American Real Estate Partners is a fully integrated private real estate investment company operating in major markets along the Eastern Seaboard of the United States. Its co-founders, Douglas E. Fleit, Chief Executive Officer and Brian L. Katz, President & Chief Operating Officer have assembled one of the most experienced real estate operating platforms in the country.
The principals of American Real Estate Partners currently own, through affiliated entities, a total of approximately 7.3 million square-feet of class A office and flex assets in some of the top tier markets of the Northeast, including Washington, D.C., Northern Virginia, Suburban Maryland, Raleigh-Durham and Northern New Jersey.
American Real Estate Partners takes our fiduciary responsibilities seriously. We provide our partners with thoughtful insights and multiple strategies. American Real Estate Partners’ communication is constant and thorough so that intelligent decisions can be made by all parties. Our reporting is of the highest standards and we bring transparency to every aspect of our operation and each investment.
Whether an asset is core or opportunistic, the mission of American Real Estate Partners is to create value, balanced against a backdrop of managing risk. Our transactions are conservatively underwritten with prudent and moderate debt levels with sufficient reserves for interest, capital and leasing expenses as well as appropriate levels of working capital. American Real Estate Partners couples this conservative approach with a very aggressive implementation of the collective strategy required in order to maximize the value of each investment.