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What we do —

Our goal is to put people first and create optimal value for our residents, associates, and investors.

Our goal is to put people first.

The Western New York neighborhoods that call Buffalo home are truly special, and Sinatra & Company is vested in doing our part to make them even better. From working to make a difference in local school programs to assisting those who need our support, we encourage any positive community programs that help create better futures for local residents.
Headquartered in the historic Market Arcade building
Sinatra and Company Real Estate was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in Buffalo, NY. With approximately 5,800 apartments and nearly 1-million commercial square feet owned and managed in the Western New York, Upstate New York, Dallas, South Bend, and Chicagoland regions, Sinatra and Company Real Estate is one of the largest private owner-operators of apartments and commercial properties in Western New York.
We strive for a positive impact in our communities
We strive to make a positive impact in our community and to improve the lives of those touched by our work. Our company’s goal is to grow through shared sustainability with our projects, our people, and our communities.
Nick Sinatra, Founder and CEO

In 2009, Nick Sinatra founded the real estate firm, Sinatra and Company Real Estate, a privately held, full-service entity with an initial focus to invest in value-add real estate opportunities in the Western New York region. Since its inception, he has helped build Sinatra & Company’s business model on the principles of investment, management and development to offer a fresh approach that elevates properties to their fullest potential.

Nick’s vision for Sinatra and Company has also led him to assemble a team of highly dedicated and motivated individuals who are passionate about redevelopment in Buffalo, New York and its potential to become a world-class city. The company is dedicated to a people-beyond-profits model, which seeks to rebuild neighborhoods as sustainable investments that provide maximum returns and social impact to investors.

Under Nick Sinatra’s leadership, the firm has expanded rapidly upon its expertise on multifamily holdings, but soon incorporated commercial properties that include retail and industrial into its growing portfolio. Development projects range from historic to adaptive reuse properties focused in Buffalo and downstate New York, California and Illinois.

Since Sinatra and Company was established, they have built over 5,500 apartments and 850,000 square feet of commercial space and continue to expand on its square footage each year. With a variety of other commercial and multi-family projects in the pipeline, Nick has led Sinatra & Company to become one of Buffalo’s fastest growing firms.

As a native of Kenmore, New York, Nick Sinatra builds from an intimate knowledge of the local opportunities in the Buffalo, NY and Chicagoland regions. The firm has acquired a diverse array of investors including institutional capital backing from Genesis Capital, Colony Capital, Windsor Capital, Torchlight Capital, Auerbach Opportunity Funds and the Pritzker/Vlock Family Office. Today, Nick remains a hands-on manager of the company’s now $550 million in assets.

Prior to establishing Sinatra & Company Real Estate, Nick Sinatra worked in both national and state political affairs. He first worked in Governor George Pataki’s Buffalo, NY based economic development agency, The Empire State Development Agency, where he assisted in the development deal to purchase Geico’s call center of over 2,300 employees to Amherst, NY. Later, he served as the Associate Political Director at the White House where he oversaw President George W. Bush’s political affairs in the Northeastern United States.

A graduate of Yale University, Nick Sinatra also received his MBA in Real Estate Finance from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.

Anthony Nanula, Chief Investment Officer

Mr. Nanula is Chief Investment Officer at Sinatra & Co. His family office is a co-owner and actively invests in Sinatra & Co projects. Anthony is a financier and serial entrepreneur who brings diverse experience to Sinatra & Co. In addition to co-founding Chalice Financial Network and Niagara International Capital, Mr. Nanula co-founded Essex Homes of W.N.Y, Inc., a well-respected western NY regional homebuilder.

He has served as President of Nanco Enterprises Inc., a New York based commercial and industrial park operator and developer. He also assisted his brother Paul to successfully lead a leveraged buyout of Wilson Farms, a subsidiary of Tops Friendly Markets, consisting of approximately 200 convenience stores, which was sold to 7-Eleven in 2011.

Anthony also holds extensive experience in public service. In 1994, he was elected to the New York State Senate, and re-elected twice in 1996 and 1998. At age 28, he was one of the youngest state senators ever elected in New York’s history. Widely respected for his strengths in fiscal policy, Mr. Nanula was elected Comptroller for the City of Buffalo in 1999. In 2002, he was appointed as Deputy Comptroller for the State of New York.

Anthony is a graduate of Syracuse University, and he currently serves on the board of the Whitman School of Management at Syracuse.

Accounting and Finance
Jack DePasquale Vice President Accounting
Joe Farrell, Accounting Manager
Patrick Johnson, Senior Property Accountant
Linda Nguyen, Accounts Payable
Rhonda Packer, Accounts Payable
Commercial Property Management
Tom Connolly, Director of Operations
Amy Shaffer, Director of Commercial Property Management
Blase Kirkpatrick, Assistant Commercial Property Manager
Development
Cole Hatley, Vice President of Construction
Amy Nagy, Managing Director of Development
Matt Connors, Vice President of Development
Will Becker, Assistant Project Manager
Lynn DiRienzo, Construction Admin
Human Resources and Admin
Ann Elinski, HR Admin
Investments and Acquisitions
Anthony Nanula, Chief Investment Officer
Jeremy Chopra, Director of Acquisitions
Terron Grant, Executive Analyst
Leasing: Western New York
Kevin Fredenburg, Senior Leasing Agent
Amanda Luedke, Leasing Agent
Shante Perry, Leasing Agent
Residential Property Management
Rebekah Baire, Vice President of Multi-Family Operations
Mike LaMonte, Asset Manager
Bryan Yeske, Indiana Senior Property Manager
Saveri Yalavarthi, Chicagoland Property Manager
Kyle Hill, WNY Residential Property Manager
Tom Elliott, WNY Residential Property Manager
Karen Sargent, WNY Residential Administrative Assistant

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