Managing Director and Head of Development JV Management Kevin Thorwarth is Managing Director, and Head of Development JV Management, at MetLife. Mr. Thorwarth was named to this position in August 2003. In this role, he is responsible for managing the company's development JV strategy. During Mr. Thorwarths 19-year career with MetLife, he has served in various capacities within the real estate group in New York, Tampa and New Jersey, including portfolio management (General Account and third party business), asset management, acquisitions, dispositions and mortgage production. Prior to his current position, he was responsible for managing the company's equity real estate portfolio, including strategy, asset management, dispositions and development/acquisitions. Before joining MetLife, Mr. Thorwarth worked for Coopers and Lybrand and Olympia and York.