Joseph A. Kennedy was born in Las Vegas, Nevada on January 20, 1970. Mr. Kennedy attended Bishop Gorman High School in Las Vegas, Nevada as well as high school in Lawrence, Kansas. He received his Bachelor’s of Business Administration in Accounting in 1994 from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and worked as an accountant from June 1994 to April 1996. In 1992, Mr. Kennedy obtained his real estate salesman license and began working as a sales associate in the commercial real estate market. In 2004, Mr. Kennedy obtained a real estate broker’s license and began J.A. Kennedy Real Estate Company.
J.A. Kennedy Real Estate Company currently contracts with five Nevada real estate licensees and employs 12 people to operate the real estate office, manage commercial properties and work on real estate development projects. As part of his real estate activity, Mr. Kennedy has formed and managed 90+ real estate investment entities and has closed more than $200,000,000 in transactions since the inception of J.A. Kennedy Real Estate Company. Mr. Kennedy is also in the process of developing several retail, office and industrial complexes throughout the Las Vegas Valley. Mr. Kennedy is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers, Building Owners and Managers and the National Association of Convenience Stores. In addition to his work in real estate, Mr. Kennedy created a unique brand of convenience stores named “Fills.” The first Fills convenience store opened in March 2006. Three additional stores have opened since that time.