Planning, Development and Preservation

Faculty Bio

Kenney, Stephen F. (Steve)

CEO and President, Kenney Companies

Phone: 919-865-7960

Steve Kenney is a native of Raleigh and a 1974 graduate of Sanderson High School. He attended Clemson University on an All Atlantic Coast Conference football scholarship. He was a three-year starter and was named All-ACC in 1978 as an offensive lineman. Mr. Kenney graduated from Clemson with a degree in administrative management in 1978. After playing football in the NFL for eight years, including a trip to the Super Bowl in 1980, he returned home and began developing real estate in 1988. He believes that people who help build homes and communities should participate in local civic organizations. Kenney is an active member of the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce. He is a past member of the board of directors and Executive Board of the Chamber. In 1998 & 2001, he chaired both of the successful Raleigh Road Bond Campaigns. In 2006, he was inducted into the Clemson University Hall of Fame and was recently named one of the top 25 offensive linemen in the history of the ACC.