Kira Palmer

Senior Commercial Real Estate Associate

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Kira Palmer joined The Port as Senior Commercial Real Estate Associate in March 2024. Her primary responsibilities include financial underwriting and analysis of due diligence items and project management for strategic dispositions, acquisitions, and developments for multi-family and commercial properties. Kira also manages assistance requests, stabilizations, environmental remediations, and external stakeholder relationships.

Before joining The Port, Kira worked at both the City of Cincinnati’s Department of City Planning and Department of Community and Economic Development. In her roles she completed neighborhood-level housing studies, led projects through entitlement reviews and approvals, administered programs for affordable housing gap financing, underwrote real estate projects for City incentives, and disposed of vacant properties for redevelopment. Kira was also a member of the City’s team for the 2022 Bloomberg Innovation Training Program learning to adopt design-based innovation techniques to solve pressing issues and deliver long-term impact.

Kira holds a bachelor’s degree with high honors in psychological science, graduating summa cum laude from Colgate University.