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Thomas Sternfeldt is the Principal at Sternfeldt + Co, a specialty owner’s representative firm based in New York City.
Sternfeldt + Co.’s clients include direct to consumer brands that are looking to grow their physical presence as well as established retailers seeking a new approach to their existing expansion strategies. Some of the firm’s recent work includes the Nordstrom Local concept in New York City’s West Village as well as Cuyana’s roll-out to major markets across the US. In addition to retail, Sternfeldt + Co. is currently overseeing the redevelopment of a property in Brooklyn for a San Francisco based hospitality group.
Prior to launching his firm in 2018, Tom was a senior member of the team at Warby Parker, where he was responsible for overseeing the company’s corporate, retail and supply chain expansion across North America. Before Warby Parker, Tom spent 10 years as a Project Manager for construction/development firms across the United States and Australia. Since arriving in New York City in 2010, he has led projects in some of the city’s most iconic historical buildings, including Carnegie Hall, the Park Avenue Armory and the American Museum of Natural History.
Tom received his MBA from Columbia Business School and holds a Bachelor of Science in Construction Management from Central Queensland University. He lives in Manhattan and enjoys spending his spare time with friends, family and his dog, Arnold at their recently completed residential project in Amagansett, NY.
Kevin Thompson is a Vice President at MCAP Advisers, a boutique real estate private equity firm based in New York. In addition to asset management, he focuses on executing the firm’s financing strategies, investment restructurings, dispositions.
Kevin has been with MCAP Advisers since its inception in 2011. MCAP Advisers specializes in low-to-moderate income housing; senior living; and distressed, defaulted and/or non-rated municipal bonds secured by real estate. Specifically, MCAP has purchased, restructured and developed more than 8,000 multifamily housing units nationwide and 2,100 senior living beds.
Kevin received his bachelor’s degree in Economics from Duke University, a Master of Management Studies from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University, and a Master of Business Administration from Columbia University. He is a National Board Member of the Duke University Young Alumni Development Council and Chairperson of its New York Chapter.