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Jonathan S. Greenwald

Jonathan S. Greenwald, SMIG Managing Director, is a private investor and entrepreneur based in New York City and Miami, focused on real estate in the United States and on technology companies in the United States and Europe.  He is CEO of Core Asset Group LLC which has led numerous investments in multi-family housing, other real estate, telecommunications, ecommerce, encryption and electronic trading platforms.  He also has served as CEO or managing partner of companies involved in commercial Wi-Fi network deployments. 


Among companies founded by Mr. Greenwald or for which he led key financing rounds are:  an ecommerce company that pioneered the now ubiquitous gift card market; the leader in digital stock photography; real estate developments in Florida, North Carolina and Pennsylvania; cable systems throughout the Southwest United States; the pioneer in network-edge wireless service control; a cloud-based suite of human resources management solutions; and a pioneering electronic communications network (ECN) for securities trading that was acquired by the New York Stock Exchange.  Mr. Greenwald led investment rounds and merger transactions for these and other companies exceeding $800,000,000.


Previously, Mr. Greenwald managed proprietary options trading groups on the principal New York futures exchanges, including three years as a Director of Elders IXL (USA), where Mr. Greenwald was one of the first commodities traders to develop proprietary trading algorithms for on and off exchange trading options.  Mr. Greenwald held seats on COMEX, and the New York Coffee Sugar Cocoa, Cotton and NYFE exchanges.  He also was a member of the COMEX Options Committee which was the supervisory arm of COMEX.  He also advised the Republic National Bank's Option Trading Groups.


Mr. Greenwald received his bachelor’s degree from Ithaca College and a Master of Business Administration from the Columbia University Graduate School of Business.  Mr. Greenwald is a U.S. citizen.