Ken Maly serves as a senior managing director in Newmark’s Chicago office, where he specializes in corporate site selection, labor analytics, site development, data analysis, economic geography, economic development, real estate development, economic impact assessment and incentive negotiation. Since joining Newmark in 2011, Mr. Maly has led several high-profile corporate site selection projects in the U.S., Mexico, Europe and China for a number of different industries and facility types. Mr. Maly also provides leadership for the development of Newmark’s internal location databases, GIS systems and analytics tools.
Prior to Newmark, Mr. Maly worked for more than eight years as a principal and department manager with Vierbicher Associates, a Madison, Wisconsin-based community development and civil engineering firm, where he led a team of planners, urban designers, economic developers and landscape architects that conducted economic development, community planning and real estate development projects. He also conducted incentive negotiations on behalf of the developers and communities he represented. In addition, Mr. Maly managed multi-disciplined teams that conducted economic development and land planning projects for the public and private sector.
Prior to Newmark, Mr. Maly held positions with the police departments of San Antonio, Texas, and Akron, Ohio, where he applied GIS analysis, data mining and targeted resource allocation to improve their effectiveness.
Mr. Maly attended the University of Akron, where he earned a Master of Geography degree, specializing in economic geography, community planning and GIS. He also has bachelor’s degrees in economics and geography from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, specializing in economic geography, site selection and macroeconomics.
In 2009, Mr. Maly earned an Economic Developer Certification (CEcD) from the International Economic Development Council (IEDC).