Gretchen Kendrick, joined Xebec in 2013 and serves as the Chief Operating Officer. In this role, she is responsible for execution of asset strategies, including development and asset management, leasing, and portfolio management.

Prior to joining Xebec, Ms. Kendrick was a Senior Vice President with IDS Real Estate Group in Los Angeles. While at IDS, Ms. Kendrick handled all aspects of real estate from securing project entitlements, development, leasing, property management and construction management for a portfolio of office, industrial and residential properties. During her career at IDS, Ms. Kendrick worked predominately with institutional capital from pension funds and REITS. While at IDS she also received her CPM (Certified Property Manager) accreditation from the Institute of Real Estate Management.

Ms. Kendrick attended Claremont McKenna College where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics in 1997.

Successful real estate development is not a function of avoiding risk, but rather identifying opportunities and risk, and managing and mitigating risk where others can’t.