CEO, The Nash Group
Troy Nash is CEO of the Nash Group, a 100% minority owned real estate investment management and
affordable housing development firm. The firm acquires, develops and manages properties for its own
account in a series of partnerships and joint ventures.
For 15 years Nash was a Managing Director at Newmark, the fourth largest commercial real estate firm
in the world. In this role, Nash advised both public and private sector clients on establishing mutually
beneficial public private partnerships.
Prior to Newmark, Dr. Nash served as a city councilman in Kansas City. In 2014, Nash became the first
African American executive to be selected a partner in a top 10 commercial real estate firm in the
history of the State of Missouri; shattering a glass ceiling that existed since Missouri became the 24th
state on August 10, 1821.
Nash holds a Bachelor’s in Economics from Wesley College, an MBA, a M.A. in Political Science, and a
M.A. in Economics all from the University of Missouri-Kansas City. He also earned a J.D. from the UMKC
School of Law. Additionally, he holds a Doctorate in Education from St. Louis University. Dr. Nash holds a
Master of Urban Planning from the University of Southern California and is completing a Master’s in Real
Estate at Georgetown University and a Master’s in Public Health from Brown University.