Kevin Jappaya is a seasoned real estate professional with more than 17 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.
Executive Vice Chairman – Chaldean American Chamber of Commerce
Executive Vice Chairman – Chaldean Community Foundation
Board Member – Mike Ilitch School of Business at Wayne State University
Past President – Michigan Commercial Board of Realtor (CBOR)
Member – Innovating Commerce Serving Communities (ICSC)
Certified Commercial Investment Member designee (CCIM)
2013 – DBusiness Magazine “30 in Their Thirties” Honoree
2014 – Emerging Leader Award Recipient from the Mike Ilitch School of Business at Wayne State University
2019 – Michigan CCIM Chapter Award Recipient
2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 – Best of the Best Top Brokers by Midwest Real Estate News
2020 – Inducted into the Midwest Commercial Real Estate Hall of Fame
CoStar Power Broker numerous years
Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a Major in Accounting, Magna Cum Laude from Wayne State University