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Madison Capital Names Ken Carpenter as Chief Investment Officer (CIO) to Drive Real Estate Development and Investment

Charlotte, N.C. (April 10, 2024) — Madison Capital Group, a vertically integrated real estate development and investment company, has appointed Ken Carpenter as Chief Investment Officer (CIO).

The addition reinforces Madison Capital’s position as an industry leader and signals its continued commitment to delivering superior returns in the multifamily, self-storage, boat, and RV storage sectors.

Mr. Carpenter brings a wealth of experience earned over a 25-year career in real estate investment and management. He most recently spearheaded Greystone’s move into Real Estate Investment Management (REIM) for third-party investors through the acquisition of a leading real estate management company.

He has held several leadership roles, including with Cantor Fitzgerald, where he oversaw the real estate investment management platform, and as President of a publicly registered Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT).


“Ken’s extensive experience and proven track record in real estate investment management perfectly align with our vision for sustained growth and excellence,” said CEO Ryan Hanks. “With Ken at the helm of our investment strategy, we are poised to capitalize on new opportunities and focus on delivering solid returns for our valued partners.”


Mr. Carpenter has been involved in the acquisition, financing, and management of over $14 billion worth of commercial real estate, spanning industrial, office, healthcare, retail, and multifamily properties. His background includes serving as Managing Director for Deutsche Bank’s Asset Finance Group and as Global Head of Wachovia’s Structured Asset Finance Group.


“I am honored to join Madison Capital Group, a company renowned for delivering superior results and driving innovation in real estate development and investment,” said Mr. Carpenter. “I look forward to collaborating with the team to unlock new avenues for growth and create lasting value for our investors.”

About Madison Capital Group
Madison Capital Group oversees several affiliated companies, including multifamily development company Madison Communities, Go Store It Self-Storage, Blue Gate Boat and RV Storage, BenCo Construction, and Madison 1031 Exchange. Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C. the private real estate investment company has over 300 employees nationwide.

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