Mr. Sterlace is involved in all aspects of DM’s development projects and is responsible for the execution and management of all design, permitting, and construction activities at DM.

Prior to working with DM, Mr. Sterlace’s 18 years in Real Estate included managing the development of complex projects, from acquisition through disposition and across multiple product types. As Executive Vice President of Brian Spiers Development, Mr. Sterlace was responsible for all phases of mixed-use developments including due diligence and financial feasibility, debt and equity investor relations and reporting, entitlements, community relations, as well as managing the design, permitting, construction, marketing, leasing and sales.  He has directly managed over $1 Billion in ground up projects, including recently four high-density residential condominium and apartment developments in San Francisco totaling 250 units and approximately $300M in value: Linea, 1600 Market, 2100 Market and 235 Valencia Street.

Prior to joining Brian Spiers Development Mr. Sterlace served as a consultant with Exponent, and as a Senior Project Manager with Roebbelen Contracting.  His industry experience spans multiple sectors including Mixed-Use Multi Family Residential, Office, Commercial, Low-Income Housing, Healthcare, Higher Education, Public Works, K-12 and Heavy Civil.  He is actively involved in trade organizations including the American Society of Civil Engineers, the Urban Land Institute, and the San Francisco Housing Action Coalition.

Mr. Sterlace holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of California Berkeley, a Master of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Southern California, a Master’s of Business Administration from the University of California Berkeley’s Haas School of Business and is a licensed Professional Civil Engineer in the state of California since 2008.