Garrett Kelleher

Garrett Kelleher

Dublin, Ireland

Property, Film, Sport & Education

Garrett Kelleher is an Irish real estate developer and businessman with additional corporate interests in finance, film and education.

Kelleher was born in Dublin, Ireland. Educated at Belvedere College, Trinity College Dublin where he studied Mathematics and California University, PA which he attended on a full tennis scholarship.

After completing his education, Kelleher returned to the US in 1985 where he started and grew a contracting and development business primarily involved in loft conversion in Chicago. He moved back to Dublin in 1996 and created Shelbourne Development. Before the 2008 economic crash, Shelbourne was active in the Chicago, Dublin, London, Paris and Brussels markets with projects of approx. $5Bn underway.

Kelleher is currently the CEO of Lightstream Entertainment who have a presence in Dublin, LA and Melbourne producing and providing production services.

Kelleher also heads up Playstream Capital, a film finance provider.

Kelleher is the Executive Chairman and sole owner of St. Patrick's Athletic FC, the leading Inchicore, Dublin based Irish Premier League soccer club.

At the request of Mayor Daley, Garrett was involved with the Chicago's 2016 bid for the Olympics and has sat on the boards of a number of University, Financial bodies over the course of his career.

Garrett is married to Maeve, they have seven children.