Doran Properties Group Names New Chief Financial Officer

Jonathan Bishop brings with him extensive capital markets and multifamily experience.

Bloomington, MN – Prolific Twin Cities multifamily and commercial real estate developer Kelly Doran today announced Jonathan Bishop will serve as Chief Financial Officer for Doran Properties Group, a multigenerational development company Doran launched with his son, Evan Doran, earlier this month. Bishop has extensive capital markets and multifamily experience, having worked in the commercial real estate and banking industry for nearly two decades including most recently at Wells Fargo Bank and IRET (now CenterSpace).

“With more than 160 employees responsible for developing, leasing, building and managing Doran Properties Group’s extensive multifamily and commercial developments in the Twin Cities and Colorado, we will benefit tremendously from Jonathan’s expertise and his relationships in the industry,” said Doran. “We are fortunate as an organization to have maintained a strong financial position despite the pandemic and other challenges over the past year. Jonathan will play a key role in helping to preserve the underlying strength of our business and ensuring our continued growth.”

Bishop oversees a team of six financial professionals and is coming to Doran Properties Group from Wells Fargo, where he most recently was focused on originating new investor real estate loans and portfolio management. Additionally, he held capital markets and debt placement roles with IRET and Towle Financial.

“I have always been impressed by the Doran family’s developments,” said Bishop. “Kelly has a long track record of setting the bar high for developers and management companies, from his student housing days to high-end, amenity-rich multifamily developments across Twin Cities and Denver. I’m looking forward to bringing my experience to the team and to helping Doran Properties Group build upon its already well-respected legacy.”

Bishop holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from St. Cloud State University.




About the Doran Properties Group

Doran Properties Group is a fully integrated, multigenerational development company led by CEO Kelly Doran and son Evan Doran, based in Bloomington, Minnesota. With more than 35 years of combined experience in commercial real estate, the Dorans are widely recognized as leading developers in Minnesota and the Upper Midwest. Known for developing some of the most exclusive, high-end luxury apartment and townhome communities across the Twin Cities, they have developed everything from residential multi-family and student housing to retail shopping centers. Their current portfolio includes several high-end retail centers in the Twin Cities and more than 3,000 luxury apartment units, with a combined value of more than a billion dollars. Doran Properties Group has more than 160 employees specializing in development, construction and property management.