Mr. Settleman has been a principal investor in real estate for the past 25 years with broad experience in acquisition and development as well as structured debt investments. Mr. Settleman has invested throughout the capital structure in ground up development, asset repositioning, recapitalization and partnership buyouts. Prior to forming Tall Pines with Emanuel Stern, Mr. Settleman was President of 40 North Properties and is also the Founder and Managing Principal of Latus Partners, both opportunistic real estate investment platforms in New York City. Previously, Mr. Settleman spent more than eight years at Credit Suisse in the real estate and commercial mortgage area where he was a founding member of the principal investment group, which invested and managed more than $3 billion of the firm’s proprietary capital in commercial mortgage debt and real estate equity transactions.
Mr. Settleman is a graduate of Syracuse University and earned his MBA in Finance from the Stern School of Business at New York University.