The principals of Provident Real Estate Ventures, Irvin Kessler and Phillip Jaffe, have combined hedge fund expertise with real estate acumen to build Provident Real Estate Ventures. Provident’s investment approach capitalizes on a broad platform of seasoned professionals whose experience span all phases of property investments, developments, asset management and sales.


Principal & Chief Executive Officer

Phillip Jaffe partnered with Irv Kessler as a Principal of Provident Real Estate Ventures in 2013. Phillip is responsible for identifying development partners and acquiring assets that meet the investment criteria defined in Provident’s strategic plan while managing relationships with partners, investors, brokers, and financial institutions on a national level.


Principal & Chairman

After successfully investing together in various commercial real estate assets, Irvin Kessler and Phillip Jaffe formed Provident Real Estate Ventures in 2013. Irv will draw upon his extensive experience and success in the investment world to analyze real estate investments for the company.



Chief Financial Officer

Patrick joined Provident Advisors LLC in April 2002 as Chief Financial Officer and is responsible for all accounting, tax, regulatory and operational trading areas.