We will be featuring one of the CARW NextGen participants. There are 24 commercial real estate professionals involved in the program – each with their unique story to share and individual motivation for involvement. This week’s featured NextGen’R is Keith Byron-Turner.
Name: Keith Byron-Turner
Title: Associate Advisor
Keith holds a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee. He is also an active student candidate in Associate in Commercial Real Estate (ACRE) through Milwaukee LISC and Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM). Keith Turner joined SVN | Hintze Commercial Real Estate in July of 2020. Prior to SVN Hintze, Keith was with Premier Point Realty where he closed over $3M in transactions and invested in single and multi-family investment properties building a portfolio of 17 units valued at over $1M. Keith has returned to Premier Point Realty. He has also owned Turner Investment Group for over 2 years.
See how he answered a few questions:
Q: What do you enjoy most about Commercial Real Estate?
A: The impact it has on a community that creates more sustainability and livelihood.
Q: Which projects are you most involved with or most excited about?
A: The Historic Patterson Place Project, they are redeveloping the former Carlton Elementary school and converting it into 30 apartments and 18 rent-to-own townhouses. The community impact for the area is going to have such an impact 3, 4, 5 years down the line.
Q: What goal would you like to accomplish in Commercial Real Estate?
A: It goes back to my vision. Any neighborhood that I touch or invest in, is better because of my being there. Whether it be as small as a house or helping to create jobs within an area. I want to leave an area better than I found it.
Q: Where did you grow up?
A: Milwaukee, WI, born and raised.
Q: What was cool then and but not cool now?
A: Mixed CD’s, I remember downloading 18 songs
Q: What is your favorite place to visit?
Q: Best advice you have ever received?
A: Operate out of your values and your passion. If you do something because you believe in it and it brings you passion and it ignites you. You never really work.