John A. Catsimatidis, Jr. is a graduate of the New York University Stern School of Business, where he received a B.S. for his concentrations in finance and management. He is involved in various business, political, and philanthropic activities. John works alongside his father at the Red Apple Group, and is involved in all areas of the business, focusing mainly on the energy and investment divisions.
John A. Catsimatidis, Jr.
John was actively involved in the College Republicans at New York University, where he served as Vice President (2012-2013) and President (2013-2015). The College Republicans at New York University is the premier right-of-center political organization on campus, dedicated to helping elect Republican leadership at the local, state, and national level. Throughout the years he was involved, the club hosted speakers, held debates, and cultivated conservative values on campus.
For his involvement in NYU, he was named one of the Ten Most Influential Students and was presented the President’s Service award for distinguished service and contribution to the New York University Community.
Entrepreneurship & Technology
John has always been interested in technology, taking his first programming class in the fourth grade. This interest continued to flourish, leading to the launch of several applications for the web and iPhone. He was also Vice President of Technology for the College of Arts and Sciences Entrepreneurship Association, aimed at motivating students of different fields of study to collaborate, innovate, and disrupt existing technologies.
John is involved in all of the philanthropic activities of the Catsimatidis Family Foundation, which supports organizations such as the Police Athletic League and the Alzheimers Association. Independently, he serves on the Emerging Leaders Council of the Federal Enforcement Homeland Security Foundation. FEHSF provides grants to Federal Law Enforcement Agents/Officers and their families during their greatest time of need, providing critical and immediate support when tragically killed, seriously injured, or facing life threatening medical conditions. FEHSF also rovides college scholarships to children of Federal Law Enforcement Agents/Officers killed in the line of duty.