Ken is a seasoned creative executive with a broad spectrum of successes in Arts and Cultural Institution management, higher education communications, and Broadway talent and tour management.
An avid outdoor enthusiast and dog lover, Ken’s real estate career began in Ulster County, NY, where he honed his philosophy to always create rewarding client experiences, with honesty and integrity serving as the cornerstones of his “attic-to-crawlspace” approach to each transaction.
Today, Ken is a licensed salesperson in New York and Pennsylvania, with expertise in primary and secondary residences and investment properties in these areas.
Prior to real estate sales, Ken was the interim executive director of Historic Richmond Town where he launched the crowd-favorite Tavern Terrace BBQ & Beer Garden and concert series, the sell-out After Dark Tours, and the Capital Project Scope Development for NYC’s Department of Cultural Affairs and the 40 landmarked structures cared for by the Staten Island Historical Society. He also served as the communications and marketing director at CUNY College of Staten Island for 17 years and executive officer with Liza Minnelli Inc. for 12 years.
Ken has a demonstrated committed to diversity and inclusion, public and community partnerships, and honest communications. His competencies include digital marketing strategy and messaging, carpentry and electrical work, home theater and smart-home installations, and general contracting and property management.
Ken earned the National Association of Realtor’s Seniors Real Estate Specialist® designation while working with Westwood Metes & Bounds Realty and Nutshell Realty in Ulster County in the 2000s. Ken is a graduate student in Arts and Business Administration at CUNY Baruch, and holds a Bachelors in Communications and a Bachelors in English Literature from St. John’s University.
Real Estate Designations, Certifications, and Affiliations:
Seniors Real Estate Specialist® (designation pending)
At Home with Diversity (certification pending)
Green Realtor (certification pending)
Salmon Real Estate, DeHart Real Estate Team (Richmond County, NY)
Davis R. Chant Realtors (Pike and Wayne Counties, PA)
Ken’s community and professional distinctions, current and recent, include:
Service Above Self Award, Gateway Rotary
24th Annual National Advertising Award for Television
Certificate in Leadership and Ethics, Kennesaw State University
Department of Cultural Affairs Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Working Group
Staten Island Historical Society. Secretary to the Board, Governance and Nominating Committee Chair
Staten Island Chamber of Commerce Marketing Committee
City University of New York Public Relations Officers Council
College of Staten Island Committee of Campus Communicators Chair
Marshall, Committee Member, Norwegian Independence Day Parade
American Marketing Association
New York State Communication Association
Public Relations Society of America