President and Founder

Randolph Stern has been actively involved in developing new partnerships, private equity real estate funds, and raising capital to smaller companies over the past 25 years. As President of SternVest Capital he operates directly with the investment and real estate communities resourcing new investments and opportunities.

Stern was co-founder and principal in Blakely Stern Investment Advisors, a real estate advisor and fund manager located in New York City. In 2001 he was a founding partner of the Ceres Realty Fund, which operated a $100 million portfolio of diversified commercial properties in the Northeast US. He was responsible for many of the day to day operations, property level due diligence, marketing, raising equity and investor relations as well as one of the key members on the investment committee.

Over the past twenty years he has been the co-managing partner along with Peter Malin of many Texas based investments and opportunities. Together they manage the portfolio strategy, investments and acquisitions for direct real estate, funds and private equity capital . Mr. Stern and Malin have worked together as general partners building partnerships and funds to capitalize on the growth story for Texas real estate.

As an original investor and founding partner in 2005 of Land Fund Manager, Stern helped raise debt and equity and assisted with the negotiations, marketing with the oil and gas leases and oil services development partners.

Early in his career, Stern worked for Weyerhaeuser Company in their reforestation and tree-farm program then entered the foodservice business where he eventually owned and operated a number of restaurants and businesses in Portland, Oregon. During this period Stern began acquiring long-term investments in real estate holdings.

Mr. Stern resides in Manhattan with his wife.