Douglas A. Kiersey, Jr. is President of Dermody Properties. He is responsible for the company’s capital, acquisition, development and property management activities nationwide. Mr. Kiersey chairs Dermody Properties’ executive committee.
Mr. Kiersey brings over 30 years of experience in capital formation, development, acquisition, management and marketing of distribution properties, with extensive experience in over 20 U.S. markets. Prior to joining Dermody Properties, Mr. Kiersey spent 17 years in various positions with Prologis. His most recent role was as Senior Vice President and Midwest Regional Director, where he had responsibility for development and operations in a region encompassing a portfolio of 84 million square feet in nine markets (Chicago, Cincinnati, Columbus, Indianapolis, Louisville, Memphis, Nashville, St. Louis and Toronto). In prior regional configurations, Mr. Kiersey also had Regional Director responsibilities for the New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Washington DC/Baltimore markets.
Prior to assuming his role as the Prologis Midwest Regional Director, he served as Vice President and Market Officer of the Chicago, Portland and Seattle markets.
During his tenure at Dermody Properties and Prologis, Mr. Kiersey has overseen the development of over 23 million square feet of distribution space with an aggregate value in excess of $1.25 billion.
Mr. Kiersey served as a member of the Prologis North America Investment Committee and North America Operating Committee from October 2001 to May 2011. He also worked for 11 years at Cushman & Wakefield in Portland, specializing in industrial and high technology properties.
Mr. Kiersey received his BS in Business Administration from Oregon State University and has an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, where he is a member of the Kellogg Real Estate Advisory Board.
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