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Jay Nickse


Mr. Nickse is a member of the Board of Directors of The United Methodist Homes, Inc. He also serves as a Board Chair of The Long Hill Company (Long Hill). Mr. Nickse has been affiliated with Long Hill for over 10 years. Mr. Nickse serves in a senior governance role and provides strategic direction and company operational oversight.  Additionally, Mr. Nickse is a principal with ARF Management Services, LLC, a family office and Managing Member of JPL Management, LLC, an investment management firm.  Previously, Mr. Nickse was CFO of the VENAD group, a venture capital and private equity firm. Mr. Nickse’s early career was with Price Waterhouse (now PricewaterhouseCoopers) and Union Carbide Corporation.


Mr. Nickse has served the senior care industry for over 10 years. He brings over 35 years of varied business experience from major aerospace and defense concerns and government contracting specialties to high tech start-ups to investment management and risk assessment. He has proven expertise in driving productivity and efficiency through evaluation of organizational structure, financial management and implementation of process improvement practices.  Examples of his leadership and management experience include:

Management/Operation Services – Board level strategic planning, management oversight and operational critical thinking.

  • Receivership Services – Responsible for project management and overall direction as well as legal and risk management and insurance matters.
  • Transactional Services – Overall coordination of various transactions including structure and financing to closing.


Columbia Pacific Advisors - Receiver

Formation Capital – Receiver

HUD – Receiver


United Methodist Homes, Inc. and affiliates (501(c)3) – Board Member


Bachelors of Science, Accounting, The University of Connecticut

Certified Public Accountant