Nickolas W. Jekogian, III, is a real estate entrepreneur, an extreme athlete, and an advisor to and investor in a number of social enterprises.
Nick is President and CEO of Signature Group Investments and its related subsidiaries. With over 25 years of real estate development and investment experience he has been a principal in more than $2 billion in investments, 5,000 residential units, and over 1 million square feet of retail space.
Mr. Jekogian serves as Chair of the Board of Presidential Realty REIT; Manager of Earlystage.nyc fund, a technology investment fund; and Advisor/Board Member for portfolio companies.
Nick has competed in marathons, ultra—marathons, multi—day races and triathlons in distances of over 280 miles. He and his brother published a book, Your Turn, about their experiences in the sport.
Mr. Jekogian is an advisor to various social enterprises for Ashoka and TED fellows worldwide. He serves on the board of Paradigm Initiative Nigeria, a social enterprise that prepares and connects Nigerian youth with career op— portunities in technology. He is also a long—term member, former NYC chapter Chair, and region board member of YPO (Young Presidents Organization).
When not traveling the world, Jekogian resides in NYC with his wife, Yael, and two teenage daughters.