About Us

Fortis Property Group, LLC is a real estate investment, operating and development company. Its real estate projects include the ownership, development and management of Class A office, multi-family residential condominiums and rentals, and industrial properties.

Today, Fortis manages millions of square feet of commercial and residential property in various U.S. locations.

In New York City, Fortis’ residential projects are concentrated in the boroughs of Manhattan and Brooklyn. Office projects are located in Boston, New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Dallas, Texas, as well as industrial properties that are located around the United States. Fortis affiliates also hold a significant portfolio of properties overseas, with a focus in the United Kingdom.

Overall, in the last several years, Fortis has acquired, developed, managed or invested in more than eight million square feet of properties across the U.S. The company’s headquarters is located in Brooklyn, NY.

Louis Kestenbaum is a founding member and Chairman of Fortis Property Group, LLC. Joel Kestenbaum, his son, also is a founding member and serves as President.

As a vertically integrated owner / operator, Fortis employs professionals from wide-ranging real estate disciplines, including acquisitions and dispositions, property and asset management, development and construction, capital markets, legal and accounting. The company’s principals and senior management team have invested and operated in varied markets through all phases of the real estate cycle and have extensive and longstanding relationships with every type of stakeholder in the real estate community, including sales and leasing brokers, private and institutional lenders and investors, and investment banks.