Jacob  Shapiro

Jacob Shapiro



Karlov Street Capital and co-chair of National Young Leadership Cabinet

Jacob Shapiro is the Co-chair of National Young Leadership where he has served in several capacities including the local Chair of Cabinet in Chicago and the Chairman of the Cabinet Real Estate division. Jacob has a long history in Jewish communal leadership that includes involvement with a variety of organizations with a keen focus on Israel advocacy and Holocaust education.

Jacob is an active investor, advisor and mentor to entrepreneurs across the investing spectrum. In 2014, Jacob co-founded Karlov Street Capital, an innovative private investment firm focused on the real estate, private equity and credit / specialty finance space.

Jacob received his MBA in Finance and Real Estate from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and holds Bachelor of Arts degrees in History from Columbia University and Talmud from The Jewish Theological Seminary. Jacob lives in Chicago with his wife Jenna, a clinical psychologist, and their daughter, Emma.