Doug Kiersey is President of Dermody Properties/DP Partners. He is responsible for the company’s capital, acquisition, development, and property management activities nationwide. Kiersey chairs Dermody Properties/DP Partners’ executive committee.
Kiersey brings 27 years of experience in development, land and building acquisition, and management and marketing of distribution properties, with extensive experience in 14 U.S. markets. Prior to joining Dermody Properties/DP Partners, Kiersey spent 17 years in various positions with ProLogis. His most recent position was Senior Vice President and Midwest Regional Director, where he was responsible for operations and capital development in a region encompassing a portfolio of 84 million sq. ft. in nine markets (Chicago, Cincinnati, Columbus, Indianapolis, Louisville, Memphis, Nashville, St. Louis and Toronto). In prior regional configurations, 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, Kiersey served as Vice President and Market Officer of the Portland and Seattle markets.
Kiersey served as a member of the ProLogis North America Investment Committee and North America Operating Committee from October 2001 to May 2011. Kiersey also worked for 11 years at Cushman & Wakefield in Portland, specializing in industrial and high technology properties.
Kiersey received his BS in Business Administration from Oregon State University and has an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management of Northwestern University, where he is a member of the Kellogg Real Estate Advisory Board.