Ken Trainor is a Partner Emeritus of Real Estate Services. His commercial real estate experience includes commercial office, shopping centers, retail, industrial flex and warehouse. His residential real estate experience includes New York City multifamily, co-operative apartment conversions and condominium new developments.
Ken has been active in the real estate industry for many years. He has a wide range of experience in estate and individual tax planning. Combined with his real estate expertise, Ken serves as a knowledgeable deal consultant and Partner, and early stage advisory ultimately helping his clients maximize profitability.
MBA – Finance from St. Johns University
BBA – Accounting from Baruch College of the City University of New York
Certified Public Accountant in New York
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants
Ken has assisted his clients in planning, development, sale, acquisition, construction, leasing and financing of their real estate. He also has expertise in the area of government assisted housing projects which include HUD regulated properties, including 80/20 low income housing. Ken's clients have converted over $120 million of real estate to a national Real Estate Investment Trust. He has used his knowledge and background to complete many types of IRC Section 1031 Exchanges.
When not in the office, Ken enjoys playing golf.
A 30-second interview with...
If you were not doing this, what would you be doing?
I would be a lawyer.
What is the best professional advice someone ever gave you and you still live by?
Never be sure of anything.
How did you get your foot in the door?
I was in the navy reserves and was looking for a direction in my life.