Mr. Smith co-founded Regal Ventures in 2019 and serves as a Managing Partner. He is responsible for directing the firm’s growth and investment vision as well as strategically scaling its partner network. Mr. Smith oversees new investments while leading the firms’ 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’s expansion efforts across their real estate platform. The office primarily focused on opportunistic through core-plus investments in gateway markets across the United States. Mr. Smith has led an aggregate of over $500M in investments across debt and equity asset classes.
Previously, Mr. Smith worked in acquisitions for another New York City based family office. He began his investment career in New York City investment sales and transitioned to raising capital and acquiring multi-family assets in Lehigh Valley, PA.
Mr. Smith graduated with a B.A. in Political Science from The George Washington University and currently resides in Madison, NJ with his wife and two children.