Joined the board: 2017
Serves on the Committee on Trustees and the Buildings and Grounds Committee
Jack Chitayat is chairman, managing member and CEO of Atlantic Realty Group. The main activities of the group include principal investments in, syndication and management of U.S. commercial real estate in the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, South, Midwest, Texas, Southwest, California and Canada.
His private family investment arm, Chitayat Holdings LLC, has made investments in private and public technology, biotech and finance-related companies. Chitayat simultaneously serves as chairman and CEO of LLPG Inc., since its formation in June 2003, at which time it acquired a license from Liquidmetal Technologies for the use of the Liquidmetal family of nonprecious and precious alloys in jewelry and luxury product applications.
Prior to joining LJCDS, he served as chair and president of the board of trustees of the Gillispie School in La Jolla, as well as vice president of the board of trustees and chair of the investment committee, finance committee, development committee and master planning committee. Chitayat has also done extensive fundraising for both World ORT and American ORT, an organization dedicated to providing education and training to underprivileged Jewish families in more than 50 countries.
He graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor's in economics and international relations from Tufts University.
Chitayat and his wife, Nikoo, have two sons, twins Cyrus and Cameron ’23.