Steve Haskell, Senior Vice President

Steve Haskell serves as Senior Vice President at Kay Properties and Investments where he works closely with 1031 exchange and direct investment clients throughout the country. Steve heads-up the firm’s San Diego office where he is considered one of Southern California’s expert Delaware Statutory Trust investments real estate investment professionals. Through his extensive network of established accredited investors, Steve has helped Kay Properties place $669.2 million in equity on behalf of investors in 2022.

Steve comes to Kay Properties and Investments after serving for seven years as an officer in the United States Air Force in the special operations community where he led small teams as well as a large staff of hundreds of military and civilian personnel. He has served in numerous locations around the world, including multiple deployments to Afghanistan and locations throughout Africa. Though Steve has retired from active duty, he still serves in the Air Force Reserves.

Prior to his military service, Steve worked in sales and marketing for multiple businesses, which included providing energy management solutions to institutional multifamily apartment owners.

Steve holds a Masters degree from the American Military University and a Bachelors in Accounting from Point Loma Nazarene University where he graduated as International Development Student of The Year for his work providing business education to entrepreneurs in impoverished areas in Mexico, Nicaragua, and San Diego.

Articles and Transactions that Highlight Steve Haskell

Six Ways to Ensure Your 1031 Exchange is Successfully Completed

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Kay Properties Helps Family Complete $36 Million 1031 Exchange Amid COVID Pandemic

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My wife and I were new to the 1031 exchange market. We were very professionally assisted in a 1031 exchange into 4 DST properties by Steve Haskell at Kay Properties. We actually met Steve at an information dinner where all my questions were answered and I was able to meet other Kay Properties investors. We are very pleased with Steve Haskell and Kay Properties

John B. - San Diego, CA.

Steve is a pleasure to work with. He is responsive and cares about your investment strategy. He also has the answer to questions regarding a particular investment, or will get the answer promptly.

Mike H. - Redondo Beach, CA.

Steve Haskell has been a wonderful contact for us. He presented us with a sample portfolio and helped us through the process of acquiring our various DSTs. His knowledge, communication skills, and timeliness in responding to us were very much appreciated.

Art & Jan O. - San Diego, CA.

Steve Haskell was a real pleasure to work with. Patiently walking my husband and myself through an area of real estate investing which was new to us. Steve’s professionalism and knowledge in answering our endless questions provided us with the information necessary to move forward with the DST investment. Steve truly cares about his clients.

Edmonds, WA.

I began working with Steve Haskell when searching for a viable vehicle to facilitate a 1031 exchange for the sale of my highly-appreciated property. Steve proved to be an invaluable asset. Not only was he very knowledgeable and informative, but he was very responsive and pleasant. I would recommend him a heartbeat.

Diana M. - Long Beach, CA.

Steve Kudos to you! It’s been a pleasure to effectively communicate/coordinate with you…I find it delightfully pleasant that you are readily accessible. And the one virtue I particularly cherish and appreciate is your timely responsiveness - a style amazingly similar to Dwight’s. From a client’s perspective, it’s a virtue that can make or break an affiliation - ‘cause it shows that you care and that you have clients’ interest in mind. Much appreciated! Thanks to you all,

David M. - Las Vegas, NV.

I worked with Steve Haskell through my first experience of investing in DST’s. Steve was extremely responsive and knowledgeable. I look forward to working with him again.

Andy G. - Arlington, VA.

These testimonials may not be representative of the experience of other clients. Past performance does not guarantee or indicate the likelihood of future results. These clients were not compensated for their testimonials. Please speak with your attorney and CPA before considering an investment.