Mr. Keen is the Chairman and CEO of The Keewin Real Property Company, a real estate development, investment, and brokerage company located in Winter Park, FL. Founded in 1978, Keewin had entitled, developed and/or marketed over 15,000 single-family and townhome residential lots, making the company the largest residential lot developer in Central Florida. In addition, the Company has represented numerous corporations and other clients in the acquisition of real estate, including acting as the exclusive real estate broker for the purchase of over 1,000 acres of land that is today Universal Studios Florida. Keen and Keewin have been involved in over $450 Million dollars of real estate transactions since the company’s formation.
Mr. Keen received a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in Economics from Rollins College, and a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from the Crummer Graduate School of Business at Rollins. In 2010, an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters (LHD) degree was awarded to Keen at the college’s annual Commencement. He is Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of BankFIRST, a Winter Park-based community bank, and immediate past Chairman of the Winter Park Health Foundation Board of Trustees. Keen is also past Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Valencia Community College and a member of the Economic Development Commission of Mid-Florida.