Trustee Profile- Keith Grothaus

In this week’s blog, we will provide a trustee profile on Keith Grothaus.  Keith contributes more than 29 years of successful real estate experience to Caldwell Companies.  He is responsible for developing and implementing marketing strategies for real estate land investment portfolios and individual properties.  In addition to owner representation, Keith works as a buyer’s representative to locate and assist with the acquisition of property for commercial and residential developments and/or investments.

Screen Shot 2016-08-30 at 3.43.15 PMKeith is a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) and an active member and past president of the CCIM Houston/Gulf Coast Chapter.  He is also a member of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR), President of Local SIOR Chapter 2009-2010, the Houston Association of Realtors (National, Texas, and Houston), Chairman for The Cy-Fair Houston Chamber of Commerce 2012, International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), The Urban Land Institute (ULI), and the Commercial Service and Investment Divisions of the Houston Association of Realtors.  He is an active member of St. Justin Martyr, where he is the Music Director and the past Chairman of the Building Committee.

Keith has a long history of dedication to the Cy-Fair Educational Foundation.  He currently serves on the Leadership Committee as Vice–Chair and as Co-Chair of the Houston Methodist Cy-Hoops Invitational Committee.  In addition, Keith has also served on the Finance and the B.F. Adam Golf Classic Committees for many years.

Keith was born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio.  He graduated from the University of Cincinnati with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication.  He and his wife, Mary Lou, live in West Houston.  They have two daughters, Brittany and Katie.  Brittany and her husband Christopher recently welcomed baby Charlotte and Katie is teaching at a local school district.  Keith is an avid cyclist and has participated in the MS150 for more than 18 years.  In addition, Keith enjoys fishing, golf, and playing the guitar.

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