Kevin Newell

Kevin Newell

Executive Vice President & Chief Capital Officer - Industrial


Kevin leads the firm’s lender and investor relationships within our Capital Markets business unit, guiding capital raising and portfolio management for CRG’s development pipeline. Based in Chicago, he leads the underwriting, capital raising, disposition, and market research activities for our industrial and commercial projects across the country. Kevin also oversees CRG’s Asset Management team, helps formulate new investment strategies and vehicles, and plays a key role in coordinating the activities of our Investment Committee, of which he is a member.

Prior to joining CRG, Kevin worked across real estate asset classes as an investment banker with Goldman, Sachs & Co, executing over $12 billion of  M&A, debt & equity capital raising and lending engagements. He also spent time directing portfolio strategy with the nation’s largest office REIT (Equity Office), and led key finance, strategy, and operations initiatives in the takeover and successful turnaround of Equity Commonwealth, an $8B office REIT. 

Kevin holds a Masters of Business Administration in Finance and Real Estate from Northwestern University, and a Bachelor of Science, Finance from Boston College. He also currently serves on the NAIOP Chicago Board of Directors.

Master of Business Administration in Finance and Real Estate — Northwestern University
Bachelor of Science, Finance — Boston College