Martin Kemeny, Finance Expert in San Francisco, CA, United States

Martin Kemeny

Finance Expert

San Francisco, CA, United States
Toptal Member Since
February 10, 2017

Martin is a real estate private equity executive and ex-management consultant. He has completed more than $200 million in real estate projects and advised Fortune 500 companies on a range of commercial issues. As a freelancer, he has completed assignments related to real estate funds, investments, and startups. When not freelancing, he is working on Battery Alexander Realty Capital—a lending platform focused on real estate development investment.

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Career Highlights

Managing Partner
Battery Alexander Partners
Vice President
Marcus & Millichap | Hanover Financial LLC


Master of Business Administration (MBA)
University of California, Berkeley
Bachelor's Degree
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Industry Expertise

FinanceBankingPharmaceuticalsReal EstateBiotechnology

Software Expertise

Microsoft ExcelMicrosoft PowerPoint

Other Expertise

AcquisitionsFinancial Planning & Analysis (FP&A)Investment ModelingPrivate Equity

Work Experience

2016 - PRESENT

Managing Partner

Battery Alexander Partners
  • Managed and set overall strategy for the firm; including setting investment criteria, negotiating real estate loans, and raising capital to provide loan funds from third parties.
  • Identified, analyzed, and completed real estate investments.
  • Provided advisory services to select clients. (Example assignments include raising equity for a multifamily development fund, rebalancing a family office's real estate portfolio, and analyzing value-add investments for a private equity firm).
  • Managed and motivated Battery Alexander employees and contractors.
Focus areas: Advisory, Real Estate
2011 - 2016

Vice President

Marcus & Millichap | Hanover Financial LLC
  • Sourced, negotiated, and closed $200 million in real estate investments.
  • Managed an existing portfolio of investments, partnering with CEOs and senior staff of entities in which we had invested.
  • Managed companies' outside and inside legal counsel, consultants, and other third party vendors.
  • Led the internal staff to accomplish investment and asset management goals. This role included high-level management and review of ongoing project reporting and analysis, identification of asset management issues, and resolution of those issues with the senior management teams of our operating companies.
  • Assisted in board-level reporting of results and business planning.
Focus areas: Strategy, Corporate, Acquisitions, Investing, Real Estate
2004 - 2009

Management Consultant

ZS Associates
  • Led consulting engagements with Fortune 500 companies in the medical industry.
  • Completed projects focused on sales, marketing, and commercial operations—leading teams of 2-4 consultants.
  • Interfaced with senior client staff—delivering results of our work and analysis.
  • Reorganized the 200 person commercial operations team (included sales, marketing, sales operations, and clinical support team) of a medical device manufacturer—allowing them to keep pace with a growing competitor.
  • Completed sales force sizing and deployment planning for a pharmaceutical sales team, boosting sales by 15% year over year.
  • Completed the launch plan and situation analysis for a new blockbuster biotech product, laying the groundwork for its launch and follow on R&D investment.
  • Redesigned the forecast and FP&A models for a $500 million/year biotech product; working with a diverse team to collect data and qualitative inputs to drive assumptions and improve model accuracy.
Focus areas: Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Forecasting, Sales Strategy, Marketing Strategy, Pharmaceuticals, Medical Devices, Biotech


2009 - 2011

Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Business Administration

University of California, Berkeley - Berkeley, CA, USA

2000 - 2004

Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration

University of Wisconsin-Madison - Madison, WI, USA