About Andrew Owen
Louisville Metro Council
601 W. Jefferson Street
Louisville, KY 40202
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Andrew Owen was elected to Metro Council to serve a four-year term in 2022. In 2023, he serves as a member of the Budget & Appropriations Committee, Equity, Community Affairs, Housing, Health & Education Committee, and Public Safety Committee.
Andrew Owen is a Louisville native and a product of the Jefferson County Public School system. He has an undergraduate degree in history and urban planning from the University of Virginia and studied real estate and finance at Johns Hopkins University. He began his career working in affordable housing and community development in Washington, DC, and purchased his first investment property in the Adams Morgan neighborhood of Washington -- a four-unit, historic, brownstone. Upon returning to Louisville in 2004, Mr. Owen co-founded Preston Thomas Properties, a small, family-owned, commercial real estate investment, management, and brokerage company, where he serves as its President and Principal Broker.
Mr. Owen served on the energy and environment committee for Governor Andy Beshear’s transition team and is a current board member of the Louisville Arena Authority and the Cabbage Patch Settlement House. Mr. Owen is also a longtime member and elder at Highland Presbyterian Church, and is a member of the Greater Louisville Association of Realtors. Mr. Owen is the past president of the Belgravia Court Neighborhood Association, a former board member at the Old Louisville Information Center, and served on the board of the Old Louisville Neighborhood Council.
Mr. Owen is married to Nancy, has two children, Evelyn (12) and Thomas (9), 3 gray cats (Sloan, Winnie, and Gracie) and one Bernese Mountain Dog (Charles D).