Lee Kiser is Co-Founder, Principal and Managing Broker of Kiser Group, Chicagoland’s leading mid-market multifamily brokerage firm. Founded in 2005 by Lee and his partner, Estella Kiser (General Counsel, Kiser Group), the firm assists private investors and property owners with the acquisition and disposition of both stabilized and value-add multifamily properties – including vintage courtyard and walk-up buildings, mid-rises and garden-style apartment complexes – as well as mixed-use developments throughout the Chicago area. Lee is also an active broker with a career transaction volume more than $3 Billion.
In addition to Kiser Group, Lee is an investor in KIG CRE, an institutional multifamily brokerage firm and Enodo, an automated underwriting platform for multifamily real estate.
Lee holds a BS in business from the Kenan Flagler Business School at The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Lee is a member of the Forbes Real Estate Council and an active contributing writer to Forbes.com. Lee is also actively involved in various commercial real estate organizations. These include the Leadership Council of The Preservation Compact (a group formed in conjunction with the MacArthur Foundation to discuss and implement solutions toward the preservation of affordable housing in Chicago), the Lincoln Park Builders of Chicago and the National Multifamily Housing Council. Lee also mentors real estate students at The Kellstadt Graduate School of Business at DePaul University. In his spare time, Lee enjoys working out, traveling and performing with his band, 6FM.