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

Verified Expert  in Finance

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.

Career Highlights

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

Education Highlights

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

Case Studies

Work Experience

Managing Partner

2016 - PRESENT
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

Vice President

2011 - 2016
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

Management Consultant

2004 - 2009
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, Biotechnology
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


Private Equity, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Forecasting, Fundraising, Market Research

Output Software

Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint

Industry Expertise

Commercial Real Estate, Real Estate, Banking & Finance, Pharmaceuticals

Geographic Expertise

United States

Data & Analysis Software

Microsoft Access


Acquisitions, Partnerships, Loans, Excel Modeling, Investment Modeling, Investment Analysis, Business Strategy, Finance, Private Equity Consultant, Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT), Advisory, Investing, Corporate, Strategy, Marketing Strategy, Sales Strategy, Industrial Value-add, Statistics, Biotechnology, Medical Devices, Life Science

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