Paul Kinney Bio

Paul Kinney is currently the Executive Director of the National Retail Tenants Association (NRTA) and is responsible for the day-to-day management of the association. He is a co-founder of the NRTA and has served as President, and co-chair of the 2002/06 Conference Curriculum Committee.

Prior to his role of Executive Director he was employed by Friendly Ice Cream Corporation as Director of Real Estate Services with more than twenty-five years’ experience in retail lease administration. He was responsible for the effective management of Friendly’s real estate portfolio and for providing real estate support services for the Corporation. In addition, he was responsible for all lease payments, real estate and personal property tax payments, lease renewals, lease audits and landlord/company dispute resolution.

Paul holds a B.S. degree in Business Administration from Western New England College (now Western New England University) in Springfield, Massachusetts.