Steve has over 27 years' experience as a property manager specializing in multifamily assets on the West Coast. In 1999, he founded the property management firm Stratus Real Estate, Inc. and subsequently grew the company’s portfolio to over 24,000 units in five western states. In 2007, Steve sold Stratus Real Estate, Inc. and Stratus Arizona, LLC to British investors. Steve then formed Cirrus to focus on his own real estate holdings and to spend more time on asset acquisitions and operational excellence.
Steve is well known as a "reposition" specialist, improving assets through management upside and value added capital projects. His resume of repositioned assets includes more than 100 projects with capital improvements implemented of over $300 million. Steve has been on the approved Receiver list in five southern California counties for 20 years and guest lectures at UCLA by invitation of a real estate law professor. Steve received bachelor degrees in philosophy and psychology from the University of California, Santa Barbara.