About JKV


John Kralik

Mr. Kralik is the Founder and Managing Partner of JKV Capital. Mr. Kralik began his career in commercial real estate and over the last 12 years has become an industry leader in investing in residential real estate. Throughout his career, Mr. Kralik has partnered with Goldman Sachs, Colony Capital and KKR backed firms to execute on over 10,000 residential real estate investments in the single-family space. This equates to over $1 billion of private investment capital into Single Family housing. Mr. Kralik graduated from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles and is an active member of YPO (Young Presidents Organization).

Nick Smith

Mr. Smith is a Partner with JKV Capital. Mr. Smith previously led private investment deal sourcing for a group comprised of high net worth investors and family offices.  Mr. Smith also led business development for Angelo, Gordon & Co., an alternative investment firm managing over $30 billion in assets globally and headquartered in New York, with a focus on acquiring office and industrial real estate. He has also worked at McColl Partners, a middle-market investment bank, advising business owners and shareholders in M&A and private capitalizations.  Mr. Smith graduated with honors from Louisiana State University with a BS and MS in Economics and Finance. He also earned his MBA from The Wharton School at The University of Pennsylvania.

What Sets Us Apart


At JKV, we know our clients take pride in where they live. When you work with JKV, you can trust that we would never lease or sell a home that we would not want to live in ourselves.



Our collective experience spans thousands of single and multi-family rehab and rentals throughout the country.



JKV moves beyond financial models and brings a detailed approach to each asset, driving significant investor value.


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