The Ashtin Group's commitment to performance excellence is demonstrated through the required ongoing in-service training and education of our Management Executives and other in-house professionals who serve our valued clients. Our internal business structure provides incentives to these professionals to seek industry and other certifications in order to ensure the most knowledgeable, most expert delivery of services. In addition to the Management Executive, Controller, Financial Analyst, bookkeeper, and assistant(s) assigned to each property, the following Ashtin Group Executive Team oversees all our work on behalf of our clients:

Leslie Kaminoff

Leslie Kaminoff, RAM, NYARM, CMCA, LCAM
Chief Executive Officer

Recently named by SmartCEO magazine as a Chief Executive Officer operating one of the 50 fastest-growing companies with headquarters in New York, Leslie Kaminoff is a recognized industry leader dedicated to the highest standard of client service.

Before founding AKAM in 1983, Mr. Kaminoff was Director of Property Management and Assistant Director of Real Estate for Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City. There, he oversaw the development of housing for hospital staff as well as acquisition of property for use by the hospital. Since establishing AKAM Living Services, he has cultivated a reputation for himself and the AKAM name as one of the nation’s premier providers of exceptional real estate services.


A management industry leader, Mr. Kaminoff has studied the principles of gold star service and hospitality through the Ritz-Carlton Executive Leadership Program, and he has instilled those principles into each of his companies.  He is actively committed to the professionalization of the real estate service industry, and has served as a Governor of the New York Chapter of Registered Apartment Managers (RAM) and an Adjunct Professor at New York University’s Real Estate Institute.  He is a frequent speaker at industry seminars, the author of numerous articles, author of the book, What to Expect From Your Property Manager, and co-author of the book, How To Choose The Right Management Company For Your Residential Property: A Decision-Maker's Guide.  


In his more than three decades of contribution to the real estate service sector, Mr. Kaminoff has been an active participant in, and has been consistently celebrated by, various industry associations, including Associated Builders and Owners of Greater New York, the Rent Stabilization Association, the Real Estate Board of New York, and the New York Association of Realty Managers (NYARM), which has recognized him with the coveted Dedicated to the Industry Award. 

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Michael BerensonMichael Berenson, NYARM

President Michael Berenson is responsible for overseeing the operations of all companies under the AKAM Living Services umbrella. For The Ashtin Group, Mr. Berenson works closely with CEO Leslie Kaminoff and Vice President Michael Rogoff on client retention, new business development, and corporate strategy. Mr. Berenson is the recipient of numerous industry awards, including Habitat magazine's Management Achievement Award for Finance, which he has won twice.

Michael Rogoff
Senior Vice President

As Senior Vice President and a member of the AKAM Living Services, Inc. Executive Echelon, Michael Rogoff is responsible for ensuring that the internal operations of all AKAM Living Services companies, including The Ashtin Group, are of a uniformly superior quality. Working with each internal department � including Management, Finance and Accounting, Payroll, and Closings and Transfers � Mr. Rogoff analyzes and fine-tunes all processes and procedures with a specific eye toward efficiency and client service. Mr. Rogoff is a seasoned property management professional and holds an MBA with a concentration in Finance.


Corporate Headquarters - New York
260 Madison Avenue, 12th Floor
New York, NY 10016
Phone: 212.986.0001
Fax: 212.986.0002
Corporate Headquarters - Florida
1815 Griffin Road, Suite 101
Dania Beach, FL 33004
Broward: 954.843.2526
Miami-Dade: 305.830.2526
Palm Beach: 561.994.4870
Fax: 954.922.4665
Corporate Counsel
Robert Lesser
Goetz Fitzpatrick LLP.
One Penn Plaza
Suite 3100
New York, NY 10119