Mr. Gee is the founder and managing partner of KRI Partners and the KRI group of companies. He has more than 24 years of significant real estate, banking, private equity transaction and principal investing experience. Throughout his career, he has been involved in transactions valued in excess of $2.0 billion, much of which has included the acquisition, management and financing of various multi-family real estate projects as well as playing a significant role as a member of due diligence and transaction structure planning teams for several private equity firms specializing in the small and middle markets.
Prior to forming KRI Partners, Mr. Gee was a tax manager with Deloitte & Touche LLP where he focused his practice on state and local tax planning, merger and acquisition due diligence and transaction structure planning for private equity and middle market companies. Some of his major clients included The Riverside Company, Key Equity Capital Partners, Blue Point Capital, Linsalata Capital Partners, The Zaremba Group, Charter One Bank and Applied Industrial Technologies, Inc.
Prior to his career at Deloitte & Touche, Mr. Gee spent several years at National City Bank (now part of PNC Bank) where he served as commercial loan officer, credit analyst, branch manager, and mortgage loan originator during his career with the bank.
Unrelated to his real estate experience, Mr. Gee also owned and operated several certified Cessna Pilot Centers in the Northeast Ohio area. These Cessna Pilot Centers operated an FAA approved professional pilot school and specialized in the sale of new and pre-owned aircraft.
Mr. Gee is a licensed Ohio Certified Public Accountant. He received his master's degree from Case Western Reserve University's Weatherhead School of Management and his B.B.A. from the University of Toledo. He is a member of the National Apartment Association, Florida Apartment Association, Bay Area Apartment Association, Apartment Association of Greater Orlando, First Cost Apartment Association, Northeast Ohio Apartment Association, Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants and American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Kim joined the KRI team in 2016 as an assistant Controller and has responsibility for all aspects of our internal and external financial reporting as well as continued development of internal controls and back office processes.
Prior to joining KRI, Kim began her career in the financial and accounting area in 1995. Since that time, she has held several positions with various regional and Fortune 500 companies where her responsibilities included all areas of accounting, financial reporting, and budgeting while utilizing her operational background to help integrate back office processes, technology, and internal controls into the company's operations.
Stephanie has been with KRI since 2013. Initially, she managed several properties on the west side of Cleveland totaling approximately 180 units. In 2016, Stephanie was promoted to the Regional Manager position and had overall responsibility for properties located in northern Ohio.
In her current position as Transitions Coordinator & Director of Training, she draws on her knowledge of every aspect of our business to ensure the critical phase of acquisitions and dispositions are completed efficiently. Her role as Training Director puts her in the perfect position to make sure KRI’s culture, best practices and internal controls are implemented throughout the firm.
JuRene joined KRI’s team in 2020 as a Regional Manager in Tampa, Florida. She started her career in property management in 2005 as a Leasing Consultant/Occupancy Specialist and has worked her way up the corporate ladder to the Regional Manager position. She has managed properties ranging in size from 25 - 665 units.
JuRene is a graduate of Kaplan University. She holds several apartment related certifications including Certified Housing Manager, Certified Occupancy Specialist, and the C3P Tax Credit Certification. Finally, she is a member of the Bay Area Apartment Association, the Florida Apartment Association and the National Apartment Association.