Kimco Realty Corp. has picked its executive vice president, COO and chief investment officer, Conor C. Flynn, to be its new president, effective Aug. 5. Flynn, who joined Kimco in 2003, will continue to be CIO and COO.
Flynn replaces David B. Henry in the role of president, who will continue to be Kimco’s CEO and vice chairman of its board of directors.
“Conor has demonstrated extraordinary leadership in directing the strategic and operational activities of the company highlighted by an entrepreneurial vision and passion for the company that will continue Kimcos organizational success well into the future,” said Henry, in a prepared statement.
Up to now Flynn has been responsible for overseeing the company’s shopping center business, supervising personnel and making investment decisions. He holds a BS in Economics from Yale University and a Masters in Real Estate Development from Columbia University.
New Hyde Park, N.Y.–based Kimco owns and operates North America’s largest portfolio of neighborhood and community shopping centers. As of June it owned interests in 840 shopping centers comprising 121 million square feet of leasable space across 41 states, Puerto Rico, Canada, Mexico and South America.