Mr. Peter M. Ho, prior to forming VISOR Consulting, has been involved in the architectural, corporate and commercial real estate industries since 1985. He was Senior Vice President of Operations with MC Lioness Realty Group and was responsible for the day to day operations of the company. He supported the company’s full array of real estate services by providing the required infrastructure to deliver value added Advisory, Brokerage, Fee Development, Facility and Property Management services to corporate and commercial real estate clients.
Prior to the formation of MC Lioness in 2003, he was Senior Vice President at MC Real Estate Services, Inc., a full service real estate firm in Kansas City from 1999 – 2002. He was a member of the Executive Committee. Mr. Ho was responsible for managing corporate real estate client relationships and led the team in procuring outsourced facility management contracts with companies including GE Employer’s Reinsurance Group and H&R Block. He was MC’s transition team leader in the combination of MC Real Estate Service and Lioness Realty to form MC Lioness Realty Group, LLC.
From 1995 – 1999, Mr. Ho was Vice President with Harris Trust & Savings Bank in Chicago He was responsible for managing internal relationships with senior level executives from various lines of business and developing real estate strategies that linked to the respective business plans. He completed the corporate office consolidation reducing annual occupancy expense by $1 million.
Before joining Harris Bank, he was Area Manager of Facilities Design and Administration for CNA Insurance Companies in Chicago from 1990 - 1995. He completed both long and short term facility planning along with project management activities on multiple construction and office relocations across the United States.
Prior to CNA Insurance, Mr. Ho was a space planner and project coordinator with Hydzik Schade Associates in Chicago between 1985 and 1989.
He completed the MBA program at DePaul University in Chicago with an emphasis on real estate finance after earning a Bachelor of Architecture Degree from the University of Illinois, Chicago. He is a licensed Architect in Illinois and is a member of the American Institute of Architects. He holds the Masters in Corporate Real Estate (MCR) designation from the CoreNet Global Organization.
Since relocating to Kansas City in 1999, Mr. Ho is serving as an Advisory Board Member and past Board Chair (2007 - 2011) of the KIPP Endeavor Academy, a Missouri Public Charter Middle School providing a college preparatory curriculum for urban families, member of the Board of Directors for the Kansas City Rotary Club #13 (2006 - 2008) and Treasurer for the Kansas City Chapter of CoreNet Global (2005-2013).
Prior to moving to Kansas City, Mr. Ho was Chair of the Chicago Chapter of the Corporate Architects Committee with the American Institute of Architects and was a Visiting Faculty Member for the Undergraduate and Graduate Facility Management Program at DePaul University, School for New Learning.
Mr. Ho was born in Hong Kong and grew up in the Chicago area. He is married, has three children, enjoys coaching his son's baseball team, reading, snow skiing and is a passionate Chicago Cubs fan.