Kemp Conrad is Principal of Cushman & Wakefield-Commercial Advisors, LLC – the leading tenant and corporate advisory firm in the mid-south region and President and a Principal of Cushman & Wakefield - Commercial Advisors Asset Services, LLC, a leading third party provider of leasing, property management, and project management services with a portfolio of approximately 24,000,000 SF representing $650,000,000 in value.
Since Kemp joined the firm as President and Chief Manager of Commercial Advisors Asset Services six years ago, revenues have increased 215% (36% per annum), net income has quadrupled, employee growth has doubled, 20,000,000 SF of product has been added, and the firm won the prestigious Memphis Business Journal “Small Business of the Year Award in 2010.
In addition, as Principal for Commercial Advisors, LLC, Kemp is consistently one of the top brokers in the region and as a strategic account manager for several long term clients with a global footprint, Kemp has completed transactions in thirty two states and ten countries. He has also completed a wide range of strategic planning and transaction assignments with a focus on creative deal-making focusing on benchmark and metric creation and measurement. Prior to joining the firm he was the Memphis City Leader for Trammell Crow Co. Kemp’s unique position brings the tenant and landlord perspective to the table for his clients.
As a collaborator internally, Kemp serves on the Cushman & Wakefield Industrial & Supply Chain Executive Committee. This committee consists of only eight C&W brokers in the U.S. out of 600+, and he is the only member from an Alliance firm on the committee. The committee serves as the Board of Directors for the North American industrial platform.
Kemp was born and raised in Atlanta, GA and earned his MBA from the Owen School of Management at Vanderbilt University. His BA is from Rhodes. Kemp serves on the Memphis City Council, representing half of the city – approximately 350,000 people. He is also a past member of the Board of Trustees of the National Civil Rights Museum. Kemp is married to the former Anne McGrew and they have two young children and are active members of Second Presbyterian Church.