Todd Stern

Managing Director

Todd joined U3 Advisors in 2015, bringing over 20 years of diversified real estate, finance, and investing experience across the United States and across asset classes.  Todd has served as an investor, developer, and consultant to complex, urban, mixed use, and public-private real estate development projects. At U3A, Todd is responsible for managing the New York office, leading client engagements, and for new business development.  Todd has worked extensively with our higher education clients on matters relating to the structuring and negotiation of public-private partnerships; the creation of innovation districts; the development of student housing; neighborhood economic development; and the acquisition/disposition/valuation of real estate assets.

Prior to joining U3A, Todd was Senior Director of Financial Strategies at Street Works Development, a national developer and consultant. In this capacity, Todd directed all finance and analytic activities including securing debt and equity; structuring and negotiating public private partnerships; market analysis; and financial modeling. Todd also project managed the acquisition and development of individual parcels for Street Works’ owned portfolio, and consulted to Street Works’ clients on land development strategy and transaction execution.  

Before joining Street Works, Todd was Vice President of the Goldman Sachs Urban Investment Group where he was responsible for identifying, negotiating and asset managing private real estate investments throughout the United States and across asset classes.  Todd’s expertise also includes tax advantaged public-private financing mechanisms such as tax-­exempt debt and tax credit equity. He directed one of the country’s first awards of New Markets Tax Credits, deploying capital across several retail and mixed-­‐use projects.  Todd first joined Goldman Sachs in 1994 in the Municipal Finance Department, where he was involved in underwriting over $500 million in tax-­‐exempt bonds for public and nonprofit debt issuers.