John G. Quigley is a longtime principal investor. He has invested across the spectrum of private equity, venture capital and real assets, both directly and in funds.
Mr. Quigley was a founder and managing partner of Nassau Capital, the independent firm established in the mid-90s as the sole manager of the Princeton endowment’s alternative assets. During the 1980s he was a partner at a pioneering leveraged buyout firm. After an academic sabbatical at Columbia, he was co-founder of the merchant banking arm of a major international bank. Mr. Quigley began his career as an attorney with Kirkland & Ellis in Chicago. Over the years he has been actively involved in the governance of myriad businesses and pe/vc firms.
Mr. Quigley is a graduate of Georgetown (A.B., summa cum laude), Stanford (J.D. and M.B.A.) and Columbia (M.Phil.). He has previously taught on private equity, venture capital and entrepreneurial finance at Columbia, Princeton and NYU. He is a member of the Stanford Law School Dean’s Advisory Council and a former Trustee of the Woodstock Theological Center, the Jesuit thinktank.