Meet Hillwood Urban Expert Leadership Team

Ken Reese

Executive Vice President

Ken Reese

Ken Reese is Executive Vice President of Hillwood Urban. With three decades of experience, Reese serves as development director for all efforts related to Hillwood’s Urban development. In this role, Reese oversees complex, high-profile projects, iconic examples include, the Perot office campus on Turtle Creek, the Perot Museum of Nature and Science, W Dallas - Victory Hotel and Condominiums, and One Victory Park office building. Reese has successfully constructed more than 3 million square feet of building space in North Texas.

Reese began his career in Dallas for Bramalea, Inc. and in 1991 he transferred to the Toronto corporate office to serve as director of development and dispositions. While in Toronto, Reese was involved in the development of a 500,000-square-foot downtown Toronto office building and three regional malls, as well as the disposition of nine retail and office assets totaling 6.5 million square feet.

From 1994 to 1998, Reese worked in Toronto as a consultant for Royal Bank of Canada, Trizac Trilea Partners, Olympia & York, and other companies. During this time, Reese led the strategic planning and redevelopment of a portfolio of 100 assets, managed a pension fund client's $425 million purchase of three of Canada's largest regional malls, and oversaw the disposition strategy of a portfolio of 30 assets valued in excess of $500 million.

Ken Reese

  • 23+ years tenure with Hillwood
  • Led development efforts totaling more than 10 million square feet
  • Oversaw development of Victory Park project and Perot Museum of Nature and Science


  • Southern Methodist University Bachelor's in Finance
  • Southern Methodist University Bachelor's in Urban Land Economics