Meet Our Team

Ed Rogan

Edward Rogan

Managing partner

Ed is responsible for sourcing new acquisitions and generating deal flow, underwriting deal feasibility, analyzing market trends, and engaging resources in the capital markets. He also oversees business development, advancing Penn Capital's growth agenda and portfolio value, and keeping the company anchored to its "big picture" vision.

Before founding Penn Capital, Ed was a successful sales and marketing director for a publicly traded company in the oil and gas industry. His sales experience helps Penn build loyal relationships with debt lenders, enabling it to secure attractive loan terms.

He also served in the U.S. Army with the 82nd Airborne Division and spent one year in Afghanistan, where he led his team in multiple combat missions.

Percy Nikora

Managing partner

Percy is responsible for investor relations and capital raising. Before starting Penn Capital, he was an avid investor in private equity deals, as well as commercial and residential real estate, giving him valuable insights into the needs of our investors.

He was partner at Robin Hood Ventures, Philadelphia's premier angel investor group. He has a keen understanding of what it takes to perform due diligence while effectively raising capital for new projects, with a wide network in the investor community.

He has held executive-level leadership roles in the financial services and Pharma industries, including at Merrill Lynch, Dow Jones and Pfizer. He has also been a successful entrepreneur, having founded and exited successful tech companies. He has a bachelors degree Computer Science and Computer Systems Engineering from Western Michigan University.

Percy Nikora


Chief Financial Officer

James serves as CFO for Penn Capital and its related entities. He was previously a senior finance, tax and compliance professional at Fortune 500 companies such as Ernst & Young an GE Power & Water, where he managed budgets in excess of $200 million.

James has his Master’s in Business Administration from the West Chester University of Pennsylvania and his Bachelors of Sciences from Temple University, where he double majored in Finance and Real Estate.

He is a member of the Institute of Real Estate Management and holds his Pennsylvania Real Estate Sales Persons License. He is also a member of the Union League of Philadelphia where he serves on the Abraham Lincoln Society Foundation.

Della Robertson

Director of Property Management

Della heads the in-house Property Management function for Penn Capital’s portfolio. She was formerly Operations Manager at Park Place Enterprises for 35 years, directing the 5000+ unit apartment portfolio in PA, NJ, DE, OH and FL.

Della’s unique understanding of the needs of owners, employees, and residents has been invaluable in the successful management of Penn Capital’s projects. She creates alignment of interests across all levels of the organization, boasting an outstanding ability to optimize property management processes, improve resident services, and grow revenues.

These qualities have consistently helped build team cohesion and driven record profits in Penn Capital’s portfolio of investment properties.

Della Robertson