About Jon Schultz

What I do

Real Estate

Throughout Jon’s distinguished career in real estate, he has been able to remain on the leading edge of market trends. His unique ability to continually meet a changing market dynamic has consistently propelled his career.


Jon’s passion for re-invention and innovation manifests itself into his love for technology. He is an investor and mentor of B2B, real estate and consumer technology companies. Jon is a true pioneer and change agent looking for opportunities for new and exciting technology solutions.

The Jon Schultz Podcast Series

Jon’s never-ending pursuit for personal and career growth has put him on a path to meeting many like-minded individuals along the way. Through all of his conversations one consistent truth prevails—success is built through overcoming adversities. Because of this, Jon created his podcast series, which takes a unique perspective on diving deep into the stories of resilience and determination that have resulted in some of the most successful businesses and personalities today.

My story

A real estate and CRE technology investor, Jon Schultz has combined his passions for both real estate and technology. He is Co-Founder and Managing Principal of Onyx Equities, LLC., with partner John Saraceno, Jr. Onyx has become one of the most diversified and active real estate investment, management, development, and property service organizations in the New York metro market. Jon leads investor capital-raising initiatives for the Onyx Phalanx Funds, as well as strategic planning, real estate technology development, and overall investment strategy.

As a serial blogger and authentic public speaker, Jon has helped foster a new culture of tech savviness and awareness in commercial real estate. Sharing his thoughts and experiences in everything from mentorship to real estate technologies, Jon’s weekly blogs, and often outspoken social media feed, have landed him on numerous “Top Influencer” lists in both the real estate and CRE tech spaces.

Jon is a graduate of Syracuse University. His philanthropic efforts are a significant part of his professional and personal life, as he raises funds and sits on boards of numerous charitable organizations, raising money for both health causes and the arts. He also has sat on boards of both publicly traded and private companies in the technology arena and is a board member of the Big Apple Chapter of YPO.

Onyx Equities

I am co-founder of Onyx Equities – a leading real estate investment and property services firm specializing in acquiring and/or managing commercial properties.