Michael Kessler

Executive Vice President of Financial Operations

Mr. Kessler has been with the organization for more than 25 years, overseeing and managing the three companies’ financial teams. Mr. Kessler focuses on securing financing for projects and oversees the financing and accounting aspects of each project’s full life cycle from inception through disposition. Mr. Kessler is also a key advisor and member of the Executive Management team and shares responsibility in supervising the organization’s insurance and risk management departments, personnel assessment, and allocation of financial resources.

Mr. Kessler was an officer of the Queens Bronx Builders Association for many years and more recently served as a director on the New York/New Jersey Commercial Client Advisory Board for Capital One Banking group representing tristate real estate construction companies.

Community and Industry Involvement:

  • Currently serves as the President of Jewish National Fund’s Long Island Board
  • Co-chair of JNF’s corporate campaign for its National Conference in NYC in September 2016
  • Member of the JNF’s Go North and Israel Heritage Task Forces.
  • Served as the immediate past President of the Dix Hills Jewish Center
  • Vice Chairman of Parker Jewish Geriatric’s Associate Board
  • Vice President of the Long Island Chapter of the American Jewish Committee.

Mr. Kessler graduated Cum Laude from SUNY-Albany’s Business School with a B.S. in Accounting. He is a member of the NYS Society of Certified Public Accounts, and American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Michael Kessler

Executive and Senior Management Team

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Jeffrey E. Levine

Chairman of Douglaston Development LLC, Levine Builders, and Clinton Management LLC
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Ryan O’Connor

PRESIDENT
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Michael Kessler

Michael Kessler

Executive Vice President of Financial Operations
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	Ron Luft

Ron Luft

Vice President of Operations
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Regina Grady

Regina Grady

Director of Legal/Collections
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Daniel Oftring

Daniel Oftring

CPA, Director of Accounting
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Meredith Arouty Schuckman

Vice President of Affordable Leasing
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Joshua Young

VICE PRESIDENT OF MARKET RATE LEASING
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Troy Berman

Troy Berman

Director of New Construction
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Diane Franceschina

Diane Franceschina

Administrator to President
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Rizo Ramusevic

Rizo Ramusevic

Vice President – Risk Management and Insurance
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Olivia Kelly

DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES
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Brett Talmadge

Director of IT
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