Chief Investment Officer
A third generation real estate owner and operator, Nicole is Chief Investment Officer of her family's family office, the Rothschild Family Office1 and a principal of Petra Partners, LLC, which she co-founded in 2002 with Leonard DiPietra. Petra Partners serves as the portfolio management firm for the Rothschild Family Office.
Petra Partners, LLC oversees a global macro investment strategy that trades equities, fixed income, currencies and commodities.
The Rothschild Family Office, through its MEIT Realty business, invests in multi-family residential units and retail and office space. Nicole manages the financial and day-to-day operations of the properties.
Prior to becoming co-manager of MEIT Realty in 1995, Nicole worked as a staff accountant for one and a half years at the real estate accounting firm, Kenneth Leventhal & Co., focusing on forensic accounting analysis related to the failure of a mortgage backed securities hedge fund. (Midway through her tenure there Kenneth Leventhal & Co. was merged into the real estate department of Ernst & Young.)
Nicole graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting and economics from New York University's Leonard N. Stern School of Business.
1The Rothschild Family Office is not affiliated or associated with N.M. Rothschild & Sons Ltd.