Mr. Smith co-founded Regal Ventures in 2019 and serves as a Managing Partner. He is responsible for shaping the firm’s investment vision as well as strategically scaling its portfolio. Mr. Smith leads the Investment platform, which includes sourcing, structuring, and executing transactions. He co-leads the firm’s expansion of capital partners with a focus on family offices, private equity, and institutional investors.
Prior to forming Regal, Mr. Smith led the Cohen Family Office across their real estate strategies. The office primarily focused on opportunistic through core-plus investments in gateway markets across the United States. Inclusive of his time at the Cohen Family Office and Regal, Mr. Smith has led an aggregate of over $500M in investments across debt and equity asset classes.
Mr. Smith began his career in commercial real estate as an Acquisitions Associate at another New York City based family office. Prior to this position, he spent time acquiring and raising equity for multi-family property investments.
Mr. Smith graduated from The George Washington University and currently resides in New Jersey with his wife and two children.