Ken McKean - REALTOR®
Ken comes to Baird & Warner after living in the Chicago area for over thirty years, giving him an intimate knowledge of its Northside and Northshore neighborhoods. During this time, he was fully involved in the areas financial derivative markets, at first as a floor trader on the CBOE and CBOT and later as the head of the investment arm of a family office. He was also the President of Ketchum Trading and co-founder/owner of Alturas Capital Management.
Ken also ran an Christy Webber Resorts, a division of Chicago’s Christy Webber Landscaping in Ketchum, ID from 2003-2007.
Ken has been married to his wife, Stephanie, an interior designer, for twenty-seven years and has two sons, Andrew and Stuart. He is and avid outdoorsman who enjoys cycling, skiing, hiking, camping and upland and waterfowl hunting. His latest passion is the training of pointing dogs. He has two rescue Wirehaired Pointing Griffons, Cooper and Cider. In addition, he has coached and mentored inner-city Little League in Chicago as well as the Sun Valley after school ski program in Idaho. He is member of the North American Versatile Hunting Dog Association and the T. Stanton Armour chapter of the Ruffed Grouse Society. Along with his family, Ken is committed to and supports Chicago’s Northwestern Memorial Hospital and its mission of compassionate care. He received a B.A. in Economics from Spring Hill College in Mobile, Alabama.