Kelly Kuykendall serves as Managing Director for Bridge Office with a focus on acquisitions and asset management across the Southeast. She has a breadth of institutional real estate experience including acquisitions, asset management, capital markets, investments sales and tax accounting. Since joining Bridge in 2017, Kelly has bought and sold $550 million of office assets predominantly across the state of Florida and successfully executed on 1.5 million square feet of leasing. She currently oversees a portfolio of five million square feet across Florida, Atlanta and the Carolinas.
Prior to Bridge, Kelly was an Associate Director with HFF where she closed nearly $1 billion of office investment sales transactions across the Southeastern U.S. over a two-year period. Prior to HFF, Kelly worked on the investments team at Parkway Properties. She was involved in over $1.5 billion of acquisitions including a public company merger and individual asset acquisitions in Atlanta and South Florida. Kelly began her career in public accounting with Deloitte’s real estate group, providing tax consulting services to a host of commercial real estate clients. She also served as the tax manager for Childress Klein Properties, a private developer with offices in Charlotte and Atlanta and a then portfolio in excess of 23 million square feet of property across the Southeast. Kelly earned her Bachelor of Accountancy degree from the University of Mississippi and her MBA with concentrations in real estate and finance from Goizueta Business School at Emory University.