Biography: Steve is the Managing Member of Springhill Real Estate Partners and brings over 30 years of experience in the real estate industry. Founded in 2015, Springhill operates a portfolio of multifamily assets on behalf of private, family office and institutional investors throughout the Western United States. Parallel with the founding of Springhill, Steve led the Sales and Program Management group at Katerra. Started in 2015, Katerra is a technology-driven start up disrupting the traditional construction business with a vertically integrated platform emphasizing computer-aided design, vertically integrated supply chain and off-site manufacturing. During Steve’s tenure the company grew to over 8,000 employees with 20 offices worldwide and revenues of $2B. Previously Steve ran the US apartment business for Cushman & Wakefield, the world’s third largest commercial real estate services provider. Prior to that, Steve was the chief investment officer for Pacific Urban Residential, one of the most successful West Coast-based private real estate operators in the country. Before Pacific, Steve served in multiple senior transaction roles for BlackRock, one of the world’s largest real estate investment firms. Also prior to Katerra, Steve served on the board of directors of Valet Waste, Inc., the leading door-step and recycling company in the US. In that role Steve was instrumental in growing the company to serving over 750,000 apartment units daily, leading to a successful sale of the company at the end of 2015. Steve holds a BA in Sociology and an MA in Organizational Behavior from Stanford University and an MBA in Real Estate & Finance from The Anderson School at UCLA. He is a Board of Directors member of the National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC) and a Multifamily Silver Council member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI).Member Directory
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