Mr. Stern is a founding partner of Echelon Property Group with leadership responsibilities for all aspects of the company including business development, corporate strategy, operations, and client relations. In his previous role as founder of Baron Properties, Mr. Stern was responsible for corporate leadership, equity and debt sponsorship and acquisitions. At Baron, Mr. Stern acquired 30 properties valued over $450 million, deployed over $20 million in property repositions, executed over $24 million in condo conversion sales, and was involved in tax credit acquisitions, development, and note purchases. Mr. Stern created over $100 million of value for clients and investors at Baron. Prior to forming Baron Properties, Mr. Stern was responsible for acquisitions, due diligence and asset management and property management oversight with ProLogis, a global industrial property REIT. Previous experience also includes mortgage banking and construction. Mr. Stern received his MBA from the University of Denver with an emphasis in Real Estate and Construction Management and his B.S. in Finance from the University of Colorado. Mr. Stern is a member of the Young Presidents Organization, Apartment Association of Metro Denver, as well as several industry associations. Mr. Stern is a Colorado licensed real estate broker.