Beverly Hills, CA-based Kennedy Wilson named Ed Sachse president of Kennedy Wilson Properties LTD, the company’s commercial brokerage and property management division. Since 2010, Sachse has served as the executive managing director of the firm’s brokerage operations, leading a national team of agents under the Kennedy Wilson Properties banner.
Kennedy Wilson Properties offers brokerage and property management to third party clients throughout the country. The division is headquartered in Los Angeles, with regional offices in the San Francisco Bay Area, as well as Seattle, Chicago and Austin.
Prior to joining Kennedy Wilson, Sachse was the founder and president of Sachse Real Estate Company in Beverly Hills for 17 years. He currently serves on the U.S. Bank Advisory Board in Los Angeles, and is the president of the Los Angeles Real Estate Council for the City of Hope.
Dennis Kaiser is Vice President of Content and Public Relations for Connect Commercial Real Estate. Dennis is a communications leader with more than 30 years of experience including as a journalist and in corporate and agency marketing communications roles. He is responsible for Connect’s client content operations and is involved in a range of initiatives ranging from content strategy, message development, copywriting, media relations, social media and content marketing services.
In his most recent corporate communications roles, he led a regional public relations effort across Southern California for CBRE, played a key marketing role on JLL’s national retail team, and was responsible for directing the global public relations effort at ValleyCrest, the nation’s largest commercial landscape services company.
In addition to his vast commercial real estate experience, Dennis has worked on communications and launch strategies for a number of residential projects such as Disney’s Celebration in Florida, Ritter Ranch in Palmdale California (7,200 homes, 22,000 acres), WaterColor in Florida and PremierGarage in Phoenix.
Dennis’s agency background included firms such as Idea Hall and Macy + Associates. He has earned an outstanding reputation with organization leaders as a trusted advisor, strategic program implementer, consensus builder and exceptional collaborator.
Dennis has developed and managed national communications programs for Fortune 500 companies to start-ups, both public and private. He’s successfully worked with journalists across the globe representing clients involved in major-breaking news stories, product launches, media tours, and company news announcements.
Dennis has been involved in a host of charitable and community organizations including the American Cancer Society, Easter Seals, BoyScouts, Chrysalis Foundation, Freedom For Life, HOLA, L.A.’s BEST, Reach Out and Read, Super Bowl Host Committee, and Thunderbirds Charities.