FOUNDER AND MANAGING PRINCIPAL
Kevin’s mission in creating Christenson Advisors is to build a first-in-class global consulting organization to the real estate industry that provides the highest quality of service to its clients.
Kevin, Founder of Christenson Advisors (CA), is responsible for CA’s global growth across its multiple service lines. While Kevin spends a majority of his time managing the firm’s global compensation consulting activities, he also is active in CA’s other advisory services, which include strategic planning, organizational assessments, succession planning, financial advisory management consulting and other advisory services. Kevin has worked on more than 1,500 consulting projects throughout his career involving CA’s current service lines.
Kevin has more than 20 years of consulting experience to the global real estate industry. Before he started CA, Kevin was CEO of the global compensation consulting practice of FPL Advisory Group, a global real estate advisory firm, leading and growing the practice until his 2008 departure. Over his 12 years at FPL, Kevin advised clients in multiple roles — serving as vice president, director, senior director, managing director and senior managing director across the firm’s multiple consulting divisions. Prior to FPL, Kevin served as director of VSC Worldwide, Hong Kong, and was responsible for completing the firm’s due diligence on real estate related projects in the People’s Republic of China. Early in his career, Kevin was an associate with KPMG, Los Angeles, primarily working on the firm’s real estate and oil and gas clients.
Kevin is active with several real estate associations, and is a frequent speaker and panelist at industry events.
Kevin is an alumnus of the University of Notre Dame and Harvard Business School. He completed a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) with a concentration in accounting from the University of Notre Dame; a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) with a concentration in taxation from the Mendoza College of Business/University of Notre Dame; and the Owner/President Management (OPM) program from Harvard Business School.