Jeffrey E. Kelter is an investment partner of Valor Real Estate Partners LLP and serves on its Investment Committee.
Mr Kelter was formerly the Chief Executive Officer of KTR Capital Partners (“KTR”), a leading private equity real estate investment and operating company focused on industrial properties throughout North America. KTR and its commingled investment funds were sold in May 2015 to a joint venture of Prologis Inc. and Norges Bank Investment Management.
Prior to founding KTR, Mr. Kelter was President, Chief Executive Officer and Trustee of Keystone Property Trust, (“Keystone” NYSE: KTR) an industrial real estate investment trust.
Mr. Kelter founded the predecessor to Keystone in 1982, and took the company public in 1997, where he and the management team directed its operations until its sale in 2004. He began his career in 1976 at Bankers Trust Company, where he was an assistant treasurer in the Corporate Finance division.
Mr. Kelter serves on the Board of Directors of Gramercy Capital Corporation (NYSE: GKK), and Starwood Waypoint Residential Trust (NYSE: SWAY), and he is a Trustee of ULI, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Westminster School, and Trinity College where he received a B.A. in Urban Studies.