Onward Investors Promotes Kevin Lied and Chris Courneya

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (September 2016) – To support Onward Investors growth, the company has promoted Kevin Lied to portfolio manager and Chris Courneya to acquisition manager.

Onward Investors is a national commercial real estate investment and development firm that acquires value-add properties in recovering markets throughout the U.S.  Onward resolves complex issues to stabilize the properties and derive value for its investors.

Kevin Lied

In his new capacity, Lied will oversee the asset management of Onward Investor’s properties and provide capital market analysis.  He previously served as Onward’s portfolio analyst.

Prior to joining the company, Lied was a senior credit analyst for Bridgewater Bank in Minneapolis, where he managed the bank’s loan process and underwriting of real estate assets for multi-family and industrial properties.  He was also an associate at Cassidy Turley in Minneapolis, where he helped to market industrial real estate properties.  Lied received his B.A. in Economics from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.  He is a member of the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP).

Chris Courneya

In his new position, Courneya will locate and analyze the firm’s acquisition opportunities, including identifying new target markets and investment types.  He previously was Onward’s acquisition analyst.

Courneya came to Onward Investors from Unire Real Estate Group in Brea, Calif., where he served as the portfolio manager of industrial properties, overseeing a 3.5 million-square-foot portfolio.  He received his B.S. in Real Estate Studies from the University of St. Thomas, St. Paul.

About Onward Investors

Based in Minneapolis, Minn., Onward Investors LLC is a privately held commercial real estate investment and development firm that acquires and improves value-add properties in recovering markets for investors.  Since its inception in 2011, the firm has acquired and managed more than three million square feet of commercial properties across the United States.  www.OnwardInvestors.com