WASHINGTON – Today, the Washington Business Journal recognized Bo Menkiti, CEO and Founder of the Menkiti Group and Keller Williams Capital Properties (KW Capital Properties), as one of their 40 under 40 honorees, a list acknowledging 40 of Washington, D.C.’s brightest young business leaders under 40.
“I am delighted to be recognized with such a great group of the next generation of business leaders in the Washington region,” said Mr. Menkiti. “Our success has truly been a team effort and none of this would have been accomplished without the talented team at the Menkiti Group and KW Capital Properties, who have dedicated themselves to transforming lives, careers, and communities through real estate.”
In 2004, Mr. Menkiti founded the Menkiti Group, which was ranked as the largest minority-owned business in the District of Columbia in 2015. In 2006, Mr. Menkiti co-founded KW Capital Properties, the fastest growing real estate brokerage in the Washington D.C. region. Under Mr. Menkiti’s leadership, KW Capital Properties has witnessed a meteoric climb in the past nine years, reporting $1.5 billion in closed sales volume in 2014 across its five offices throughout DC, Maryland, and Virginia.
Mr. Menkiti has been a realtor for eleven years and in 2014 he was named District of Columbia Realtor of the Year by the National Association of Realtors. Earlier this year, Keller Williams Realty, the #1 real estate company in North America, honored Mr. Menkiti as the 2015 ‘Entrepreneur of the Year’ and he was also recognized by the Washington Business Journal as one of the most influential business leaders in the Washington metropolitan area in 2014.
Mr. Menkiti is committed to driving both an economic and a social impact, and through the Menkiti Group has invested $120 million in Washington D.C.’s low-moderate income communities and guided KW Capital Properties to profit share more than $3 million with its associates.
Mr. Menkiti is a graduate of Harvard University and lives in Washington, D.C. with his wife and three young sons.
The Menkiti Group is a real estate services company dedicated to transforming lives and communities in the Washington D.C. area. The Menkiti Group is focused on strengthening neighborhoods through the strategic development, management, and sale of real estate in urban markets. www.menkitigroup.com
Keller Williams Capital Properties, operated by the Menkiti Group, is a real estate brokerage committed to empowering agents as entrepreneurs. KW Capital Properties is dedicated to providing the highest quality representation to buyers and sellers of real estate and to being the company of choice for the next generation of real estate practitioners in the D.C. metropolitan area. www.kwcapitalproperties.com
Stephanie Liotta Atkinson