ecently named by SmartCEO magazine as a Chief Executive Officer operating one of the 50 fastest-growing companies with headquarters in New York, Leslie H. Kaminoff is a recognized industry leader dedicated to the highest standard of client service.
Before founding akam® in 1983, Mr. Kaminoff was Director of Property Management and Assistant Director of Real Estate for Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City. There, he oversaw the development of housing for hospital staff as well as acquisition of property for use by the hospital. Since establishing akam® Living Services, he has cultivated a reputation for himself and the akam® name as one of the nation’s premier providers of exceptional real estate services.
A management industry leader, Mr. Kaminoff has studied the principles of gold star service and hospitality through the Ritz-Carlton Executive Leadership Program, and he has instilled those principles into each of his companies. He is actively committed to the professionalization of the real estate service industry, and has served as a Governor of the New York Chapter of Registered Apartment Managers (RAM) and an Adjunct Professor at New York University’s Real Estate Institute. He is a frequent speaker at industry seminars, the author of numerous articles, author of the books, The Great Management Reset and What to Expect From Your Property Manager, and co-author of the book, How To Choose The Right Management Company For Your Residential Property: A Decision-Maker's Guide.
In his more than three decades of contribution to the real estate service sector, Mr. Kaminoff has been an active participant in, and has been consistently celebrated by, various industry associations, including Associated Builders and Owners of Greater New York, the Rent Stabilization Association, the Real Estate Board of New York, and the New York Association of Realty Managers (NYARM), which has recognized him with the coveted Dedicated to the Industry Award.
Leslie H. Kaminoff
RAM, NYARM, LCAM, CMCA
Founder and Chief Executive Officer of
akam Living Services, Inc.