Chief Operating Officer
Don Klaben holds the position of Chief Operating Officer at Spinoso Real Estate Group, driving the day-to-day business operations and leading the execution of the company’s mission. With almost 20 years of experience in the Shopping Center industry, he specializes in leasing and financial underwriting, as well as business development and management.
Prior to joining Spinoso Real Estate Group, Mr. Klaben spent 13 years at Pyramid Management Group gaining experience in all areas of the of the industry. His tenure included Big Box/Mall Shop Leasing, Corporate Finance, Underwriting, Development, Accounting and Lease Administration. Mr. Klaben facilitated multiple loan refinances for Class A & B Shopping Centers and produced Underwriting models instrumental in supporting corporate decisions as they related to opportunities within the portfolio. Following his time at Pyramid, Mr. Klaben joined the SREG team leveraging his unique skillset on developing and implementing corporate strategy with an emphasis on operational performance and investment opportunities.
Additionally, Mr. Klaben is passionate about supporting his local community. He has served as a member of the Town of Camillus Planning Board since 2013, utilizing his corporate experience to serve as a resource for community development. He is also a proud member of patient advocacy groups that help individuals and their families suffering from new cancer diagnoses, offering education and support as they navigate the changing landscape of their lives.
Mr. Klaben holds a B.A. from the State University of New York at Oswego.