Fred Wilpon is Chairman, Co-Founder and Senior Partner of Sterling Equities. He is also a director on the board of the New York Mets and SportsNet New York. Since co-founding Sterling Equities in 1972, Mr. Wilpon has led its growth and evolution over four decades, amassing extensive experience in all aspects of the real estate, sports and media industries. He also supports a number of philanthropic organizations such as the University of Michigan Morris B. Kessler Presidential Scholarship, The Robert J. McGuire Scholarship at St. Francis College and Welcome Back Veterans. Mr. Wilpon received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Michigan.
Saul B. Katz
Saul B. Katz is President, Co-Founder and Senior Partner of Sterling Equities. He is also an observer on the board of the New York Mets and a director on the board of SportsNet New York. Mr. Katz directs Sterling’s real estate operations and oversees Sterling’s non-real estate businesses in the financial services, consulting and entertainment industries. He served as Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Northwell Health System, Inc. and is currently an Honorary Governor of the Brooklyn College Foundation and Chairman of the Executive Committee of JASA. Mr. Katz is a Certified Public Accountant and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Brooklyn College.
Michael Katz is a Senior Partner of Sterling Equities and the Co-Chief Executive Officer of Sterling American Funds, with responsibility for the day-to-day management of its real estate investments. He also serves as a trustee of the Northwell Health System, Inc. and the Jewish Child Care Association. Mr. Katz is a Certified Public Accountant and received a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Bernard M. Baruch College.
Richard A. Wilpon
Richard A. Wilpon is a Senior Partner of Sterling Equities and the Co-Chief Executive Officer of Sterling American Funds, with responsibility for the day-to-day management of its real estate investments and a special focus on acquisitions and dispositions. He is also a trustee of the Brooklyn College Foundation, a member of the Regional Cabinet of Washington University in St. Louis and involved in various other professional, civic and charitable organizations. Mr. Wilpon received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Brooklyn College.
David M. Katz
David M. Katz is a Partner of Sterling Equities, where he evaluates acquisition opportunities and manages the day-to-day operations of Sterling’s non-real estate affiliate companies. Since joining Sterling Equities in 1987, Mr. Katz has been responsible for a wide variety of real estate commercial and residential development projects. He is President of the Henry Kaufmann Campgrounds and a trustee of the Northwell Health System, Inc.. Mr. Katz received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Hofstra University.
Thomas Osterman is a Partner of Sterling Equities, overseeing the development, repositioning and strategic management of Sterling American Funds’ assets as well as the assets in Sterling Equities’ directly held portfolios. Mr. Osterman is a director of the Citizens Union of the City of New York. He is also a trustee of Phipps Houses and a director on the board of the Housing Partnership, two organizations dedicated to creating affordable housing in New York City. Mr. Osterman, a Beyer, Mellon and Rockefeller Fellow, received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Colgate University and Masters degrees in Urban and Regional Planning and Public Administration from the University of Pittsburgh.
Gregory A. Katz
Gregory A. Katz is a Partner of Sterling Equities, with responsibilities for the acquisition, development and disposition of multifamily, commercial and retail properties as well as arranging financing for assets in the Sterling Equities portfolios. Prior to joining Sterling Equities in 2001, he was an associate at Related Companies, where he specialized in retail-anchored mixed-use projects. Mr. Katz received a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Scott A. Wilpon
Scott A. Wilpon is a Partner of Sterling Equities and Vice President at SportsNet New York, where he oversees its partnership with the New York Mets. Mr. Wilpon plays an active role in Sterling Equities’ real estate group, focusing on development of residential, commercial, and retail properties and the management of Sterling Project Development. Prior to joining Sterling in 2005, Mr. Wilpon was a senior associate at CBRE. Mr. Wilpon is currently involved with numerous philanthropic organizations including the New York City Police Foundation and Project ALS. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Boston University.
Todd M. Katz
Todd M. Katz is a Partner of Sterling Equities. His responsibilities include investor relations, the acquisition and disposition of multifamily, commercial and retail properties and arranging financing for assets in the Sterling Equities portfolios. Prior to joining Sterling Equities in 2008, he was an analyst at The Praedium Group, a private equity real estate firm based in New York City. Mr. Katz received a Masters of Business Administration degree from the Columbia Business School and a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan.
Bruce N. Wilpon
Bruce N. Wilpon is a Partner of Sterling Equities, actively involved in the management of Sterling VC and its investments. Prior to joining Sterling Equities, Mr. Wilpon was a community manager at Lerer Hippeau Ventures in New York. He serves on the boards of the David Lynch Foundation, which raises funds to help at-risk populations through the teaching of transcendental meditation, and Playwrights Horizons, a writer’s theater dedicated to the support and development of contemporary American playwrights, composers and lyricists and to the production of their new work. Mr. Wilpon also serves on the board of the Judy and Fred Wilpon Family Foundation. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Brown University and successfully completed extensive graduate work at University of Chicago and Columbia University in the field of classical Japanese literature.