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Todd Stern

Managing Director, New York Office

Affiliations & Achievements
Bachelors of Science in Rural Sociology from Cornell University
Master of Business Administration from Stanford University
As Managing Director of U3, Todd is responsible for the management of the New York office – supporting its team, overseeing business development, and managing some of its larger and more complex engagements.

Todd has advised numerous clients on the economics and structuring of public-private partnerships; university housing plans; research and innovation strategies; and nonprofit redevelopment and monetization strategies. Todd provides expert advice on how institutional clients should negotiate with private, off-campus developers in public-private partnership.

As project lead, Todd has played a lead role in managing U3’s engagements for the University of Toronto Four Corners Strategy; representation of Almono, the foundation partnership that owns Hazelwood Green in Pittsburgh; the University at Buffalo Innovation Master Plan; the Cornell University Housing Master Plan and Developer Solicitation; and Lafayette College Public-Private Partnerships.

Todd’s work has been informed by a long and diverse career in commercial real estate, where he was Vice President of the Goldman Sachs Urban Investment Group, directing equity investments in ground-up mixed use development, and Senior Director of Real Estate Strategies for Street-Works Development, where Todd led the structuring and financing of mixed-use public-private partnerships.

Todd has a Bachelors of Science from Cornell University in Rural Sociology, and a Masters in Business Administration from Stanford University.

Affiliations & Achievements
Bachelors of Science in Rural Sociology from Cornell University
Master of Business Administration from Stanford University

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