The McKee Private Capital leadership team is comprised of real estate professionals with extensive formal education and industry experience spanning over 40 years. We have navigated many real estate cycles in up and down markets. Specializing in the analysis, acquisition and management of real estate investments, MPC has represented hundreds of investors in the achievement of superior investment returns.

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Russ McKee

President CCIM, MBA, NAHP, CPO

Russ McKee, founder and Chairman of McKee Properties, has been a licensed California real estate broker since 1980. Through several strategic acquisitions, including Pacific Coast Management Systems, Strand Crown Realtors, Prudential California Realty Coronado, and McMillin Property Management, Mr. McKee has grown the company from a small San Diego based property management company into a diverse real estate enterprise including residential, commercial, and retail management and brokerage throughout San Diego County. In 2004, McKee launched McKee Private Capital to form group investments for the acquisition and operation of multi-family investments across the U.S.

In 2010, Mr. McKee turned day to day operations over to his sons, Patrick and Brendan, who work closely managing the two divisions of the company; McKee Properties and McKee Private Capital. McKee spends his time traveling, both for work and enjoyment, and is always looking for new investment opportunities. He enjoys spending time with his family, including four grandchildren.

Mr. McKee’s education includes a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Rochester Institute of Technology, and a Master’s Degree in Real Estate and Finance from National University. He holds the CCIM designation awarded by the CCIM Institute.

Patrick McKee


Patrick McKee has been active in the multifamily industry since 2012. His primary role at McKee Private Capital is asset management of a multifamily portfolio spanning eleven states. He is responsible for sourcing local third party management relationships in each market where we invest. Additional responsibilities include investor communications, investment underwriting, and risk management.

Patrick has assisted numerous clients with successful 1031 exchange transactions across the country. He travels extensively both in the pursuit of new investment opportunities and management of McKee Private Capital’s existing portfolio.

Patrick holds a Bachelor of Science in Music Performance from Berklee College of Music. He holds an active California broker’s license and recently earned his CCIM designation.

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Brendan McKee

Vice President of Property Management & Sales

Brendan McKee is Vice President of Property Management & Sales for McKee Properties.  As Managing Broker, he oversees all brokerage activities, business development initiatives and the day-to-day operations of the company’s residential division.

Brendan has over 15 years of residential property management and sales experience, starting his real estate career leasing luxury apartments in Chicago, IL while attending DePaul University where be obtained his bachelor’s degree in public relations.  In 2010 he joined McKee Properties as a sales and leasing agent. In 2015 he obtained his California Broker’s License.

He is an active member of the National Association of Residential Property Managers (NARPM), Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM), and is a current candidate for the Certified Property Manager (CPM) designation.

Laurren Grum

CFO / Director of Accounting

Laurren is the Chief Financial Officer for McKee Private Capital, McKee Properties and McKee Commercial. She has over 15 years of experience in the accounting industry and is an invaluable asset to our organization. Laurren has been a Certified Public Accountant for the past 7 years and has a strong background in financial statement analysis, budgeting and forecasting. She oversees all aspects of the company’s financial operations and strategy for both our residential and commercial divisions. She is dedicated to ensuring the company’s long-term financial success. Laurren graduated with honors from San Diego State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Finance and minor in Mathematics.

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