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

Jeffrey E. Levine

Jeffrey E. Levine

Founder & Chairman of Douglaston Development LLC, Levine Builders, and Clinton Management LLC
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Michael Kaye

Michael Kaye

Chief Executive Officer
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	Steven Charno

Steven Charno

President
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Michael Kessler

Michael Kessler

Executive Vice President of Financial Operations
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Jed Resnick

Jed Resnick

Chief Operating Officer
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Neda B. Levy

Neda B. Levy

Chief Administrative Officer
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Allen Dzbanek

Allen Dzbanek

Senior Vice President of Design & Construction
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Benjamin Levine

Benjamin Levine

Executive Vice President of Finance and Acquisitions
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Russell Lang

Russell Lang

Senior Vice President
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Scott Davis, CPA

Scott Davis, CPA

Chief Financial Officer
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Ingrid Vega

Ingrid Vega

Executive Administrator
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Jennifer Zappa-Campo

Jennifer Zappa-Campo

Executive Administrator to Chairman
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Rizo Ramusevic

Rizo Ramusevic

Vice President – Risk Management and Insurance
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John Llewellyn

John Llewellyn

IT Director
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Olivia Kelly

DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES
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Project Managers

Graham Christianson

Graham Christensen

Project Manager
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Joel Kolkmann

Joel Kolkmann

Project Manager
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Anita Lu

Anita Lu

Project Manager
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Jessica Sherman

Jessica Sherman

Project Manager
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