James Klingbeil, Chairman and CEO of Klingbeil Capital Management has over 50 years of development experience with Multi-Family and Residential product types. He built his first 19-unit garden apartment property in Columbus, Ohio, while attending The Ohio State University. Over the next five decades, Mr. Klingbeil, and entities with which he was affiliated, developed, acquired, renovated, repositioned, managed and/or sold an aggregate of 185 apartment communities including a wide variety of apartment product types containing over 43,000 units in 47 metropolitan markets. Klingbeil Capital Management is now focused on asset management and institutional investment.
Mr. Klingbeil currently serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Klingbeil Capital Management which acts as the Investment Manager for multi-family value-added investment funds as well as other Klingbeil family investments. Mr. Klingbeil also serves as Chairman of The Klingbeil Company, which he founded in 1961. The Klingbeil Company has engaged in nearly every aspect of residential real estate investment, development, construction and management since its formation. Mr. Klingbeil has also participated in the development of sales housing, as a co-founder and Chairman of the Anden Group from 1975-1985, which built approximately $1 billion of sales housing not only in the United States, but also in Paris and London.
Mr. Klingbeil has been active throughout his career in real estate and business organizations, as well as national and community activities. The bulk of his industry involvement has revolved around the Urban Land Institute (ULI), for which he has served on various committees and as a Trustee for over 30 years. He served as President of the ULI from 1991 to 1993. He was Chairman of the Urban Land Institute Foundation until July 2012.. Mr. Klingbeil also serve as Chairman of the Board of UDR, Inc., a publicly traded real estate development trust. He serves as Trustee and Executive Committee member of the Ohio State Foundation.