Steven actively assists clients with acquisition/disposition services, 1031 tax-deferred exchanges, sale-leaseback transactions, property valuation, and retail leasing.
Steven holds a B.A. in Political Science and Economics from the University of Michigan. He is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers. Prior to Joining Friedman, Steven served as Senior Analyst at Emtec, Inc. in Chicago where he was staffed on multiple international financial technology implementation projects (South Africa, Canada, and Latin America). Concurrently, Steven served as Director of Business Development for his family’s specialized hospitality service company and was responsible for its expansion and rapid growth into the Illinois market. Steven’s personal interests include travel, boating, cycling, technology, and community service.