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Principal and Founder: Adam Kessner

Strategy Focus: Private Equity, Real Estate

Geographic Coverage: United States, Canada


Adam Kessner  |  Principal and Founder

Adam Kessner is the Principal and Founder of Paddington Stone Capital. Mr. Kessner leads Paddington Stone Capital’s investment marketing efforts on behalf of proven managers specializing in real estate. Prior to launching Paddington Stone, Mr. Kessner served as the Chief Executive Officer of multiple real estate brokerage firms he founded including Vertical City Realty in New York City, Paddington Stone Realty in Westchester County, NY and Fairfield County, CT, which focused on residential leasing and sales, as well as Paddington Stone Commercial Strategies in Westchester County, which focused on commercial real estate.

The Kessner family is a significant player in New York City real estate, operating under the K5 Equities umbrella. Early exposure to the complexities of New York City real estate provided Mr. Kessner with unique and valuable insights. Mr. Kessner graduated from the University of Rhode Island with a B.S. in Finance. Mr. Kessner earned his Master’s Degree in Business from San Diego State University with a concentration in Entrepreneurship. Mr. Kessner currently holds the Series 7 and 63 registrations with FINRA. Mr. Kessner serves on the Board of Directors for Steve’s Camp at Horizon Farms, a non-profit organization founded by the Kessner family in 2009 dedicated to providing a unique experience to underserved New York City teens.