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Kelly Kuykendall


Bridge Investment Group

Executed more than 1.1 million square feet in leases since 2021

Member of NAIOP, and Emory University's Real Estate Advisory Council/Real Estate Affinity Group

Kelly Kuykendall, deputy chief investment officer and managing director for Bridge Office Fund Manager, is an accomplished real estate veteran. Her institutional real estate experience includes acquisitions, asset management, capital markets, investment sales and tax/accounting. Before joining Bridge in 2017, Kuykendall was an associate director with HFF, closing nearly $1 billion of office investment sales transactions across the Southeastern U.S. over two years.

Bridge Office Fund Manager, a subsidiary of Bridge Investment Group LLC, is an integrated institutional owner of office assets. In her current role, Kuykendall expanded her reach throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Midwest markets, doubling the number of Class A office properties in her territory.

Since 2021, Kuykendall executed more than 1.1 million square feet of leases across Bridge’s portfolio. Her acquisitions include Tampa Commons (now 1 North Dale Mabry), a 13-story, 253,922-square-foot office tower.

Kuykendall is a NAIOP, Emory University’s Real Estate Advisory Council and the university’s Real Estate Affinity Group member. She contributes to industry panels and volunteers with CREW and The Ron Clark Academy.

These are just a few reasons we chose Kelly Kuykendall as one of the Atlanta & Southeast Connect CRE 2023 Women in Real Estate Award winners. Connect CRE’s Women in Real Estate Awards honor the achievements and inspirational stories of women who have reached respected leadership positions and play key mentorship roles for others.


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Bridge Investment's Kelly Kuykendall

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