Ben May

R.J. Kelly Co

Senior Vice President of Finance and Investments

Job Functions: Acquisitions & Dispositions, Asset Management, Capital Markets, Design & Construction, Development, Legal, Property & Facility Management, Underwriting & Analysis


Ben May is the Vice President of Finance of R.J. Kelly Co., Inc. (RJK) involved with portfolio management, capital transactions and acquisitions. Over his 15+ year career in real estate finance, Ben has focused on using both detailed financial underwriting and strategic asset management to lead and execute business plans. Prior to joining RJK in early 2019, Ben spent over 12 years at Alcion Ventures L.P., a Boston-based real estate opportunity fund series. At Alcion, Ben was responsible for all facets of the funds’ investment activities in a diverse portfolio of assets located in Los Angeles, Chicago, and Boston. He worked in close coordination with internal and external teams across underwriting, asset management, property management, construction, leasing, financing, and disposition. Ben is a graduate of Johns Hopkins University and is a member of NAIOP. Ben lives west of Boston with his two boys. Ben enjoys outdoor activities in all seasons and is an active volunteer with youth and adaptive sports

Areas of Interest

Risk Profile
Deal Type
Acquisition, Development, Ground Lease, Loan Purchase, Opportunity Zone, Partner Buyout, Pre-Development, Recapitalization, Refinance, Rehabilitation
Property Type