Jeffrey Stonger is a partner and serves as the Chief Investment Officer for BMC. Mr. Stonger leads the investment process, overseeing acquisitions and strategic growth initiatives in order to grow and scale the company into new markets and strategies. Prior to BMC, Jeffrey spent several years at Ascentris, a Denver-based real estate private equity firm with nearly $2.5 billion in assets under management, where he was responsible for leading strategic initiatives, as well as acquiring and managing investments across property types in the Western US. Prior to his role at Ascentris, Mr. Stonger was a Managing Director at Amstar, a real estate private equity firm, where he spent 10 years serving in multiple roles across both the U.S. and European investment platforms, and was responsible for sourcing and acquisitions, asset management and capital raising. Notably, Mr. Stonger helped the firm establish Amstar Advisers (which later became Ascentris) as an SEC-Registered Investment Adviser; the firm has since raised over $1 billion of equity from U.S. institutional investors. Stonger graduated cum laude from the University of Southern California with a B.S. in Business and Real Estate Finance. He also graduated from Harvard Business School (PLDA) with a concentration in General Management and Leadership and is a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) charterholder. Stonger previously served four years on the Portfolio Management Committee with the National Council of Real Estate Investment Fiduciaries. He currently serves as a Board Trustee for MindsMatter Denver.