Skip to main content

Cullinan Properties names new leasing chief

Al Urbanski
Hinkle will manage tenant relationships out of Atlanta

Simon and RPAI veteran Ken Hinkle has been named VP of leasing at Cullinan Properties, owner and operator of mixed-use retail projects that include The Levee District in East Peoria, Ill. and Streets of St. Charles in metro St. Louis.

The 30-year retail real estate veteran spent the bulk of his career at Retail Properties of America Inc. and continued on in his position with Kite Realty Group after it acquired RPAI in 2021.

Hinkle started his career at Simon Property Group as general manager of The Shops at Sunset Place in Miami. He moved on to RPAI in 2006 was most recently Kite’s senior leasing manager in the Atlanta metro.

“Ken is a dynamic leasing professional who succeeds in every market he’s in,” said Ann Smith, Cullinan’s senior VP and director of leasing and marketing. “I’m looking forward to the goals we will accomplish across our growing portfolio of projects.”

Based in Atlanta, Hinkle will be in charge of leveraging tenant, broker and municipal relationships for Cullinan, collaborating with team members on key initiatives, and managing elements of the development process.

This ad will auto-close in 10 seconds