CFD 303 – Kenneth D. Campbell

Ken created and edited for 20 years an influential investment newsletter; co-wrote The Real Estate Trusts: America’s Newest Billionaires, first full-length book on REITs; and co-founded a global firm managing $20 billion in assets.

Born in the western Pennsylvania steel town of Butler, Ken received his undergraduate degree from Capital University in Bexley (Columbus), OH, and his MBA from the Graduate School of Business Administration (now Stern Business School) of New York University.  After stints as associate and news editor of House & Home magazine, he joined Standard & Poor’s Corp. as a security analyst before forming Audit Investments Inc. in 1969.  His investment advisory and editorial experiences at Audit are recounted in Watch That Rat Hole … and Witness the REIT Revolution. Now eighty-six, Ken lives with Irene, his wife of sixty-five years, outside Philadelphia.