The principals of APF Properties – Kenneth Aschendorf and Berndt Perl – combine for over 40 years of experience in the real estate business. They bring extensive, diverse and complementary skills to the daily operations of the enterprise and have demonstrated a uniquely focused ability to create value in the most competitive of environments or challenging market cycles.


Kenneth Aschendorf began his professional career at Artic Electric Corporation, a 30-year-old established electrical contracting company servicing many of NY’s largest landlords and management companies. In 1995 he pursued his life-long goal and shifted into real estate and together with Berndt Perl, founded APF Properties. Kenny has over 20 years of experience in the real estate business. He was awarded a BS in Management Sciences from New York University and a BS in Electrical Engineering from the New York Institute of Technology.


After graduating from Harvard Business School in 1984, Berndt joined Greenwich Associates, a financial service consulting firm, as an Associate. He became Managing Director in 1993 and built up the firm’s European business. Berndt was instrumental in developing Greenwich Associates from a modestly sized U.S. firm to one of the leading global research/consulting firms for professional financial services. After leaving Greenwich Associates, he founded APF Properties with Kenneth Aschendorf. In addition to his MBA from Harvard University, Berndt received a BS from Duke University and has obtained a CPA.