Ken Benassi is Senior Vice President with CBRE Hampton Roads, a commercial real estate firm. He is a commercial broker focused on industrial real estate. Benassi graduated from University of Virginia with a degree in history and he added an MBA from Old Dominion University. Prior to his career in commercial real estate he was in sales and marketing management with National Welders Supply and Airgas.
Highlights of his professional career involve the disposition of the former Ford plant, the acquisition of the former Lillian Vernon property, the acquisition of the former Virginia Chemical/BASF plant and the assemblage of land for the Old Dominion Real Estate Foundation of what is now the Old Dominion University Village.
Benassi and his wife Tracey live in the East Beach neighborhood.