Commercial Real Estate Hall of Fame: Signature Associates’ Kenneth Marciniak

Every year, Midwest Real Estate News inducts a new class into the Midwest Commercial Real Estate Hall of Fame. Today we take a look at the busy career of Kenneth Marciniak, Vice President and Principal in the Signature Associates office in Toledo, Ohio.

Kenneth Marciniak has been a leader in commercial real estate in Toledo, Ohio for more than three decades. This Vice President and Principal at Signature Associates is a consistent top producer in the market. And he has a large number of regular customers.

It is therefore not surprising that Marciniak, who has closed several large deals in its market, has been classified as a CoStar Power Broker for more than 10 consecutive years.

What is behind Marciniak’s continued success? He points out the hard work he does for his clients. Marciniak doesn’t shy away from long hours. And he’s always looking for the best ways to increase the bottom line for his customers.

His customers remember this excellent service. And that’s why they always come back to him when they need real estate. This steady repeat business is the real secret to a successful CRE career.

“I was successful in this business because I put my customers first,” said Marciniak. “I treat people the way I would like to be treated and am always open, honest and transparent throughout the process.”

Marciniak strives to stay up to date with new trends in the CRE business. He cites earning his SIOR designation as an example and as an accomplishment that has helped him develop his career.

“I really enjoy helping clients find the best real estate solutions for their business and then watching them grow and succeed,” said Marciniak. “I’m very fortunate to love what I do, so it never really felt like work to me.”

Outside of the office, Marciniak loves to ride a motorcycle and has two of his own. He continues to be busy tackling home improvement projects both in his own home and in his daughters’ homes.

Despite his busy career, Marciniak finds time to give back to his community. He is a busy volunteer with the Make-A-Wish Foundation and was previously a member of the Board of Directors of Goodwill Industries.