Senior Vice President
150 Strafford Avenue, Suite 301 | Wayne, PA 19087
Steve has more than 30 years of commercial real estate experience in various disciplines. Prior to joining Bellwether, Steve worked at Wells Fargo Commercial Mortgage for 21 years. He was a Managing Director/Loan Officer at Wells Fargo. During this tenure he placed over $6 Billion of multi-family and commercial mortgages with numerous third-party capital sources. The sources were selected based on solutions in line with a property owner’s business plan. Steve has strong relationships with numerous insurance companies with whom he has placed non-recourse, long term fixed rate debt. In addition, he has originated loans with Agency, CMBS, Credit Tenant Lease and Bridge lenders.
Prior to Wells Fargo and predecessor banks, Steve worked for Lend Lease (formerly Equitable Real Estate) in their mortgage origination and workout group for the Northeast Region (DC through Boston) for five years. In addition, he assisted in asset management and acquisitions as part of a larger team.
In the early portion of his career Steve worked as a commercial appraiser for a predecessor company to Newmark Grubb Knight and Frank.
Significant insurance company placement experience as well as Agency, CMBS, Bridge, Credit Tenant Lease and Debt Fund lenders. He has expertise in traditional property types including Multifamily, Industrial, Retail, Office and Hotels plus niche property types such as Manufactured Housing, Self-Storage, Agriculture and Co-Op’s. During his tenure, Steve has placed Credit Tenant Lease loans (“CTL”) with the leading lenders in this space. His placement assignments have been geographically diverse including the East and West Coasts as well as numerous other states throughout the US.
Bachelor of Business Administration with Real Estate minor from Temple University
JD from Temple Law School
Member of ULI, Counselors of Real Estate, PA Real Estate Salesperson license and Member of PA Bar (inactive status).
Various volunteer positions including Whitpain Township Basketball Commissioner and multiple coaching positions