Steve is the Founder and Managing Member of Real Asset Portfolio Management LLC, and has over 25 years of real estate and real asset experience. Steve’s responsibilities include portfolio and investment strategy, manager oversight, due diligence and research, and client service. Prior to forming Real Asset Portfolio Management, from 2005 through 2011, Steve was a manager and member of ORG Portfolio Management LLC. Steve was the Real Estate Portfolio Manager for the Oregon Public Employees’ Retirement Fund (“OPERF”) from 1998 – 2005, where under Steve’s leadership, OPERF’s performance was repeatedly rated first among the 50 public pension funds in the country. From 1990 to 1998, Steve worked at Liquidity Financial Advisors, Inc. buying and trading interests in partnerships owning US real estate. Prior to 1990, Steve was an acquisitions analyst at the Woodmont Company and a portfolio Analyst at The Lansing Corporation. Steve has been a member of The Institutional Real Estate Letter, High Return Quarterly Editorial Advisory Board and is a member of Pension Real Estate Association. Steve received a Bachelor of Science degree from the California State University at Chico and a MBA from the University of Oregon. Steve chairs the RAPM investment committee.