Daniel Kaufthal

Principal

Before joining Katz Properties in 2008, Daniel had been an advisor to the firm since its inception in 2003, and an active partner in all of its projects. He is responsible for managing the due diligence process and loan execution for all of the company’s acquisitions, and he oversees all financial activity for the company and its portfolio.

Prior to joining Katz Properties in 2008, Daniel was Vice President of Celestial Capital Group, where he focused primarily on acquisitions of value-add office and retail properties in the New York metropolitan area. He was also involved in the management of Celestial’s existing portfolio of office and retail properties.

Daniel started his career in the real estate industry at Roseland Property Company, where he trained in a comprehensive development management program that included positions in finance, construction budget estimating and on-site construction management. As an Assistant Development Manager he was part of a team that was responsible for the oversight of all aspects of a $1.7 Billion, 200+ acre master-planned luxury residential (6,500 units) and mixed use (2,000,000+ SF office/retail/hotel) development including entitlements, market analysis, design development, legal and financial planning, construction scheduling, residential marketing and sales and retail lease-up.

Daniel holds a B.S. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania and is a member of ICSC and ULI.

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