasury/cash management, insurance, internal controls, risk management and financial analysis. A graduate of James Madison University, Pat has a Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting and is a certified public accountant.

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  • Luke Davis
    Chief Investment Officer
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    Luke Davis
    Chief Investment Officer

    Luke Davis joined KETTLER in 2010 and serves as Chief Investment Officer for the company. Mr. Davis is responsible for identifying and evaluating new development and existing asset acquisition opportunities, managing the due diligence process, capitalization of transactions and ventures and the establishment of business plans. He brings more than 10 years of investment and development experience with a focus on multifamily development and has been involved in over 40 projects with a total capitalization in excess of $3 billion.

    Mr. Davis earned a bachelor’s degree in finance from James Madison University in Harrisonburg, VA. Prior to joining KETTLER, he worked at NOVO Development Corporation. Mr. Davis is an active member of the Urban Land Institute, as well as the DC Real Estate Group.

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  • Pamela Tyrrell
    Executive Vice President, Multifamily Development & Construction
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    Pamela Tyrrell
    Executive Vice President, Multifamily Development & Construction

    Pamela Tyrrell joined KETTLER in 1997 and is Executive Vice President of the Multifamily Development and Construction division of the company. Ms. Tyrrell has over 20 years of experience and is responsible for all aspects of Kettler’s multifamily and mixed-use development projects from feasibility, predevelopment, construction through initial delivery and lease-up. She currently oversees the development of 3,000 units totaling over $1.0 billion in development costs.

    Ms. Tyrrell earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, VA., and a Master’s in Real Estate from Johns Hopkins University. Prior to joining KETTLER, Ms. Tyrrell worked at Arthur Andersen and Freddie Mac. She is a member of the Urban Land Institute and serves on the Construction Committee for the National Multifamily Housing Council.

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  • Charlie Kieler
    Executive Vice President, Community Development
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    Charlie Kieler
    Executive Vice President, Community Development

    Charlie Kieler joined KETTLER in 2003 and is Executive Vice President of the Community Development division of the company. Mr. Kieler is responsible of all aspects of land and community development, mixed-use and commercial operations from concept through delivery. Throughout his tenure at KETTLER, he has overseen a number of high-profile projects, including the 1 million-square-foot Villages at Leesburg Town Center in Leesburg, VA.

    Mr. Kieler earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from George Mason University in Fairfax, VA., and also holds a CPA certification. Prior to joining KETTLER he worked at Fried Companies Inc. with a focus on real estate development.

  • Robert Grealy
    Executive Vice President, Operations
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    Robert Grealy
    Executive Vice President, Operations

    Robert Grealy serves as EVP of Operations. Mr. Grealy brings over 30 years of multifamily property management experience to KETTLER overseeing all aspects of property operations and customer/client relations. Prior to joining KETTLER, Mr. Grealy served as President of Property Management at Middleburg Real Estate Partners and Vice President of Property Management at Equity Residential. Mr. Grealy earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the University of Maryland, College Park. During his multifamily career, Robert has served on the Board of Directors of several industry associations including Washington DC Apartment and Office Building Association (AOBA), Charlotte Apartment Association, Houston Apartment Association, Northern Virginia Apartment Association and the Virginia Tech Residential Property Management Advisory Board, where he served as Chairman.

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  • Greg Slang
    Executive Vice President, Asset Management
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    Greg Slang
    Executive Vice President, Asset Management

    Greg Slang joined KETTLER in 2006 and is Executive Vice President of Asset Management for the company. He is primarily responsible for providing strategic oversight and reporting for the multifamily portfolio with a focus on optimizing project returns and mitigating risks for the organization. Additionally, Mr. Slang oversees fund fair valuations, project renovations, and dispositions. He has over 20 years of commercial real estate experience that includes an extensive background in multifamily valuation, acquisitions, and operations.

    Mr. Slang earned a bachelor’s degree in Finance from James Madison University in Harrisonburg, VA. Before joining KETTLER, Mr. Slang worked at Mills Corporation where he asset managed several large-scale retail development projects and previously provided commercial real estate underwriting services for CB Richard Ellis.

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