Equity Financing

The private equity division of The Kalikow Group, Kalikow Equity Partners (KEP), is a private source of Joint Venture Equity and Mezzanine Financing for middle-market experienced Real Estate Developers, Operators, and Builders. Acquiring and developing properties for over 30 years, The Kalikow Group has been involved in the acquisition and development of over $1 billion of real estate assets. While our primary focus has been all aspects of the residential sector whereby we have been involved with the development of over 10,000 residential units, we also have experience in the retail and office sectors as well.

KEP focuses in two distinct disciplines:


  • Ground-up development and construction of rental housing, for-sale housing, lot development for national builders and shopping centers in growth markets across the country.
  • Purchase and repositioning of value-add assets in short-term depressed growth markets.

Core Plus:

  • Operation of higher quality assets across the metropolitan NY area which generate current income from operations.

Advantage to working with The Kalikow Group:

  • Quick turnaround time
  • Creative structuring
  • Relationship oriented
  • Extensive experience
  • Hands-on approach

Investment Philosophy

KEP’s investment philosophy is to seek transactions where it can draw upon its years of experience and industry knowledge to structure and close transactions quickly and creatively. Our team’s experience encompasses all aspects of real estate including acquisition, financing, legal, management, development, leasing, and construction management. Our talent has enabled us to implement our strategy in several target market areas across several product types.