Steven Kleiman - COO & Portfolio Manager: Net Lease Funds
Steve Kleiman leads Sunbelt Partners’ net lease acquisitions team as Chief Operating Officer and Portfolio Manager for our net lease funds. For the past five years, Steve has been investing in net lease properties on behalf of multiple family offices across the Southeast.
Steve was previously a Vice President at Monarch Alternative Capital LP in New York, where he served as a Senior Investment Professional leading commercial real estate debt and equity investments globally. Prior to Monarch, Steve was a Vice President at BlackRock, Inc. in New York, holding senior roles in its fixed-income portfolio management group, along with its highly publicized advisory business where he led the Commercial Real Estate securities team during the financial crisis of 2008 to 2012. Steve was involved in the valuation and strategic risk advisory functions for hundreds of billions of dollars of commercial real estate debt globally. Steve graduated with honors from New York University’s Stern School of Business with a B.S. in Economics.