Ken Valach is the Chief Executive Officer of Trammell Crow Residential and Crow Holdings Industrial. After joining Trammell Crow Residential in 1989, he served in a variety of positions including overseeing the western half of the United States. In 2009, Ken assumed the CEO role of Trammell Crow Residential when he was charged with leading the company through the 2008 to 2010 economic recession. In 2015, Ken was named CEO of Crow Holdings Industrial to help build a national platform for development of speculative and build-to-suit industrial projects. He also sits on the Maple Capital Management Investment Committee.
Prior to attending business school, Ken served as Chief Financial Officer of a private company in Southern California and as a management consultant with Price Waterhouse.
Ken received his B.A. in Economics and Math, cum laude, from Claremont McKenna College, where he currently serves as a member of the Board of Trustees. He received his M.B.A. degree from Stanford Graduate School of Business. Ken is the Treasurer of National Multifamily Housing Council, a Director of Kimble Senior Housing, and a Vice Chair of New Hope Housing.
This overview is designed to introduce Crow Holdings and its various operating companies. Crow Holdings Capital is a U.S. SEC registered investment adviser and is the manager to the Crow Holdings Capital Funds. Maple Capital Management, L.L.C. is a U.S. SEC registered investment adviser and is the manager of the Crow Holdings Industrial Build-to-Hold Fund. Crow Holdings Capital, Trammell Crow Residential and Crow Holdings Industrial are operated separately and independently from one another with separate senior leadership and investment committees.