Ross Cooper

Ross Cooper

My name is Ross Cooper and I am the Senior Vice President of Investments. Working closing with Kimco’s Investment Committee, risk team, and regional leadership, I oversee the development and implementation of Kimco’s vast acquisition and disposition strategy. I have an undergraduate Bachelor of Science Degree in communication studies from the University of Michigan, and received my Master of Science Degree in real estate from New York University. I am an avid sports fan, and you can usually find me watching Michigan football or basketball, New York Mets baseball, or the New York Giants.

Competition for core, stabilized shopping centers in the U.S. has typically been stiff, and it’s easy to see why. These centers are well-leased by strong tenants and have a sturdy anchor tenant — usually a grocer or other major retailer. As a result, these centers are usually very stable and generate strong sales for tenants.… Read More