Benay Kirk is Managing Director at Alter Domus, Chicago.
Benay joined Alter Domus in February 2018 as a Managing Director, North America Real Estate and she is part of the senior leadership team in Chicago that is responsible for the operational business. Benay is responsible for providing consistent financial controls, standards and reporting within the real estate platform including, open and closed-end fair value real estate funds, real estate debt investment funds and separate account mandates.
Benay began her career at Heitman in 1996 and most recently was an Assistant Director, Senior Vice President of the Heitman’s North American Investor Accounting group where she managed a team of Finance Managers and Portfolio Accountants who were responsible for financial reporting and analysis, property operations, property/debt valuations, performance/valuation analysis and direct asset management support for a number of real estate private equity commingled funds, separate accounts and debt investment funds.
Benay received a B.S. in Accounting from Indiana University and is a Certified Public Accountant. She has been an active member of the National Council of Real Estate Investment Fiduciaries (NCREIF) since 2000 including as Vice-Chair (2017-2018) and Chair (2019-2020) of the Accounting Committee, Chair of the Information Management Committee (2016-2017) and currently serves on the NCREIF PREA Reporting Standards Council.