Stephen is responsible for the Mid-Atlantic region. He is responsible for sourcing, evaluating and executing new acquisitions. Steve became a member of Rubenstein Partners in early 2008. Key investments while at Rubenstein include 1150 Northbrook, Princeton South Corporate Center, The Crossings @ Jefferson Park, 30 Montgomery, One Washington Square, 211 Mount Airy Road and 67 Whippany.
Prior to Rubenstein Partners, Stephen worked at Starwood Capital’s U.S. acquisition group where he was responsible for sourcing, negotiating and underwriting opportunistic investments covering all real estate asset classes. In 2002 he joined Catterton Partners, a middle-market private equity firm with over $2 billion in capital under management, specializing in acquisitions and asset management of restaurants, retail and consumer companies throughout the United States. Stephen executed and closed over $500 million in transactions and assisted with strategic advisory, structured and negotiated financings, and managed asset management for existing portfolio companies. Stephen began his career in Investment Banking with Merrill Lynch as an analyst in the Retail and Consumer Products Group where he participated on advisory teams that originated and executed a full range of financial and strategic alternatives for companies in the retail and consumer products industries.
Stephen graduated from Duke University with a Bachelor of Science in 2000. He graduated from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 2007 with an MBA in Real Estate.