Justin Conner is laser-focused on ensuring that middle-market multifamily investors preserve wealth and create lasting legacies. Justin brings a wealth of experience to the Multifamily Investment Advisors team at KW Commercial. As a licensed Commercial Real Estate Broker with more than 15 years of experience Conner has honed his skill at identifying and maximizing yield for multifamily investors throughout Chicago, Illinois, Northwest Indiana and the Midwest.
Justin leverages his experience as a multifamily syndicator and asset manager to assist mid-market investors in raising equity and making the most informed decisions. Justin specializes in equity and debt (re)structuring in acquisitions, dispositions and tax strategies of multifamily assets. Chicagoland multifamily investors often rely on Justin for guidance maximizing their internal rate of return and operational best practices. Co-Founder of Blue Whale Collective (BWC), a real estate syndication firm focused on market-rate and affordable housing development and asset management. Blue Whale Collective was built on two main tenants, 1) attractive risk-adjusted returns and 2) community building. Mr. Conner's acute understanding of operations, deal analysis and the tax benefits of multifamily assets, is shared with multifamily investor clients, as he currently has a portfolio of several hundred units valued north of ten million dollars.
Justin's focus on the client's preservation and legacy sharpened substantially after losing both parents before the age of 39. Mr. Conner earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Northwestern University. When he's not putting together complex transactions for his clients, Justin enjoys, singing, raising awareness for the Eve & Odas Foundation, and playing with his newborn daughter.