Tim B. Keith serves as Chief Investment Officer of Texas Central, a private, Texas-based company that is developing a high-speed passenger railway that will connect Dallas and Houston.
As a seasoned executive and investor with nearly 25 years of financial and operational experience in large real estate and infrastructure projects, Mr. Keith has developed key relationships and perspectives critical to Texas Central’s success.
Mr. Keith previously co-founded and served as chief investment officer of HKS Capital Advisors, a boutique investment advisory firm founded in 2011. HKS Capital Advisors provides investment advisory services and fund management expertise to high net worth investors with a focus on private enterprise transactions.
Prior to HKS Capital Advisors, Mr. Keith was formerly the Global Chief Executive Officer of RREEF/Deutsche Bank Infrastructure Investments, where he managed the worldwide operations of the firm’s infrastructure funds management businesses. He had a 10-year career with RREEF/Deutsche Bank, a New York-based global alternative asset management firm, where he held various senior executive positions and served on the firm’s Global Executive Committee. He was a partner of RREEF America LLC, prior to its acquisition by Deutsche Bank and served as chief executive officer of Cabot Industrial Trust after he led its privatization on behalf of RREEF clients.
Previous to RREEF, Mr. Keith served as an executive at Hunt Realty Investments where he helped found, grow, and sell Meridian Industrial Trust.
Mr. Keith currently serves as a member of the Westmont College board of trustees, and was formerly chairman of Maher Terminals, USA board of directors and a member of Maher Terminals’ Canada board of directors. He also served on the board of Spark Infrastructure in Australia.
Mr. Keith graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics and business administration from Westmont College in Santa Barbara, California. He and his wife Susan reside in Dallas and have two children.