Executive Real Estate Team
Donald R Kenney
An entrepreneur. A leader. Donald R. Kenney has built a legacy of value-driven multifamily, commercial, residential, property management and investment enterprises in Central Ohio during the past 45 years. Despite market shifts and economic downturns, Kenney's innovative strategies have kept him on top as he has seized opportunities and taken advantage of emerging market trends.
A native of Columbus, Ohio, Kenney attended The Ohio State University before founding Donald R. Kenney & Company Realtors in 1966. Today, DRK is ranked among the top five commercial real estate companies in Central Ohio.
In 1969, Kenney founded Triangle Investment Company. In the years since, the company has built more than 35,000 multi-family units, more than 8 million square feet of office and office distribution space and hundreds of other office, retail and commercial projects.
In today's very competitive market place, DRK and its affiliate organizations strive to produce the highest level of consumer satisfaction, which drives the overall success of the organization.
As CEO and Broker, Tre' Giller is responsible for the overall direction of DRK and all of its related companies. Giller has been with DRK for 17 years, first as a real estate agent, then as sales manager for the investment sales team. During his tenure as sales manager, his team sold over $550 million in commercial and multi-family real estate. Giller was also charged with developing the commercial property management company. The company now manages over 3 million square feet of space, with projects located throughout Central Ohio.
With assets in excess of $225 million in the DRK portfolio, Giller and his team offer deep local commercial real estate knowledge and experience. Under Giller’s management, the DRK team is adept at leveraging the firm’s core strengths and resources: strong operational, financial, and management skills. They can provide strategic direction and advice on matters of property management, leasing, and acquisitions.
Giller works with the care and attention required. Whether it is retail, office, multi-family or investment property, he has the expertise required to maximize value. His goal for all his clients: To implement a strategic plan to reduce overall expenses and improve Return on Investment capital.
Giller is actively involved in the Columbus Board of Realtors, the Ohio Association of Realtors, the Buildings Industry Association, and the Commercial Real Estate Development Association (NAIOP). He teaches real estate education courses and leads seminars for real estate professionals and potential investors.
In February of 2012, Governor John R. Kasich appointed Mr. Giller to serve on the Ohio Real Estate Commission Board.
VP of Investment Sales and Marketing
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Andrew started his career in real estate in 2001 as a Commercial Real Estate Agent. He quickly advanced his career to work for several private real estate development firms in the southeast, working on high profile projects throughout this area. He was responsible for land acquisition, pre-development, and project capitalization efforts on multi-family projects in the Carolinas, Florida, and Texas consisting of over $700MM in development over an 8 year period. During this time he honed his skills in numerous facets of commercial real estate including; acquisitions, land entitlement, land assemblage, due diligence execution, market forecasting, financial underwriting, capitalization, sales, and marketing.
He joined DRK & Company in 2010. He oversees DRK’s Investment Sales Brokerage brokering over $100MM in transactions annually. Since joining DRK his team has been involved in over $1.3 Billion in real estate investment transactions. They have been highest the grossing multi-family firm in Central Ohio in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2017. Andrew is also involved in the site acquisition process for DRK, overseeing site selection and land acquisition. He has an ability of finding off-market opportunities perfectly suited for multi-family development. In 2013 his duties were extended to oversee the sales effort of Village Communities. Village is DRK’s Condominium and Home development affiliate. Since taking on this role Village sales increased 15% per annum.
Andrew is active with the Columbus Board of Realtors, BIA, and NAIOP. He volunteers with the OSU’s Real Estate program participating in industry case studies and panels, and serving as a mentor to existing students. Andrew is a graduate of Ohio University and native of Columbus. He resides in Upper Arlington, Ohio with his wife and three kids.
Director, Commercial Operations, Leasing and Sales
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As Director of Commercial Real Estate Assets for DRK, Jaimine Johnson develops and implements long-term strategies for the commercial asset division in the investment management of office, industrial/flex, medical, retail properties. She has a proven record of success in developing strategies that drive revenue and increase overall business profitability.
Jaimine, who previously worked at DRK from 2007 to 2015, brings a wealth of real estate experience to the company. She has overseen transactions involving the asset management, sales, leasing and marketing of commercial properties, while executing initiatives to promote and support company growth, global planning, new business start-ups and company branding. In her time at DRK, Jaimine consistently maintained a 96% tenant occupancy rate, while increasing outside listings by 83%.
Jaimine’s recent real estate expertise in Columbus includes working as first vice president of Colliers Healthcare Real Estate Group. There, she directed the real estate strategy and operations in providing consultative services for healthcare systems and service providers both in Ohio and a national platform. She also served as senior vice president of commercial real estate at Huntington National Bank, where she developed strategies to enhance the real estate portfolio comprised of $10 billion in office, retail, land out parcel properties.
She was a 2013-2014 selection for the “Top 20 to Know in Real Estate” and “Top 20 Women in Business” by Columbus Business First, and was a Costar Power Broker in 2014.