Douglas A. Kiersey, Jr., is President of Dermody Properties and oversees all of the company’s operations and strategic initiatives including capital formation, acquisition, development, and investment management activities. He is a member of the Dermody Properties Advisory Board and chairs the company’s Executive and Investment Committees. Since Mr. Kiersey Jr. joined the company in 2011, Dermody Properties has developed and acquired industrial logistics assets with an aggregate value in excess of $2.5 billion. Mr. Kiersey is located in the Chicago regional office.
Mr. Kiersey Jr. has over 30 years of experience in logistics properties in more than 20 major U.S. markets. Prior to joining Dermody Properties, he spent 17 years at Prologis in various roles including Midwest Regional Director, where he was responsible for an 84-million-square-foot portfolio and a team of 75 associates. Prior to joining Prologis, Mr. Kiersey Jr. worked at Cushman & Wakefield for 11 years.
Mr. Kiersey Jr. earned his Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from Oregon State University, and an M.B.A. from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University where he is a member of the Kellogg Real Estate Advisory Council. He is also a member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR).