About Us

Sterling is not just our name; it’s our character and our well-earned reputation. Our principals have been investing our own capital and on behalf of others for more than 50 years. Upholding our name and identity is a responsibility we believe to be of the highest importance.

We focus on strategies that align with our partners’ goals to preserve and grow investments. We serve and are trusted by a wide array of investors from around the world. We currently manage and administer over $9 Billion of Assets in real estate investment, development, lending, infrastructure and bank and trust services.

Sterling is the owner and operator of Sterling Bank & Trust, providing customized financial solutions, and the owner of Sterling Trust, a 50 year-old trust company which provides a range of fiduciary and administrative services to clients around the world.

By the numbers

    Team Members


    AUM and administration


    Current projects under development


Vision & Values

People. Passion. Performance

At Sterling, our stewardship over your investments is a responsibility we take very seriously. Our well-earned reputation for creating long-term, multi-generational value is underpinned by aligning our interests with yours.

Everyone on the Sterling investment management team has a tremendous passion for what we do, and at our heart is a performance-based culture that focuses on delivering long-term value. All of Sterling’s principals and senior managers have a significant personal investment alongside our investors, assuring strong alignment of interest.


Our leadership team has decades of proven perspectives to deliver successful results. We are a complementary team of world class institutional real estate investors, fund managers, developers, lenders, asset and property managers focused on performance. We see and touch every aspect of our business.

We believe this provides us with knowledge of our business that very few investment managers have. Our entrepreneurial spirit and extensive network of contacts across the globe, allows us to execute our strategy and positively impact the communities in which we operate.



2020: Most Outstanding Alternative Asset Management Firm


2018: Hedge Fund Award for Best Private Debt Fund


2017: PCMA Mortgage Fund Award


2017: Best Fund Manager


2017: Barclay Managed Funds Report (“BMFR”) Award, Fixed Income, Past 
Three Years Ranked by Compound Annual Return


2016: Best Fixed Income Mortgage Backed Fund0


2016: Best Mortgage-Backed Fixed Income Fund 
(5 Years)


2016: Yearly Award, Fixed Income, Mortgage Backed Ranked by Net Return


2016: Performance Award, Fixed Income, Mortgage Backed Ranked by Net Return


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