Team

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.
Phillip

PHILLIP JAFFE

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.

IRVIN KESSLER

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.

Diane

DIANE PETERSON

Chief Operating Officer

Diane Peterson joined Provident Real Estate Ventures in 2013 bringing over 30 years of broad real estate sales, management, operations, finance, and marketing experience.

Patrick

PATRICK SCHWINGHAMMER

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.

Blake

BLAKE CARROLL

Real Estate Development Manager

Blake joined Provident Real Estate Ventures as Real Estate Development Manager in January 2019 with a significant background in real estate developments.