Naveed Siddiqui founded Capitas in 2005. In addition to his role as a member of the Board of Directors of Capitas, Naveed is responsible for managing the company, formulating and executing long term strategies and cultivating and maintaining key strategic global relationships. Prior to forming Capitas, Naveed worked as a senior executive with Citigroup, Guidance Financial Group and Unison Site Management (a specialty finance arm of Soros Private Equity).

Since founding Capitas, Naveed has led the establishment of seven real estate based platforms with global financial institutions such as Deutsche Bank, AIG, and the Islamic Development Bank. Naveed is a native of Southern California and graduated from New York University and Hofstra University with degrees in Economics, Banking, and Finance.

Nasser Nubani is a principal in Capitas. In his role as EVP and General Counsel Nasser handles all legal matters of the company, oversees financial structuring for Capitas’ products and platforms, and manages investor and partner relationships. Prior to Capitas, Nasser practiced real estate law and civil litigation in Chicago, Illinois for more than seven years, and was part of the founding management team that launched Guidance Financial Group in the United States.

Over his career, Nasser has been involved in real estate finance, investment and development dispositions of over USD 1 billion. A native of Chicago, Illinois, Nasser received his law degree from Indiana University School of Law – Bloomington and earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Illinois – Champaign/Urbana.