Founder & Managing Partner
Cove Property Group
Kevin Hoo is the Founder and Managing Partner of Cove Property Group. Mr. Hoo has developed significant joint venture and capital partner relationships throughout his career and is responsible for the acquisition, financing and asset management of Cove’s portfolio. Mr. Hoo has overseen in excess of $3 billion of direct real estate transactions, as well as development and capital projects throughout his career and has negotiated over one million square feet of leases across 90 separate transactions.
Mr. Colao is an engineer and holds a B.S.C.E. degree from NJIT, where he serves on the Board of Overseers for the university and on the Board of Advisors for the School of Architecture and Design. He is an active member of YPO and has held positions for several charitable organizations. He recently won the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2017 Award for the New York Region, in the Real Estate, Construction and Hospitality category. EY’s global program recognizes individuals who excel in areas such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.
Mr. Colao leads his executive team at CNY Group an innovative forward-thinking building company that has led the way for “open shop” construction of large scale projects, and specializes in repurposing/reconstruction of existing properties. CNY is currently managing over $1.2 billion in projects in New York City.