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


  • Sterling Global Financial targets bridge loan opportunities in European expansion

    The alternative lender is looking to grow its evergreen global Mortgage Income Fund to $500m in the next two years.

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  • Hurricane Hole Grand Opening

    After extensive marina and upland improvements, the Hurricane Hole Superyacht Marina celebrated its grand opening at the end of 2022. After a two-phase overhaul, the campus on Paradise Island, Bahamas can now accommodate superyachts up to 420’ in length. Upland improvements included the renovation and expansion of luxury dockside residences as well as a wine […]

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  • Hurricane Hole Superyacht Marina opens

    Hurricane Hole Superyacht Marina has been officially opened by Sterling Global Financial on Paradise Island. The ground was broken on Hurricane Hole’s redevelopment in back in January 2019. The deep-water floating docks are designed to cater to the needs of superyachts, sportsfishers and smaller craft by adjusting to water levels and providing consistent access to […]

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  • Sterling hits 10-year milestone; has $1 bil. invested in Bahamas

    Sterling Global’s Sterling Mortgage Income Fund is turning ten years old and has more than $1 billion in projects under development in The Bahamas, a statement on the fund explained. Sterling Global Financial Chairman David Kosoy said the fund has provided a consistent yield despite volatile capital markets and economic shifts. “We are very proud of […]

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  • Sawyer's Fresh Market Breaks Ground at Paradise Landing in Nassau

    Paradise Island, Bahamas — (ReleaseWire) — 09/13/2022 –Nassau residents and visitors can soon shop at the first grocery store on Paradise Island, Sawyer’s Fresh Market, which recently broke ground. The 8,000-square-foot gourmet grocery store, which is slated to open in summer 2023, will be part of Paradise Landing, the new luxury community that’s home to Hurricane Hole […]

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  • Sterling Mortgage Income Fund Announces Special Distribution After Record Year

    Paradise Island, The Bahamas — After a record year of strong returns, investors in Sterling Global Financial Limited’s mortgage income fund will soon get a special dividend in addition to their 7% annual preferred earnings that have been consistently paid quarterly throughout the life of the fund. The Sterling Mortgage Income Fund posted a total […]

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    Paradise Island, The Bahamas — A rapidly growing development around the top superyacht marina in The Bahamas has expanded its amenities again with the opening of a pharmacy right on Paradise Island. The 1,400-square-foot Quality Care Pharmacy, located in Sterling Commons near the recently expanded and redesigned Hurricane Hole Superyacht Marina, includes more than just […]

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  • New Hurricane Hole Superyacht Marina Becomes First in The Bahamas to Offer In-Slip Fueling

    Paradise Island, The Bahamas — Hurricane Hole Superyacht Marina is bigger and better than ever after a total reconstruction and expansion, and that includes a first-of-its-kind amenity in The Bahamas that offers a unique convenience for large yachts. As part of the world-class redesign of Hurricane Hole on Paradise Island, the deep-water marina gained the […]

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  • Sterling Mortgage Income Fund Celebrates 10 Years of Stability and Double-Digit Returns

    Paradise Island, The Bahamas — Sterling Global Financial Limited is celebrating a decade of investment success and stability with its flagship Sterling Mortgage Income Fund.  Notwithstanding the major changes to global financial markets over the past 10 years, the Fund has posted consistent returns each month and year, achieving a net return of 12.69% since […]

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    GROWTH CAPITAL TO HELP STERLING EXPANSION INTO THE AMERICAS AND THE UK & EUROPE.BANK AIMS TO SERVICE ULTRA HNI CLIENTS NASSAU/PORT LOUIS – Sterling Bank & Trust Limited (SBTL), a member of the Sterling Global Financial Group (SGF), announced the sale of a majority stake in SBTL to IIHL Capital Limited (IIHCL) – a subsidiary […]

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