Steven Schwartz Managing Director & Co-Head of US Real Estate Debt

StrategyReal Estate

LocationNew York

EducationB.S., Boston University School of Management
M.B.A., The New York University Stern School of Business

Prior ExperienceTorchlight Investors
J.P. Morgan

Steve is a Managing Director and Co-Head of H.I.G.’s U.S. real estate debt fund. He is located in H.I.G.’s New York City office and is responsible for all aspects of the investment process, including origination, underwriting, structuring, closing and oversight of the portfolio.

Steve brings over 30 years of commercial real estate experience to H.I.G., having served in multiple capacities and various leadership roles in the industry.

Before joining H.I.G., Steve was a partner at Torchlight Investors, a leading commercial real estate debt investor, where he served on its Board of Directors and its Investment and Operating Committees. Prior to Torchlight, Steve spent almost 20 years at JP Morgan where he ran their CMBS and Commercial Real Estate groups.

Steve serves on a National Council of the Urban Land Institute, the Investor Council for the Mortgage Bankers Association and on the New York University Stern Real Estate Advisory Board.

Steve obtained a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Boston University School of Management and an M.B.A. from the New York University Stern School of Business, graduating with distinction.