Kevin Shea

Principal, Managed Accounts Portfolio Manager


Mr. Shea oversees the national leasing and asset management activities within the firm’s Managed Accounts, including primary responsibility for the investor partnership that owns more than 200 assets across the U.S.  A member of Exeter’s founding team, he has been instrumental in fostering the firm’s roster of world-class tenants in varied industries including automotive, retail and E-commerce. Prior to his current role, he served as an Investment Officer/Asset Manager, sourcing and negotiating acquisition and development investment transactions while overseeing asset management across Exeter’s Midwest and Mid-South markets. As such, from his Chicago base, he holds specific experience and focus on e-commerce markets and 3PLs which largely center around the Memphis FedEx airhub, the Louisville UPS airhub, the Indianapolis secondary FedEx airhub, and the central Ohio (Columbus and Cincinnati) airhubs for DHL and Amazon.  Prior to Exeter, Mr. Shea worked on acquisitions, developments, dispositions, and asset management as Senior Director at Cushman & Wakefield and at Colliers International. Further he served as Vice President and regional officer for Liberty Property Trust’s Midwestern region, responsible for acquisitions, development and asset management for a $300 million portfolio of industrial, flex and office projects. During the early portions of his career, he held leasing and sales positions for owners and brokerage firms including Heitman Properties, Grubb & Ellis, and the Dietz organization. Mr. Shea attended Western Michigan University.

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