Keane is an equity owner of the firm. He has overall responsibility for the HART fund, including strategy development and implementation, investments, financings, dispositions, asset management, and client service and marketing. Prior to leading HART, Keane was the senior portfolio manager for one of Heitman’s largest separate account client portfolios. Before joining the portfolio and asset management team, he was active in identifying, structuring and executing equity investment opportunities for Heitman’s institutional pension fund clients across North America. Prior to joining Heitman via its merger with JMB Institutional Realty Corporation, he was with JMB Realty Corporation. His responsibilities with JMB included asset management, loan restructuring, property financing, and property disposition activities. He began his career with Ernst & Young. While there, he served many of the firm’s real estate and financial services clients. Keane has earned a master’s degree in management from the JL Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University, along with a bachelor’s degree from St. Mary’s University of Minnesota. He is a CPA. He is also a member of several industry organisations, including The International Council of Shopping Centers, National Association of Industrial and Office Properties, and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.