In 2009, Mr. Sinatra founded a real estate investment firm focused on the Western New York and Southern California areas called Sinatra & Company Real Estate. The entrepreneurial company invests in distressed multi-family and retail real estate.
Since inception, it has acquired over 600 apartment units and 650,000 SF of commercial space with more in the pipeline. In 2010, Nick opened a brokerage and property management arm of the business called Sinatra and Company Realty. In 2012, Nick expanded his footprint into California as the founding partner of American Residential Partners, the precursor to American Coastal Properties. American Coastal Properties is a boutique residential real estate investment firm that specializes in repositioning properties in coastal California markets with the backing of over $75M in institutional capital, including Colony Capital and the Pritzker/Vlock Family Office. In total, Sinatra and Company Real Estate and its affiliates have $150M in assets under management with over 1 million square feet of real estate in upstate New York and southern California.
Prior to founding Sinatra & Company Real Estate, Nick Sinatra served as Associate Political Director at the White House, where he managed President Bush’s Political Affairs in the Northeastern part of the United States. He previously served as Associate Director in the White House Office of Public Liaison, where he acted as the President Bush’s liaison to the Catholic, Italian American and Eastern European American communities. He was appointed by President George W. Bush in April 2005 as Deputy Associate Director for Intergovernmental Affairs. In that capacity, Nick was a White House liaison to all state legislators, Secretaries of State, State Treasurers, and tribal leaders across the United States.
Before joining the Bush Administration in April 2005, Nick worked in Governor George Pataki’s economic development agency in Buffalo, NY, The Empire State Development Agency. There, Nick was involved in the development deal that brought GEICO’s 2300-job call center to Amherst, NY.
A graduate of the Yale University, Nick also received his MBA with a concentration in Real Estate Finance at the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.