Ken Valach is the Chief Executive Officer of Crow Holdings Development. After joining Trammell Crow Residential in 1989, he served in a variety of positions including overseeing multifamily development in the western half of the United States. In 2009 Ken assumed the CEO role of Trammell Crow Residential, when he was charged with leading the company through the Great Financial Crisis. In 2015 Ken was named CEO of Crow Holdings Industrial to help build a national platform for development of speculative and build-to-suit industrial projects. Crow Holdings Development launched an office platform in 2020, which Ken oversees.
Previously, Ken served as Chief Financial Officer of a private company in Southern California and as a management consultant with Price Waterhouse. Ken received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Math, cum laude, from Claremont McKenna College, where he currently serves as a member of the Board of Trustees. He received a Master of Business Administration from Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Ken is the Chair of the National Multifamily Housing Council, a Director of Kimble Senior Housing, and Executive Chairman of New Hope Housing, which serves extremely low-income individuals and families. He serves on the board of Coalition for the Homeless. Ken is also a member of the Urban Land Institute, the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies, and the Fisher Center for Real Estate & Urban Economics Policy Advisory Board.