Senior Vice President
George Smith Partners
Mr. Steffelin is the President and Co Founder of STAC Capital, a SVP at George Smith Partners, and Co Founder of Balcara Group. STAC Capital was formed to finance model home sale lease back transactions, George Smith Partners is a national real estate banking platform, and Balcara Group is a single family rental developer.
Prior to , Edward was Executive Vice President, Capital Markets at Walton Global Holdings (USA) Ltd. He was responsible for institutional debt and equity capital raising.
For two years before joining Walton, Edward also served as Managing Director at ICP Capital in New York City where he specialized in Real Estate Income Trusts (REITs) and non-agency mortgage products. From 2005 to 2008, Edward held the position of Senior Managing Director at GSC Group where he managed a distressed fund called Pendulum in addition to holding a seat on the firm’s Operating Committee. Prior to working with the GSC Group, Edward was with the Trust Company of the West as a Senior Vice President. In this role, he was responsible for creating and managing hedge funds. Between 2001 and 2004, Edward served as Principal at Allianz Risk Transfer, Inc. (New York), a wholly owned subsidiary of Allianz AG, specializing in alternative risks and mortgage related risks.
Edward graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Occidental College with a Bachelor of Arts Honors degree in Economics. He received his Masters degree in Business Administration from the Tuck School at Dartmouth College.