Sevdet (Steve) Kukaj is a Resident Manager with over 31 years of experience in the industry. Sevdet served as a Business Agent, Organizer and Grievance Representative for SEIU 32BJ for 10 years before becoming a Resident Manager. During that period, he represented between 2,000 – 4000 union members and over 300 buildings, possessing extensive knowledge of the union contract, the arbitration process and negotiating collective agreements. His experience at the union has allowed him to carefully navigate and deal with all employee and building issues diligently. He also traveled to other states during contract negotiations to help and support fellow union members. Every campaign he was involved in resulted in success to the fullest.
For the past 8 years, Sevdet has worked for Brown Harris Stevens and is currently the Resident Manager at the Galleria Condominiums. Understanding the importance of leadership, management, preventive maintenance, budgeting and knowing how to manage a large team is the key to his success. Sevdet’s goals are to keep costs as low as possible, motivate staff to perform at their best and improve the building’s overall operations by instituting key initiatives as set forth by the board and management.
Sevdet enjoys traveling, fishing and golf. Most of all he enjoys helping others and making
connections in the industry.