Principal & Managing Director
Ari is the Principal & Managing Director of NJS Capital. He is responsible for sourcing and structuring the portfolio acquisitions, financings, and dispositions, in addition to being responsible for the overall management and strategy of the firm.
Prior to founding NJS, Ari was the asset manager for a third-generation owner/manager of commercial properties throughout the Greater Toronto Area. During this time, he was responsible for the successful acquisition and repositioning of several properties, more than doubling net operating income in many cases. Ari holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Yeshiva University’s Sy Syms School of Business and a Master of Science in Real Estate from New York University.
Principal & Managing Director
Hanan is the Principal & Managing Director of NJS Capital. He oversees the day-to-day functions of the business and is responsible for implementing the firm’s value-add strategy, managing key relationships, and streamlining operations.
Prior to founding NJS, Hanan spent over 15 years as a financial and credit analyst. This included stints at Merrill Lynch and IPC during the launch of their REIT. Hanan is a graduate of the Schulich School of Business where he earned an MBA with a specialization in Finance and Real Estate.
Director - Investments
J.P. is the Director of Investments at NJS Capital. His responsibilities include investment due diligence and capital analysis, as well as investor fundraising, reporting, and marketing.
Prior to joining NJS, J.P. spent three years at Foremost Financial raising capital from high-net worth individuals for private debt investments. J.P. is a graduate of Wilfrid Laurier University where he earned a BBA with a specialization in Finance and Economics.
Director – Property Management
Matthew is the Director of Property Management at NJS Capital. He oversees the entire portfolio and is responsible for the successful operation of each asset. Matthew is an experienced manager who has proven knowledge of all applicable laws and regulations governing residential and commercial properties.
Prior to joining NJS Capital, Matthew worked as a commercial real estate agent for Re/Max. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering and Management from McMaster University and an MBA from the DeGroote School of Business.
Director – Project Design
Hilary is the Director of Design at NJS Capital. She designs, manages, and prepares schedules for in-suite and common area upgrades in the firm’s portfolio.
Prior to joining NJS Capital, Hilary worked in property management and owned/operated her own interior design consulting company. Hilary graduated from York University with a BA in Urban Studies.
Mike is a Property Manager at NJS Capital. He ensures the buildings in the firm’s portfolio operate smoothy by managing tenant requests/issues, assigning duties to maintenance staff, contracting third-party services as needed, etc.
Prior to joining NJS Capital, Mike worked as a residential mortgage underwriter for First National Financial. Mike attended Ryerson University for a Bachelor of Commerce in Finance.
Gershen is a Project Manager at NJS Capital. He ensures the successful and timely completion of the firm’s various value-add projects.
Prior to joining NJS, Gershen worked in construction for a New York developer. Gershen is a graduate of Yeshiva University’s Rabbinical College of America.
Amir is a Project Manager at NJS Capital. He ensures the successful and timely completion of the firm’s various value-add projects.
Prior to joining NJS, Amir worked for Sparky Tools and Property Transformation Inc – a commercial builder. Amir attended George Brown College where he earned a diploma in Construction Science and Management.
Ezra is the Leasing Manager at NJS Capital. He ensures the successful and timely leasing of vacant suites in the firm’s portfolio.
Prior to joining NJS, Ezra worked for Property Transformation Inc – an asset management company based in Thornhill. Ezra is a graduate of York University with a BA in Health Studies & Healthcare Management.
Office Manager & Accounting Admin
Tim is the Office Manager & Accounting Admin at NJS Capital. His primary responsibilities include communicating with vendors, administering revenues and expenses, and supporting our third-party accountants in their day-to-day operations.
Prior to joining NJS, Tim worked for the Ministry of Government and Consumer Services of Ontario as a Business Development Facilitator. Tim is a graduate of the University of Waterloo where he earned a Bachelor of Mathematics/Business.