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Devin Rowland


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Devin Rowland

Age: 32

Title: President

Organization: KMA Companies

Devin Rowland is the president for KMA Companies, a fast-growing and leading real estate development and property management company based in Illinois. KMA Property Management Services is a licensed real estate brokerage that provides property management services to 27 real estate holdings and 1,000 apartments in Illinois and Indiana.

Devin leads KMA Companies in analyzing and deal sourcing. He serves as an owner’s representative in securing public and private funding and maintaining compliance in tax credit, mixed use, affordable, and market rate properties. He has overseen more than $100 million dollars in public and privately funded supportive, affordable, and veteran housing real estate developments in Illinois and Indiana.

Rowland is a 2022 recipient of the Charles L. Edson Tax Credit Excellence Award from the Affordable Housing Tax Credit Coalition in Washington, D.C. This category recognizes affordable housing organizations that have demonstrated impactful use of the low-income housing tax credit.

Rowland serves as board member of Certified Commercial Investment Member, president of the advisory board for A Safe Haven Foundation, Urban Land Institute young leaders planning committee and public policy committee member, and is a frequent subject matter expert, speaker and panelist at events including the Family Offices Conferences and summits in New York and Miami.

Rowland is a graduate of Purdue University Krannert School of Business and holds a master’s degree in real estate from Kellstadt Graduate School of Business at DePaul University. He holds a managing broker real estate license with KMA Property Management Services Inc., and he is a Certified Commercial Investment Member, meeting the national gold standard.

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