Mitch Kessler is a former financial advisor with UBS Financial Services, Inc. as well as Sterne, Agee & Leach, where he worked within the Private Client group advising high net worth and ultra high net worth families. While at UBS, Mr. Kessler led the business development efforts for his team. He was also in charge of private banking services as well as helping clients identify investment opportunities and diversify their holdings.
Additionally, Mr. Kessler has over 18 years of experience in alternative investments, including real estate and other entrepreneurial ventures. He is currently leading new business development efforts for Ocean Capital Advisors.
Mr. Kessler holds numerous professional designations and is a highly qualified and experienced Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) with extensive knowledge and experience in financial advisory services, alternative investments, real estate, natural resources, and business development.
Prior to joining UBS, Mr. Kessler worked for his family’s real estate investment and development company. He also previously served as the Vice President of the US Southeast for North American Land, one of the country’s largest land development companies. To date, he has led over $200M in real estate developments. Additionally Mr. Kessler co-founded a successful specialty petrochemical company located in Houston, Texas.
Mr. Kessler graduated from Auburn University with a Bachelor of Science degree in International Business. During his time at Auburn University, he studied Spanish and International Business abroad in Salamanca, Spain.