Onward Investors promotes two Minneapolis team members

Minneapolis-based Onward Investors has promoted Kevin Lied to portfolio manager and Chris Courneya to acquisition manager.

Lied will oversee the asset management of Onward Investor’s properties and provide capital market analysis.  He previously served as Onward’s portfolio analyst.

Prior to joining the company, Lied was a senior credit analyst for Bridgewater Bank in Minneapolis, where he managed the bank’s loan process and underwriting of real estate assets for multi-family and industrial properties.  He was also an associate at Cassidy Turley in Minneapolis, where he helped to market industrial real estate properties.  Lied received his B.A. in Economics from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.  He is a member of the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP).

Courneya will locate and analyze the firm’s acquisition opportunities, including identifying new target markets and investment types.  He previously was Onward’s acquisition analyst.

Courneya came to Onward Investors from Unire Real Estate Group in California where he served as the portfolio manager of industrial properties, overseeing a 3.5 million-square-foot portfolio.  He received his B.S. in Real Estate Studies from the University of St. Thomas, St. Paul.