Innovative financial and real estate leader with over 30 years’ experience. Strong strategic thinker and real estate developer, focusing on profitable investment projects that maximize investor return while providing good stewardship for the communities in the markets served. Past Senior Managing Director of Sterne Agee Group, Inc., the holding company for a national investment banking and financial services firm. Founder and manager of a national asset management business and strategic real estate equity fund. Directed national accounts for the second largest real estate company in the United States. In depth experience managing capital and equity financing options related to real estate developments including office, residential, multifamily, retail, senior living, and hotel construction projects more than $950 million.