Vice President and Director of Acquisitions for the Phila/NJ Region
Stephen is Vice President and Director of Acquisitions for the Philadelphia and New Jersey regions. He is responsible for sourcing, evaluating and executing new acquisitions.
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. 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. Upon receiving his MBA, Stephen joined Starwood Capital’s U.S. acquisition group where he was responsible for sourcing, negotiating and underwriting opportunistic investments covering all real estate asset classes. Steve became a member of Rubenstein Partners in early 2008.
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 M.B.A degree in Real Estate.