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Experience. Proven Track Record. Market Insight. Success.

K5 Equities is a multi-functional, family-owned private equity real estate investment firm that focuses on acquiring, managing, adding value and repositioning various classes of real estate assets in the New York City metropolitan area.

The principals of K5 Equities have either bought, sold or currently own property valued, in the aggregate, an amount approaching $1 Billion.



Exceptional People. Extraordinary Results.


Prior to founding K5 Equities, Steve Kessner was the founder and Chief Executive Officer of The RE Group of Companies, an umbrella entity comprised of functional real estate related companies including funding & finance, property management and construction. Beginning in 1980, working with a small group of investors and a few million dollars of capital, Steve has bought, sold or currently owns property approaching a value of nearly $1 billion.

Steve graduated from Dartmouth College, class of 1973, with a BS in Economics.



Michael Kessner began working for Steve Kessner’s business in the 1990s and was promoted in 2002 to Vice President responsible for overseeing management, construction and maintenance of his father’s portfolio. In 2011, Steve Kessner and Michael Kessner partnered and have since bought and sold property in excess of $350 million in Manhattan, Westchester County and Fairfield County. Michael oversees all aspects of the property and asset management of K5's real estate holdings while also sourcing new acquisitions.

Michael graduated from New York University, class of 2002, with a BA.

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