Kyle F. Speece

Kyle F. Speece

Regional Vice President, Development

Kyle Speece joined Conifer Realty in 2017 and currently serves as Regional Vice President of Development on our Conifer Leadership Team. He is responsible for identifying new business and leading all facets of Conifer’s project management efforts across the MidAtlantic, including New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Specifically, his responsibilities include: originating new affordable, mixed-income, and/or mixed-use development opportunities; identifying lending and equity sources for new projects; assembling and supervising all outside professionals; overseeing and coordinating the preparation and submission of funding applications; leading financial closings; ensuring adherence to project budgets and schedules; and coordinating construction, lease-up, and management activities across Conifer departments.

Prior to joining Conifer, Kyle was a Senior Developer with Pennrose Properties, LLC. During his tenure there he was responsible for identifying new business and overseeing all facets of project management including acquisition, project structuring, due diligence, budgeting, relationship management, and the supervision of design and construction teams.

He has experience with myriad financing sources including the low-income housing and historic tax credits, federal CHOICE, HOPE VI, CDBG, HOME funds, and numerous state and local funding programs. Kyle has worked extensively in partnership with all types of federal, state, and local agencies, as well as public and private partners. Throughout his real estate development career, Kyle has participated in 50 distinct projects across five states totaling 4,175 apartments and more than $1 billion in development cost.

Kyle is a graduate of the Leadership Philadelphia Core program and holds a B.S. degree in Communications with a double-major in Economics from Northwestern University. He also has an M.S. in Real Estate Development from Johns Hopkins University.