Kent leads operations and asset management for the firm and is the CEO of Radiance Property Management, Lone Star's property management subsidiary. Kent has overseen the acquisition and management of over $100M in multifamily properties. Prior to Lone Star, Kent was a Senior Counsel at MetLife, where he managed a variety of corporate and international tax issues, advised on the tax implications for the company’s real estate and alternative investment transactions, and proposed, designed and implemented a global online platform for tracking all enterprise tax issues. He also led the tax department in MetLife’s $180M acquisition of the Fairmont Washington hotel in DC. Kent received his J.D. and L.L.M in Taxation from New York University School of Law and is a licensed attorney and real estate broker in New York State.