Steven Krieger, a founding partner of The Engel Burman Group, is an attorney and developer of commercial properties and multi-family housing developments. He has been in the real estate industry since 1986 and has repositioned and managed retail and office buildings for private and institutional owners, including ABN-AMRO Bank. Steven has spearheaded acquisitions and financing for The Engel Burman Group since its inception. His accomplishments include the first attainment of an Industrial Development Agency funding (IDA) for an assisted living community in the State of New York. Steven has secured the land use approvals and the municipal entitlements for The Bristal Assisted Living locations, the group’s flagship line of Assisted Living communities and also secured the entitlements for over 2,500 housing units in the tri-state area.
Steven works in the trenches uncovering viable and profitable residential and commercial real estate opportunities, and fast-tracking these deals into successful developments. Along the way, he has obtained entitlements, secured financing and paved the way for accelerated construction — concept to completion. Steven has led the company foray into the purchasing of notes and mortgages from institutional lenders including Metropolitan Bank, Capital One Bank and The Bank of Smithtown.
Steven is a founder and executive board member of The Long Island Real Estate Group; a board member of the Long Island Housing Partnership and Vision Long Island. He contributes his free time weekly in winter months to teaching basketball to special needs children with autism related disorders, in addition to being a board member of Roslyn Booster Basketball. Steven graduated cum laude from Tulane University and studied abroad at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He completed his law degree at Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University, and established a scholarship honoring his father at the same: The Maxwell Krieger Real Estate Scholarship. He also founded the Maxwell Krieger Pancreatic Cancer Research and Surgery Fund at North Shore Long Island Jewish Hospital. He was admitted to the New York State Bar in 1986.