OUR TEAM


Kore Team & Partners

Jack Kim

Founding Principal


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Judy Sutton

VP of Finance and Administration



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Kelli Lind

VP of Asset Services



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George Saldana

Sr. Manager of Acquisitions
and Creative Office


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Susy Maus

Tenant Services Specialist

Margie Johnson

Tenant Services Specialist

Ginger Freeman

Tenant Services Specialist

Carol Clute

Staff Accountant

Donald Siecke

CPA, Developer, Asset Manager


Peter Keepper

Financing Team, Managing Director Essex Financial

Jeanne Oh Kim

Design Team


Joél Contreras

Marketing Team, CTO & Co-Founder Cesco Linguistic Services, Inc.

Tal Diamant

J.D. Legal Team, Attorney and Shareholder Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck

Leveraging our vast network of relationships to procure the best deals… both listed and off market.

Our local market expertise is the key in identifying and analyzing each investment opportunity.

We apply a “hospitality” approach to management… Not the traditional non-present management style.

Our “tenant loyalty” is superior to most.

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Jack Kim, Founder

Founder and CEO

Jack Kim is the Founding Principal of KORE Investments, LLC, specializing in commercial real estate investments for the last 16 years. He works with a strong team of highly skilled and highly principled individuals.

Prior to Jack’s career in commercial real estate, he spent 10 years in the securities industry in Chicago with Charles Schwab & Co., Inc., where he ascended to the number one position in various categories, including the top producing branch advisor in the entire Midwest region for Charles Schwab & Co. He held various titles such as Senior Investment Advisor (the rare title of “Senior” going to only a select few in the country), Senior Bond Specialist, Branch Manager, etc.

He has a bachelor’s degree in political science and a master’s degree in economics. With over 25 years of experience in both corporate and entrepreneurial deal-making environments, as well as investing in and operating various commercial real estate deals, Jack has developed the unique skill sets required for broad real estate investments, problem-solving, negotiations, and operations. He has owned, operated, and transacted office, industrial, retail, and multi-family properties in multiple states.

 
As a business leader, Jack also works closely with government leaders and officials on the national, state, and local levels to enhance both public policy as well as economic development. 
 
Jack’s heart and passion are also directed towards reaching out to “neighbors” who experience poverty in various forms. Individually and as a company, Jack and KORE have been able to direct 10-20% of its income to various charities and non-profits.
 
He has mentored and coached inner-city youth, as well as serving on non-profit boards. Jack is married to his wife of 22 years and they have four sons together.

Judy Sutton, CPA

Vice President of Finance and Administration

Colorado State University, B.S. in Accounting
                                  
Judy has spent the last 13 years in Commercial Real Estate focused in accounting, finance and property management for primarily office, distribution, flex warehouse and shopping center assets.  In addition to Commercial Real Estate, Judy has an extensive background in Finance and Accounting which includes leadership roles in large multi-billion dollar companies.  She was the Vice President and Controller for Multifoods Distribution Group where she had full scope financial responsibility for this $2 billion foodservice distributor. Prior to Multifoods, Judy worked for The Gap, Inc. in San Francisco, CA during a time when the company emerged as an industry leader where she held several finance and accounting positions including SEC Reporting, Budgeting/Forecasting and Strategic Planning.
 
Judy began her professional career with Price Waterhouse in the Audit Department.
Judy brings to KORE Investments a well-rounded, multi-faceted background consisting of finance, fiduciary responsibility and a strong knowledge of business operations.  She is proud to call herself a true Colorado Native.

Kelli Lind, LEED GA

Vice President of Asset Services

University of Northern Colorado, Interdisciplinary Studies
 
As the VP of Asset Services for KORE, Kelli has 13 years of commercial real estate experience.  Formerly a Senior Manager and Vice President at Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL), Kelli specializes in leading teams by implementing operational excellence and brings to KORE a wealth of knowledge in building systems, construction management, property financials, leasing, and overall property and asset management.  She has worked with clients such as Beacon Capital Partners, CBRE Investors, Ivanhoe Cambridge, Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, LaSalle Investment Management, Callahan Capital Partners, ING, and CalSTRS.  Prior to working for JLL, Kelli worked for CBRE, serving clients on properties throughout the Denver area in both the CBD and suburban markets.  Kelli works on KORE’s asset management team interfacing with our property managers, construction and brokerage teams providing quality oversight in order to best position our assets.

George Saldana

 

George joined the KORE team in 2017 as an Operations Manager, bringing with him 4 years of accounting, real estate finance, and management experience. Before transitioning into a corporate accounting role at Alden Torch Financial, a private real estate investment firm focusing on low income housing tax credits (LIHTC), George worked as an auditor for Deloitte. At Deloitte, George worked with a mix of both private and public clients within the finance and food products industry. George primarily operates KORE’s executive suites and co-working entities and is currently focused on expanding the model within KORE assets.

 

Education

University of Denver, B.S. in Accounting

Experience

Sr. Manager of Acquisitions and Creative Office