CEO - Keating Resources
Gerard J. Keating is a fifth generation American entrepreneur and owner of Keating Resources (KR). Keating Resources has offices in Naples Florida, USA and Atkinson Nebraska, USA. KR invests in real estate based hard assets with existing or near term cash flow and related operating companies located in right to work states.
Gerard purchased his first real estate in May of 1986 while attending the University of Nebraska. Since this date he has bought, leased, financed, repositioned, built, and sold real estate assets valued in excess of $600 million including $75 million in assets in 2017-2018 alone. He has owned multifamily, restaurant, industrial, retail, office, agriculture, vacant land, mining, rail ports, and river ports located in 7 states. His current focus is value add agriculture and urban industrial.
Gerard’s real estate skills were strengthened during his time working with professionals at Shonka Real Estate located in O’Neill, Nebraska from 1988-1989, Progress West located in Omaha, Nebraska from 1989-1991, Hiffman Shaffer Associates (HSA) located in Chicago, Illinois from 1991-1999, and NAI Hiffman located in Oakbrook, Illinois from 1999-2004. Gerard was awarded top sales person at HSA in 1996 at which time he became a partner. In 1999, Gerard and 9 others co-founded NAI Hiffman.
Gerard and wife of 28 years, Janet, have two children.
Gerard is the youngest of 8 children born to Dolores and John F. Keating in 1964.
Alec Keating, son of Janet and Gerard Keating joined Keating Resources in 2018 as an Investment Analyst representing the sixth generation of the Keating family pursuing an entrepreneurial life in the USA. Alec is a Junior at Southern Methodist University(SMU) in Dallas Texas pursuing a business degree from the Cox School of Business. His double major is Real Estate Finance and Spanish.
Alec has had a life long interest in business. He has stood by his father’s side his entire life watching many commercial real estate and agriculture investments from concept to completion.
Alec is a proud member of Phi Delta Theta Fraternity at SMU, student member of the SMU Real Estate Club, the Urban Land Institute (ULI), CCIM Institute (Certified Commercial Investment Member), and the National Association of Office and Industrial Parks (NAIOP).
Alec is also enrolled in the educational courses required to qualify for the test to earn his Texas Real Estate Salesperson License.
Alec, in his role with KR, will be completing cash flow valuations of real estate investments under consideration by KR using Argus and Microsoft Office Pro. He will also be analyzing demographic trends which will impact future value of real estate investments under consideration by KR.