Kevin Jappaya is a seasoned real estate professional with more than 14 years of experience in helping clients achieve their real estate goals. He is known for his exceptional work ethic and the high degree of professionalism in which he conducts his business. After spending years at a local real estate brokerage firm, Kevin’s spirit and entrepreneurial vision led him to establish KJ Commercial. By establishing this firm, Kevin is able to provide clients with a full-service brokerage designed to be inventive, strategic and ever evolving. KJ Commercial was created to provide superior service in an ever-changing real estate market.
Kevin has solid long-standing relationships with many business leaders in the region, including lenders, court appointed receivers, developers, REITs and investors. He has completed numerous sale dispositions of office, retail and vacant land for lenders and court-appointed receivers. Kevin’s vast knowledge of finance, banking, and strategic planning helps clients close complex transactions. His versatility is evident in the range of his projects – from listing and selling investment properties across southeast Michigan to representing both tenants and landlords in office and retail lease transactions. Kevin approaches each project with an assertive, results-driven mind that yields optimal real estate solutions.
Kevin earned his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a Major in Accounting, Magna Cum Laude from Wayne State University. He currently is Vice President for the Commercial Board of Realtors (CBOR), on the Board of Visitors (BOV) for the Mike Ilitch School of Business at Wayne State University, and on the Board for the Chaldean-American Chamber of Commerce. Kevin is also involved in the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and is a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designee.
Kevin was featured in DBusiness Magazine as a “30 in Their Thirties” 2013 Honoree, was the 2014 recipient of the Wayne State University Mike Ilitch School of Business Emerging Leader Award and has been named a CoStar Power Broker numerous times.