Kris Yankasammy

Mr. Yankasammy joined the Property Management Department of RK Properties in 1999. He was recognized as one of the top Community Managers by the Apartment Association of Southern California and quickly rose to the position of Regional Supervisor. As Supervisor he was able to share his vast customer service skills with his team of community managers.

His computer knowledge helped the transition at ground level as RK Properties began expansion that made computer access at the property level a necessity. With the company’s adoption of the Yardi Property Management system, he became a leading force in manager training as well as assisting in tailoring the system to fit RK requirements. As a member of the property management’s due diligence team, he aided in the streamlining and computerization of the process, helping to provided sound and reasonable data on which acquisition decisions could be made.

In March 2005 Mr. Yankasammy joined the Sales and Acquisitions team. Initially he was tasked with expanding the market research, underwriting and due diligence process for new product acquisitions and dispositions. In 2007 he initiated the market and on the ground research that lead to the company’s expansion into Florida through the RK Opportunity Fund’s purchase of the distressed properties. While at RK Properties, he has been integral in the acquisition and disposition of $530,000,000 in multifamily real estate. He has also acquired and processed $200,000,000 in financing including twelve refinances in the past eighteen months that reduced the average mortgage payment by 35%.