Mr. Kachadurian serves as Vice Chairman of Bluerock Real Estate, which he joined in 2013. Mr. Kachadurian has over 30 years of real estate experience primarily investing in and developing apartment properties on behalf of institutional investors.
Previously, Mr. Kachadurian served in various senior roles at Deutsche Bank Real Estate/RREEF, a leading pension fund advisor, including as a member of RREEF’s Investment Committee for 14 years and as a senior member of the Policy Committee. He was also a Senior Managing Director for Global Business Development, responsible for raising institutional real estate funds in Japan, Germany, and other countries, and head of RREEF’s National Acquisitions Group and Value-Added and Development lines of business, where he had oversight in the acquisition and management of RREEF’s 24,000-unit apartment investment portfolio. Prior to RREEF, Mr. Kachadurian was the Midwest Regional Operating Partner for Lincoln Property Company, developing and managing apartment communities, comprising over 3,000 units, in Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, Kansas and Pennsylvania.
Mr. Kachadurian is Chairman of ARA, the nation’s largest privately owned multihousing investment advisory company. He is active in the real estate industry, including roles as a founding Board Member of the Chicago Apartment Association, as former Chairman and current Executive Committee Member of the National Multi Housing Council, as a Board Member of the Multifamily Council of the National Association of Home Builders and the Multi Family Council of the Urban Land Institute, and as a Director of the KBS/Legacy REIT as well as a Director of Pangea Properties. Mr. Kachadurian also serves as President of The Kachadurian Group LLC, which provides consulting on apartment acquisition and development transactions, including to Waypoint. Mr. Kachadurian is also active in the community, serving on the Executive Committee as Co-chair of the Real Estate Committee of the Chicago YMCA, the Chairman of the Village Foundation of Children’s Memorial Hospital, and as the Director of Leader’s Bank in Oak Brook, Illinois.
Mr. Kachadurian received his B.S. in Accounting from the University of Illinois in 1974.