Collective Real Estate Management

Willett was formed in the early 90's and is based in Rye, Westchester County, New York. Willett Companies. LLC, consists of several entities which acquire, own, operate, develop and manage commercial real estate primarily in the Tri State area. Willett owns and operates a commercial portfolio of more than 2 million sq ft of primarily Class A and Class B multi tenanted office space. Willett currently has a portfolio with a value of in excess of $1BILLION and an annual rent roll in excess of $70M p.a.

Willett is owned and managed by Frank Kenny and Bruce Beswick who have collectively over 40 years experience in the real estate industry and who in the course of the last 10 years have built a dynamic, energetic and focused property investment vehicle that has earned an outstanding reputation in its marketplace.

Frank Kenny who is the founder and CEO of Willett is a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. Mr Kenny has worked in all aspects of commercial real estate investment and development on both the private and Institutional side of the business in Europe and in the US. Mr Kenny who is Irish came to the US in 1983.
Bruce Beswick who is the CFO of Willett graduated from Hobart College in 1974 and received an MBA from the University of Connecticut in 1989. Mr Beswick is a former Managing Director at Bankers Trust Company and for most of his career has been involved in the real estate industry. Mr Beswick has extensive experience in the financing and completion of large complex real estate transactions.   

Focusing on the fundamentals of location and demographics Willett seeks to create value by acquiring quality assets in site constrained markets that by virtue of their strategic location have potential for long term capital appreciation through capital investment, energetic management and creative marketing. Willett is a long term investor and acquires assets on the assumption that they will be retained for a period of 7 to 10 years.



734 15th, Washington, D.C.


1278 School Street, Washington, D.C.

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