CEO Signature Group Investments, Signature Community Investment Group, Signature Community Management

Nickolas W. Jekogian, III, a New York City-based real estate entrepreneur, is President and CEO of Signature Group Investments and its related subsidiaries; Chair of the Board of Presidential Realty REIT; Manager of EarlyStage.NYC Fund, a technology investment fund; an advisor and board member for portfolio companies; founder and resident of Walden Monterey, an exclusive California community of residents focused on living in nature to reconnect with family, friends and self.

With over 25 years of real estate development and investment experience, Jekogian has been a principal in more than $2 billion in investments, 5,000 residential units and over 1 million square feet of retail space.

Jekogian 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 training for and competing in these events together.

Jekogian serves as an advisor to various social enterprises founded by Ashoka and TED Fellows worldwide and serves on the board of Paradigm Initiative Nigeria, a social enterprise that prepares and connects Nigerian youth with career opportunities in technology. He is a long-term member, former NYC Chapter Chair, and Regional Board Member of YPO (Young Presidents Organization).

When not traveling the world, Jekogian resides in NYC with his wife, Yael, and two teenage daughters.