Jacob Shapiro

"The Real Estate Investment & Deal Syndication Expert"

President of Karlov Street Capital

Real Estate Investing, How to pick deals, sponsors and look for fair deal terms, How to raise equity capital for investment deals, The intersection of LPs with deals, What LPs are looking for and how to attract their capital, Real Estate Innovation, Coworking, Current market environment, Updates on the Food, Beverage and Restaurant Venture Space, Cannabis in CRE



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Chicago, IL

Jacob Shapiro is the President of Karlov Street Capital and a Principal on the investment team at Cleveland Avenue. Prior to these roles, Jacob was a member of the Consumer Investment Banking team at Robert W. Baird & Co. where he advised corporate and private equity clients on M&A transactions and provided other financial advisory services. Previously, Jacob advised high net worth families through various roles at Citi Private Bank.

Jacob also has extensive investment experience in the Real Estate and Restaurant sectors including in fund syndications. He has been an active investor and adviser to several young companies in the Chicagoland area.

Jacob received his MBA in Finance and Real Estate from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and holds Bachelor of Arts degrees in History from Columbia University and Talmud (Jewish Law and Ethics) from The Jewish Theological Seminary.

An entrepreneur at heart, Jacob founded an event ticket management company in 2011. In his free time, he enjoys exploring the Chicago restaurant scene, reading non-fiction and rooting for the Chicago White Sox and Blackhawks.  

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