Steve is an innovative and entrepreneurial corporate real estate advisor with twenty-five years of experience in transforming organizations, business models and operational effectiveness through the design and implementation of real estate portfolio & workplace strategies as well as enterprise & building technology solutions. An early proponent of advanced occupancy-tracking and management, Steve is a recognized thought leader for workplace strategies, workplace technology and intelligent buildings with expertise in sensors, Internet of Things (IOT), and intelligent building automation. Steve has also been recognized by private and public sector organizations for outstanding achievements in real estate business process improvements and systems design including GSA’s Office of Government-wide Policy’s award for ‘Best Implementation of Asset Management Principles (Real Property).
Steve brings a Big 4 consulting perspective with deep industry and technical knowledge having held various consulting and industry positions focused on commercial and corporate real estate. Prior to joining ONE11 advisors Steve served as firm lead for next generation digital strategies for the real estate, hospitality and construction (RHC) sector at Ernst & Young (EY), with specific emphasis on IOT and AI solutions around smart, engaged workplaces as well as smart, connected buildings.
Prior to EY, Steve was Principal of Advisory Services for FOX Architects where he developed workplace engagement assessment tool that uniquely ties together employee engagement and workspace elements, allowing for a results-oriented workplace strategy.
Prior to FOX, Steve was Vice President for Real Estate at CGI Federal where he was responsible for the strategic leadership and direction for a property portfolio encompassing 40 offices across the US and also served as the global subject matter expert for integrated real estate technologies and smart building solutions.
Steve holds master’s degrees in business (MBA) and Urban Planning (M.UPP) from the University of Illinois, Chicago and a bachelor’s degree in architecture (B.ARCH) from the Illinois Institute of Technology.