James H. Kropp has served on the board of directors for FSK since 2018 and serves on the board of trustees for K-FIT and K-FITS. Mr. Kropp served as an independent director of Corporate Capital Trust, Inc. (“CCT”), from 2011 until the merger of FSK and CCT in 2018, and served as an independent trustee for Corporate Capital Trust II (“CCT II”) from 2015 until its merger with FSKR in 2019. Mr. Kropp previously served as chief investment officer of SLKW Investments LLC, a position he held from 2009 until his retirement in 2019 and was chief financial officer of Microproperties LLC from 2012 to 2019. From 1998 to 2021, Mr. Kropp was a director and chair of the Compensation Committee and member of the Nominating/Corporate Governance committee of PS Business Parks, Inc., a public real estate investment trust whose shares were listed on the NYSE until its acquisition. Mr. Kropp became an independent trustee of NYSE-listed American Homes 4 Rent since its founding in November 2012. He served as chairman of its audit committee from November 2012 to May 2023, and currently serves on its Nominating and Governance Committee since May 2023. Mr. Kropp became lead independent director of KKR Real Estate Select Trust at its founding in 2021. Mr. Kropp was also a member of the board of directors of FSKR until the Merger. Mr. Kropp received a B.B.A. Finance from St. Francis College and completed the MBA/CPA preparation program from New York University. Mr. Kropp has, in the past, been licensed to serve in a variety of supervisory positions (including financial, options and compliance principal) by the National Association of Securities Dealers. He is a member of the American Institute of CPAs and a Board Leadership Fellow for the National Association of Corporate Directors.
James H. Kropp
Former Chief Investment Officer, SLKW Investments LLC