Stephen Gordon

Stephen Gordon

Senior Managing Director, CFO & General Counsel

Mr. Gordon has been associated with Harrison Street since its inception in 2005 and currently serves as the Firm’s CFO and General Counsel.  Mr. Gordon is also a member of Harrison Street’s Executive Committee and serves on the Firm’s Investment Committee. Additionally, Mr. Gordon also serves on the board of directors of all of Harrison Street’s international fund entities and on the Executive Committees of most of Harrison Street’s student housing, senior housing, medical office, self storage and boat storage real estate joint ventures.

During his tenure with the firm, Mr. Gordon has overseen the structuring and formation of each of Harrison Street's six closed end real estate funds representing approximately $4.0 billion in capital commitments, the launch of Harrison Street Core Property Fund, L.P., as well as over 30 joint-ventures with real estate operating partners around the US. Prior to joining the Firm, he was a partner of DLA Piper US LLP, recently ranked as the largest law firm in the world.

Mr. Gordon has participated on numerous panels regarding joint venture investing in the US and Europe and structural and related aspects of REITs and domestic and European real estate private equity funds. Mr. Gordon is a member of the Real Estate Roundtable and the legislative subcommittee of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts. Mr. Gordon received a BA in Accounting from Michigan State University, an MBA from Michigan State University, and a JD (with honors) from the University of Michigan.