LinkedIn : https://www.linkedin.com/in/cjfollini/
CJ Follini is the Managing Principal & CIO of NOYACK Capital (NOYACKcapital.com
) , a fast growing alternative investmenger emplying Web3 blockchain tools and tokenization to securitze their investment offerings. Basically, the Blackstone of Web3. Their offering run the gamut of high Sharpe ratio, yield driven REIT's investing in the real estate of global supply chains - dry warehlousing, cold storage, life science facilities, general healthcare buildings & mobility hubs aka re-purposed parking garages.
CJ Follini has more than 38 years of investment experience in commercial real estate and venture capital. CJ’s real estate career began in his teens when he was handed the management and disposition of his family’s eight figure industrial portfolio and successfully yielded in excess of a 20% IRR.
Since 1990, CJ has become a leading investment expert on alternative real estate assets including healthcare, cold storage logistics, structured parking, media infrastructure, and Qualified Opportunity Zone development. In fact, he is on the Board of Advisers for the Economic Innovation Group, the bipartisan council responsible for proposing the legislation that created Qualified Opportunity Zones.
A few of CJ’s real estate career highlights include:
- Development of a 400-acre site with Rockefeller Group Properties for the expansion of their renowned International Trade Center in Mount Olive, New Jersey.
- The creation and disposition of a $300MM healthcare real estate portfolio yielding over 23.2% IRR for its family office investors.
- Creation and development of the award-winning media infrastructure known as the Gun For Hire ("GFH") Production Centers. He conceived, designed and built GFH’s
700,000+ square feet of digital media centers in New York, Miami,
Vancouver,Toronto, Austin and Los Angeles. His New York center earned him the 1998 Crain’s Magazine Small Business Award.
- The Brownfield redevelopment of 13 waterfront acres in the NYC borough of Queens, the largest privately owned waterfront parcel in NYC. This project achieved 3X returns for its investors in four years.
CJ speaks at international conferences on the topics of alternative asset investing. CJ holds a B.A. from Tufts University, a General Course Degree from London School of Economics & and a degree from Harvard Business School.