Rusty Kennedy


Senior Vice President

Job Functions: Landlord Representation, Tenant Representation


Rusty Kennedy is a Senior Vice President with CBRE’s Phoenix office. Rusty focuses his attention on industrial landlord and tenant representation across the metropolitan Phoenix market. His experience in optimizing real estate portfolios and reducing occupancy operating costs allows him to help his clients reach their real estate business goals. Rusty’s ability to engineer and implement integrated real estate solutions to solve the unique needs of real estate owner’s, businesses and corporations has established him as one of Arizona’s most respected industrial brokers.

Joining CBRE in 2007, Rusty began his career at CBRE with Joe Porter, Pat Feeney and Dan Calihan in industrial services, becoming a partner after two years. Considered market-leaders in industrial services in Arizona, the team has been among the top producing brokerage professionals for CBRE’s Phoenix office on a yearly basis.

A native of Phoenix, Rusty came to CBRE after two years competing as a professional golfer on the Gateway and Canadian Tours. Rusty and his wife, Alyson, live in Phoenix with their two daughters.


Professional Affiliations / Accreditations


CBRE America’s Producer Advisory Board 2018 –Present

NAIOP AZ Executive Committee 2018 –Present

NAIOP AZ Board of Directors 2014 –Present

NAIOP Developing Leaders Steering Committee, Chairman 2013

Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals, Member

Urban Land Institute, Member

AZ Disabled Sports Board of Directors 2017

Southwest Region Leader of CBRE’s Industrial “Young Guns” Network

NAIOP Member

Areas of Interest

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