Nick Schwendeman, CPM Emeritus, began his career in the hospitality industry with Hyatt Hotels and Radisson. He transitioned to commercial real estate in 1983 when he joined The Webb Companies as a property manager. He earned his Certified Property Manager professional designation in 1990 from the Institute of Real Estate Management and was promoted to Vice President of Property Management where he managed a real estate portfolio of office, hotel and retail space, condominiums and parking facilities.
In December 1996, he was appointed by the Chief Justice of the Kentucky Supreme Court as Facilities General Manager for the Administrative Office of the Courts. He was also appointed to the Capital Planning Advisory Board, which reviewed capital project requests from all agencies of the state government.
Nick rejoined The Webb Companies three years later as Senior Vice President of Asset Management and was promoted to Executive Vice President in 2018 where he managed the company’s vast real estate portfolio of downtown properties including the Lexington Financial Center and Vine Center. In December 2020, Nick retired as the Executive Vice President of Asset Management after 35 years of service. He continues to assist the Asset Management division in an advisory role.