SVP, Chief Legal Officer
Dean Papadakis is Kite Realty Group’s (NYSE: KRG) Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer. Prior to joining KRG in 2022, Dean served as founding partner of the Chicago-based law firm, Kaplan Papadakis & Gournis, P.C. for over twenty-five years. Dean’s practice and expertise cover a wide breadth of disciplines, with a concentration on retail leasing and transactional work. Throughout his career, he has successfully served as outside general counsel, addressing a wide variety of legal matters including litigation, employment matters, collections, insurance claims, zoning entitlements, and M&A work. As Chief Legal Officer, Dean leads all legal and insurance matters for KRG.
Dean holds a Bachelor of Arts, Economics degree from University of Illinois and a Juris Doctor from Chicago Kent College of Law.