Kevin P. Kennedy
Chief Sales and Distribution Officer & Managing Principal
Kevin P. Kennedy is a Managing Principal and Chief Sales and Distribution officer with Red Oak Capital Holdings, responsible for capital acquisition, platform distribution and broker dealer-relationships for the firm’s offerings. He has been with the commercial real estate finance firm since its inception in 2016 and is based in the Detroit, Michigan area.
Kevin has a long history in sales and leadership roles within the investment and asset management industry. Before Red Oak, he spent 26 years at BlackRock, where he was most recently a Managing Director and Divisional Sales Director. In this role, he led a team that marketed and sold BlackRock’s active, passive and alternative investments across a 22-state area. Kevin also spent the first decade of his career with Merrill Lynch Investment Managers, last serving as a Director and Vice President in the Midwest.
A graduate of Pittsburgh’s Duquesne University, Kevin holds Series 7, 24, 63, 65 and 66 licenses from the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). He received a Certified Investment Management Analyst certification (CIMA) designation from Wharton Executive Education-University of Pennsylvania in 2007.