Vice President of Operations
Illinois - Oakbrook Terrace
Mid-America Asset Management, Inc.
Ken Smallwood has over 21 years of combined real estate management and financial experience. As Vice President of Operations, he is a team leader and is responsible for client coordination with a portion of Mid-America’s assets under management. He is also involved in effectuating corporate consistency, identifying and implementing cost savings, supervising Tenant Service Coordinator position, and participating in training and overall success strategies of Mid-America employees and clients.
Prior to his current role at Mid-America, Ken held various positions within the organization. Positions held include: Senior Asset Manager, Investment Analyst, Senior Accountant, and Property Accountant. As a Senior Asset Manager he was responsible for the daily operations of a number of Mid-America properties. His responsibilities included contracting and overseeing all property services, collecting outstanding receivables, annual budget planning, administering leases, monthly financial reporting, civic, community, ownership, and tenant relations and training support to Asset Managers. As an Analyst, Ken was responsible for the formation and execution of disposition assignments, authorship of offering memorandum, financial analysis, and sale process and due diligence support. As an Accountant, Ken performed tasks including monthly financial statement preparation and reporting, common area maintenance and tax reconciliations, cash management for multiple properties, training support to Staff Accountants and financial review of selected property portfolios.
Prior to joining Mid-America, Ken was a Property Management Accountant for Draper & Kramer, Inc. Ken received his Bachelors degree with a major in Accounting from Southern Illinois University. He is a licensed Illinois Real Estate Broker and a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers.