Rusty Kennedy

Executive Vice President

Lic. SA581806000

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Rusty Kennedy is an Executive Vice President within CBRE’s Capital Markets, Investment Properties, as well as a Partner within CBRE’s National Partners. Focusing on the Western United States along with his West Coast partners Darla Longo, Barbara Perrier, Brett Hartzell, Rebecca Perlmutter, Paige Morgan, Michael Longo, and Eric Cox. Rusty advises private and institutional clients who own industrial and logistics investment properties and land. Located in five key logistics hubs, National Partners uniquely connects global, national, regional and local market insight in order to provide unmatched outcomes to clients. Enhanced by a fully integrated debt platform, best in class Agency and Occupier professionals and in alignment with client goals and objectives, National Partners delivers remarkable outcomes.

Prior to joining CBRE National Partners, Rusty was the Managing Director and Leader of Stream Realty Partners’ Phoenix Industrial division. Rusty was responsible for leading the strategic direction of Stream’s industrial business in the Phoenix market, including overseeing operations, business development, recruiting, and the execution of industrial transactions, including project leasing, tenant representation, acquisitions, dispositions, and development services.

Before joining Stream, Rusty served as an Executive Vice President at CBRE in Phoenix where he specialized in industrial landlord and tenant representation across the Phoenix market for over 15 years. His ability to engineer and implement integrated real estate solutions to solve the unique needs of real estate owners, businesses, and corporations established him as one of Arizona’s most respected industrial brokers.

Rusty served as the Chairman of NAIOP’s Arizona Chapter in 2022 and was a member of the Super Bowl LVII Host Committee in 2023. He is currently a board member of the AZ Sports & Tourism Authority, a member of the Phoenix Children’s Hospital Mental Health Advisory Board and a member of the Phoenix Thunderbirds.

A native of Phoenix, Rusty entered commercial real estate after two years competing as a professional golfer on the Gateway and Canadian Tours. Rusty and his wife, Alyson, live in Phoenix with their four children.


  • Married – Wife Alyson and four children, Avery, Emma, Isla and Dayton.


  • Bachelor of Science in Economics, The University of Texas
  • Arizona Department of Real Estate Licensed Agent

Pro Affiliations / Awards

  • Phoenix Children’s Hospital Mental Health Advisory Board Member – 2024
  • AZ Sports & Tourism Authority Board Member: 2022 - Present
  • Phoenix Thunderbirds: Active Member
  • NAIOP AZ Executive Committee: 2018 - 2023
  • NAIOP AZ Board of Directors: 2014 – 2023t
  • Super Bowl LVII Host Committee: 2022 – 2023
  • NAIOP AZ Chairman: 2022
  • NAIOP AZ Vice Chairman: 2021
  • CBRE Americas Producer Advisory Board Member: 2017 – 2020
  • Phoenix Business Journal 40 Under 40: 2019
  • NAIOP AZ “Industrial Brokers of the Year”: 2019, 2016, 2015, 2012, 2011 & 2010
  • NAIOP AZ “Industrial Brokers of the Year” Finalists: 2013 – 2018 & 2009
  • Southwest Region Leader and Co-Founder of CBRE’s Industrial “Young Guns” Network
  • AZ Disabled Sports Board of Directors: 2017
  • RED Awards “Industrial Sales Team of the Year”: 2015
  • NAIOP AZ “Emerging Broker of the Year”: 2014
  • NAIOP AZ Developing Leaders Steering Committee Chairman: 2013
  • NAIOP National “Developing Leader of the Year”: 2012
  • NAIOP AZ “Developing Leader of the Year”: 2012 & 2011

Select Transactions

  • PV 303 - +/-1,600 Acre master-planned Business Park along Loop 303 between Thomas Road & Indian School Road
  • The Airport Gateway at Goodyear - +/-350 Acre master-planned Business Park
  • Mack Innovation Park | Deer Valley - +/-225 Acre, multi-phased Innovation Park in Deer Valley
  • Mack Innovation Park | Scottsdale - +/-125 Acre Business Park in Scottsdale