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Rusty Kennedy

Managing Director

Stream Phoenix

2398 E. Camelback Road
Suite 230
Phoenix, Arizona 85016
T: 602.696.8616

Rusty Kennedy

Managing Director

Rusty Kennedy is a Managing Director and Leader of Stream’s Phoenix Industrial division. Rusty is responsible for leading the strategic direction of Stream’s industrial business in the Phoenix market, including overseeing operations, business development, recruiting, and the execution of industrial transactions, including project leasing, tenant representation, acquisitions, dispositions, and development services.

Before joining Stream, Kennedy served as an Executive Vice President at CBRE in Phoenix where he has specialized in industrial landlord and tenant representation across the Phoenix market for over 15 years. His ability to engineer and implement integrated real estate solutions to solve the unique needs of real estate owners, businesses, and corporations has established him as one of Arizona’s most respected industrial brokers.

Currently serving as Chairman of NAIOP’s Arizona Chapter. Kennedy is also a Board Member of the AZ Sports & Tourism Authority and a member of the Phoenix Thunderbirds.  Before becoming a real estate professional, Kennedy golfed professionally on the Gateway and Canadian Tours. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Economics from the University of Texas.

A native of Phoenix, Rusty entered commercial real estate after two years competing as a professional golfer on the Gateway and Canadian Tours. Rusty and his wife, Alyson, live in Phoenix with their four children.

Education & Designations

  • BS – Economics – The University of Texas
  • Arizona Department of Real Estate Licensed Agent

Affiliations

  • AZ Sports & Tourism Authority Board Member – Present
  • 2019 AZ Business Journal 40 Under 40
  • Phoenix Thunderbirds – Active Member
  • NAIOP AZ – Vice Chairman 2021
  • 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 and Co-Founder of CBRE’s Industrial “Young Guns” Network
  • NAIOP AZ “Emerging Broker of the Year” Award Recipient: 2014
  • NAIOP AZ “Developing Leader of the Year” Award Recipient: 2012, 2011
  • NAIOP National “Developing Leader of the Year” Award: 2012
  • NAIOP AZ “Brokers of the Year”: 2019, 2016, 2015, 2012, 2011, 2010
  • RED Awards “Industrial Sales Team of the Year”: 2015
  • Finalist NAIOP AZ “Rookie of the Year”: 2010
  • NAIOP “Industrial Brokers of the Year” Finalist – 2001 to 2003, 2005, 2006, 2009, 2013 to 2018

Client Experience

  • 5 Star Development
  • Aspen Capital
  • BRAMA Capital
  • CALSTRS
  • CBRE Investors
  • Clarion Partners
  • Cohen Asset Management
  • Conor Commercial
  • Duke Realty
  • DCT
  • EastGroup Properties
  • EJM Development
  • Ferrero
  • Johnson Development
  • First Industrial Realty Trust
  • Green Street Real Estate
  • Lake Washington Partners
  • Link Industrial
  • Lincoln Property Company
  • Mack Company
  • Mack Real Estate Group
  • MDH Partners
  • Merit Partners
  • Mountain West Properties
  • Northern Equities
  • NOVO Development
  • Opus
  • Principal Financial Group
  • Prologis
  • Provident
  • Ryan Companies
  • Seefried Partners
  • Silent-Aire
  • Stockbridge
  • Sunbelt Holdings
  • Tippman
  • Trammell Crow Company
  • Tratt Properties
  • USAA
  • WDP Partners
  • Wentworth Property Company

Significant Assignments


Tenant

  • Target 1,500,000 SF
  • Nike 915,000 SF
  • Ferrero  643,000 SF
  • ConAir 620,000 SF
  • Quaker Sales & Distribution (Pepsico) 580,000 SF
  • ALDI Foods 100 Acres
  • SanMar  480,000 SF
  • REI 400,000 SF
  • Home Depot 400,000 SF
  • Fairlife 360,000 SF
  • Nestle Water 395,000 SF
  • QVC/Cornerstone 337,897 SF
  • Staples, Contract & Commercial       296,763 SF
  • Conn’s Appliances, Inc.       277,649 SF
  • Daimler  260,000 SF
  • American Building Supply 253,400 SF
  • Silent Aire 243,000 SF
  • Keuhne + Nagel, Inc. 201,666 SF
  • Vitamin Shoppe   187,000 SF
  • Packaging Corp of America 183,095 SF
  • Ford Motor Company 165,699 SF
  • Greentree Financial 162,000 SF
  • Woodstuff Manufacturing, Inc. 161,875 SF
  • Home Depot 135,472 SF
  • Medline Industries, Inc. 135,472 SF
  • Propak 120,000 SF
  • Ulta 108,194 SF
  • Staples Contracts & Commercial 100,723 SF
  • Big-O-Tires, LLC 99,296 SF
  • Ceva 97,600 SF


Sale

  • First Industrial Trust, 500 AC, $52,000,000
  • Chewy.com, 801,000 SF, $67,000,000
  • ConAir, 620,000 SF, $20,000,000
  • Amazon/Home Depot, 1,475,000 SF, $125,000,000
  • Coldwater Depot I, II & III, 1,237,000 SF, $60,48,800
  • 4502 W Monterosa, 235,000 SF, $18,450,000
  • NEC Hwy 85 & Cotton Ln, 293 AC, $36,000,000
  • Rubbermaid Factory, 758,000 SF, $34,500,000
  • Riverside Distribution Center SF, 503,239, $33,705,000
  • Tempe Commerce Park III & IV, 160,313 SF, $27,550,000
  • 2300 S 51st Ave, 335,459 SF, $26,800,000
  • NEC Hwy 85 & Cotton Ln, 293 AC, $24,000,000
  • Van Buren Distribution Ctr., 359,031 SF, $22,874,000
  • Roth Family Trust Portfolio II, 437,000 SF, $22,000,000
  • NWC University Dr & State Fwy 43, 213,000 SF, $19,100,000
  • University Drive Portfolio, 174,664 SF, $18,325,000
  • Baseline Foothills, 147,454 SF, $17,500,000
  • Foothills Vista Tech Center, 98,000 SF, $16,350,000
  • 2851 W Kathleen Dr, 102,996 SF, $16,250,000
  • EJM/YSM, 275 AC, $15,400,000
  • Tolleson Business Center, 153,927 SF, $14,500,000
  • 14647 S 50th St, 133,600 SF, $14,408,000
  • Roth Family Trust Portfolio, 370,405 SF, $22,965,000
  • 109 S 37th Ave, 208,835 SF, $13,783,110
  • 8521 E Princess Dr, 74,100 SF, $13,500,000
  • EJM Goodyear Industrial, 230 AC, $13,250,000
  • 5310 W Camelback Rd, 152,523 SF, $12,860,000
  • 1 N 59th Ave, 182,000 SF, $12,450,000
  • SubZero/Goodyear 440,000 SF, $12,300,000