Kelly McKone, Executive Vice President of Real Estate

Kelly McKone brings nearly three decades of commercial  real estate expertise to Bakken Communities, LLC and  1784 Capital Holdings.  Throughout his career,  Mr. McKone has honed his skills in leasing, sales, asset management and  development of a variety of commercial projects.

As Executive Vice President of Real Estate, Mr.  McKone coordinates all phases of the company’s real estate activities  from site selection and entitlement work to construction and management  of all properties and ultimate disposition.

Mr. McKone’s career has included positions at  leading commercial real estate companies that include CB Richard Ellis,  Cushman & Wakefield and Westcor Partners.  He has applied his  expertise on behalf of clients such as Allstate Insurance Company, JP  Morgan Chase, U-Haul International, Prudential Insurance Company and  Princeton Endowment Fund.  Throughout his tenure, Mr. McKone has been  recognized as a top producer and a leading professional in his field.

His involvement in the commercial real estate  industry has involved Urban Land Institute (ULI), National Association  of Industrial and Office Parks (NAIOP) and the Arizona Self-Storage  Association (ASSA) and Self-Storage Association (SSA.)

A third generation native of Phoenix, Mr. McKone  has not only witnessed, but been a participant in the phenomenal  evolution of the expanding city.  He is actively involved in the  community as a member of the Phoenix Thunderbirds and a dedicated  volunteer for the Catholic Diocese of Phoenix.  He has served as a  leader in the successful, $10 million capital campaign of St. Simon  & Jude School.  Additionally, he has served on the boards of  Catholic Service Awards and Catholic Education Arizona.

Mr. McKone is a graduate of Brophy College  Preparatory and the University of Arizona.  He and his wife, Sue, have  parented three wonderful children to full adulthood and now enjoy  traveling in their free time.

To contact Kelly, call 701-609-6308 or

Kelly McKone

Kelly McKone