Michael Kaye

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Michael Kaye is President of DD Nationwide and former CEO of Douglaston Development. DD Nationwide, launched in 2020, is a strategic move by Douglaston Development to expand its U.S. footprint beyond the New York Metropolitan area and Arizona, where development is currently underway. 

DD Nationwide’s portfolio includes a 47-story residential tower currently in the predevelopment phase in the Belltown neighborhood of Seattle, as well as development projects in Arizona and the greater Southwest, including Vista Winds in Peoria, Arizona. Upon completion, Vista Winds will feature 216 units of senior housing along with a 300-unit multifamily community.

Prior to joining the company, Mr. Kaye worked as an attorney in private practice specializing in transactional real estate. Mr. Kaye previously served as an Assistant Attorney General on the executive staff of New York State Attorney General Robert Abrams.

Mr. Kaye currently serves on the board of directors of the not-for-profit organization Urban Pathways. He is a board member of the New York State Association for Affordable Housing and is also the former Chair of the Brooklyn Real Estate Roundtable.

Mr. Kaye holds his B.A. from the University of Rochester and his J.D. from SUNY Buffalo.