Chief Legal Officer & Secretary
With over 30 years of experience in real estate law, Kelly Hoy oversees the legal and compliance functions of GBX Group. She is responsible for managing the firm’s legal affairs in the areas of equity fund and project structuring, asset acquisition and disposition, financing review and approval, and project due diligence oversight.
Kelly most recently served as Counsel in the real estate group of Jones Day, a worldwide law firm, where she was involved in investor syndication and real estate fund formation, private equity, land acquisition, construction, and permanent financing. Prior to that, she served as Associate General Counsel at Associated Estates Realty Corp., and General Counsel at First Interstate Properties and Legacy Capital Partners where she represented real estate owners, investors and developers in all phases of real estate acquisition, ownership, development, financing and private equity real estate investing.
A member of the American Bar Association’s Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law, Kelly also belongs to the Ohio State Bar Association and the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association.
Kelly earned her Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from The University of Akron and her JD Summa Cum Laude from The University of Akron School of Law.