March 21 - April 3, 2017

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Professional Profiles


Professional Profile: Ayush Kapahi 2015


  • Title: Co-Founder & Chief Originations Officer / Principal & Founder
  • Company: CityFunders & HKS Capital Partners
  • Location: SoHo, NYC
  • Birthplace: New Delhi, India

Education: Bachelor’s Degree
First job outside of real estate: Camp counselor
First job in real estate or allied field: Commercial Mortgage Broker at Pergolis Swartz
What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? I am a Co-founder and Chief Investment Officer at the new real estate crowdfunding platform CityFunders. I also run HKS Capital Partners, a commercial mortgage brokerage with my partners, Jerry Swartz and John Harrington.
How do you unwind from a busy day in real estate? Going to the gym
Favorite book or author: “The Power Broker” by Robert Caro
Favorite movie: “Ocean’s Eleven”
Last song you purchased/downloaded: “Lean On” by Major Lazer & DJ Snake
One word to describe your work environment: Exciting
Rules to live by in business: Hustle
If you could invite one person to dinner (living or dead, but not related to you) who would it be and where would you go? Abraham Lincoln for takeout from Joe’s Shanghai
What is your DREAM job? (something other than your current job): Doctor