Background & Experience
Kermit oversees the strategic direction of NAI Rivergate. Kermit is a sought-after strategic real estate advisor and financial management resource with broad management experience in real estate finance, financial management, financial analysis, deal structuring, contract management and project management. Kermit works closely with decision makers to achieve client goals and provide superior value. He is a seasoned financial consultant who works with both senior management officials and corporate advisors to assess and advise on the financial impacts of sweeping changes to corporate financial reporting obligations and lease accounting standards being brought about by the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) in the USA and the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB). These accounting changes are having a profound future effect on the way companies handle lease negotiations and the corporate groups who participate in these decisions.
Kermit is President and CEO of Brighton Kass Group – a real estate investment management company. Kermit also provides succession planning and business transition services for corporate clients who are either contemplating an exit or who are in the process of preparing for the sale of their business. Kermit has over 16 years of business management experience and is a seasoned business consultant.
Kermit is a strategic thinker and market maker and has served as a strategic advisor for various private sector and Federal government clients.
Professional Associations & Designations
Member of the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB)
Member of the Ottawa Real Estate Board (OREB)
Member of the Ontario Real Estate Association (OREA)
Member of the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA)
Member of NAIOP
Member of ICSC
Member of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG)