Kenneth P. "Ken" Kreider

Kenneth P. "Ken" Kreider

Keating Muething & Klekamp PLL

Recognized since 2009

Cincinnati, Ohio

Practice Areas

Litigation - Real Estate

Real Estate Law

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2018 - Litigation - Real Estate
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Ken's practice touches all areas of real estate development including financing, real estate taxation, building and preservation code matters, rail/utility rights of way, renewable energy leases, sustainable building practices and incentives, and climate change concerns, all instrumental to achieve superior results in a variety of client transactions. Ken has transactional experience with Opportunity Zones, New Market Tax Credits, Low Income Housing Tax Credits, shopping center acquisitions, and major league sports facility developments. Ken was named a Fellow of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers and is certified as a specialist in Business, Commercial and Industrial Real Property Law by the Ohio State Bar Association. Ken has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America since 2009 and Ohio Super Lawyers since 2011.Ken is a licensed title insurance agent and serves as Executive Vice President, Chairman of the Board, and Agent for Riverbend Commercial Title Services, a wholly-owned subsidiary of KMK. Ken currently serves as co-leader of the firm's Real Estate Group.

Representative Work

  • Development and financing of craft brewing facilities
  • Office Leasing on Class A high-rise and suburban projects
  • Development and financing of MLS Stadium
  • Construction financing of a National League Baseball Stadium
  • Ohio transactional counsel on IPO related financing for a large industrial company
  • Acting as local development counsel on a large neighborhood housing redevelopment using LIHTC
  • Advise legacy companies on disposition of former railroad right of ways throughout the Midwest
  • Representing a manufacturer in a building code dispute before the Ohio Board of Building Appeals

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Cincinnati Bar Association, Real Property Committee (past Chair)
  • Ohio State Bar Association, Committee on Specialist Certification
  • Cincinnati Ohio Historic Conservation Board (1998-2013)
  • Society for the Preservation of Music Hall, Board of Trustees
  • SAY East Cincinnati Soccer, Treasurer
  • Union Village Development Company, Board of Directors
  • East Wing of Kenyon College Alpha Delta Phi, Board Secretary

Contact & Links
  • One East Fourth Street, Suite 1400
    Cincinnati, OH 45202
  • University of Cincinnati, graduated 1989
  • Kenyon College, BA, graduated 1986
Bar Admissions
  • Ohio, Ohio State Bar Association
  • American College of Real Estate Lawyers - Secretary, Bankruptcy Committee

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2018 - Litigation - Real Estate
Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:
  • Litigation - Real Estate, Cincinnati (2018)
Recognized in The Best Lawyers® in America 2023 for work in:
  • Litigation - Real Estate
  • Real Estate Law
Special Focus:
  • Affordable Housing
  • Commercial
  • Construction
  • COVID-19
  • Development
  • Natural Resources
  • Shopping Center Transactions
  • Tax
  • Tax Certiorari
  • Title Matters
  • Transactions
  • American College of Real Estate Lawyers, Fellow
  • American College of Real Estate Lawyers, Bankruptcy Committee Secretary, 2012
  • Listed in Chambers USA: America's Leading Business Lawyers
  • Named to Ohio Super Lawyers
  • AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Cincinnati Academy of Leadership for Lawyers, Class VII (2000), Fellow

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