Daniel R. Knorps

Managing Principal & founder

Daniel specializes in commercial real estate acquisitions, tenant representation, landlord representation, as well as investing in strong real estate assets that fit KM's pro-forma. Knorps unique strategy of backing into deals through careful analysis, value assessment and underwriting results in acquiring the best assets and bringing them to their highest & best use. Daniel Knorps has over 7 years of industry experience ranging from investments in single family homes to brokering & investing in $100M+ commercial real estate deals nationwide. 

Prior to founding KM Real Estate Capital in 2017, Knorps was Vice President of Brokerage & Acquisitions at Net³ Real Estate, a Chicago based real estate firm focused on development and capital solutions.

Daniel received his B.S. in Economics & Finance from The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.




Sean J. Lacy

Director of Capital Investments

As Director of Capital & Investments at KM Real Estate Capital, Mr. Lacy is responsible for raising debt and equity capital for buyers and investors as well as KMRE’s own growing portfolio.  In addition, Mr. Lacy focuses on commercial real estate acquisitions, landlord representation, as well as analyzing & investing in strong CRE assets that fit KMRE’s model.  Prior to join KMRE Capital, Mr. Lacy spent seven years at Hovde Group, a Chicago-based investment banking firm and broker dealer focused on the financial services sector.  At Hovde, Mr. Lacy advised financial institutions on equity raises, debt financings, and M&A transactions.

A native of Chicago, Mr. Lacy earned a B.S. in Management from Indiana University Bloomington.