Chief Investment Officer

Tarak Patolia joined Sterling in 1994 and currently serves as the Chief Investment Officer. He has been involved in the negotiation, acquisition, asset management and disposition of over $3 billion of real estate and real estate related assets and with the formation of four of the five Sterling American Funds. Prior to Sterling, he was a technical analyst in New York and was a practicing architect and developer for companies he founded in his native India. Mr. Patolia has an MBA in finance from Pace University and a Bachelor’s degree in Architecture from CEPT in Ahmedabad, India.