Doane Kelly

Doane Kelly

Vice Chairman
Savills Studley - New York
+1 212 326 8676

Professional Expertise

Doane Kelly leads the KLG Advisors team of consultants at Savills Studley that serves corporate clients by quantitatively answering the principle question: “Where. And Why?” The team specializes in four core practice areas, all centered around Location Strategy: Workforce Planning, Location Strategy and Site Selection, Portfolio Optimization, and Acquisition of Business Incentives. In addition to guiding the team’s vision, operations, and business development efforts, Mr. Kelly also brings his leadership and expertise to all engagements, and remains deeply involved in the incentive acquisition practice. With over 30 years of experience in the field, Mr. Kelly is widely regarded as one of the nation’s leading experts on all aspects of corporate location strategy.

Preceding KLG’s acquisition by Savills Studley in 2015, Doane owned and led KLG Advisors as an independent company for 22 years, serving blue chip clients from all major sectors and industries across the globe.

Prior to establishing KLG, Doane served as Executive Vice President at Moran, Stahl & Boyer, where he led the firm’s management consulting practice, specializing in business mobility. He began his career at Philips Corporation, where he served in a number of capacities, including leading integration initiatives.

Activities & Achievements

Doane is a frequent speaker and panelist at industry events. He is a life-long resident of the Jersey Shore and is an avid waterman, enjoying boating, offshore fishing, surfing and scuba diving.

Education

Doane earned a B.A. in Government and Politics with a concentration in quantitative analysis from the University of Maryland.

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