Mr. Stewart is responsible for the overall strategic vision of the Company, developing and implementing its investment strategies, as well as both cultivating and maintaining its important relationships with institutional debt and equity capital providers.
Mr. Stewart’s experience includes over 15 years at SIP’s predecessor company, Minshall Stewart Properties. During his time at the company, Mr. Stewart was principally involved with the acquisition of over 4.0 million square feet of commercial space and arranged and closed over $725 million of debt and equity financings. Transaction experience during this time included the off-market acquisition and strategic implementation of over $500 million of successfully redeveloped office buildings in downtown Washington DC.
Prior to joining Minshall Stewart Properties, Mr. Stewart spent six years with GE Capital Commercial Real Estate Services in various managerial and transaction-oriented positions. During his tenure, he was responsible for over $500 million of debt and equity financings as well as the asset management of over 3.0 million square feet of commercial space and in excess of 1,000 apartment units.
Mr. Stewart holds an MBA degree with a specialization in Finance from the University of Chicago, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from Widener University where he received admission into Tau Beta Pi, the engineering Honor Society. He is also a graduate of the inaugural class of Advanced Management Development Program in Real Estate (AMPD) at the Harvard School of Design.