Sterling Jawitz is the Head of Real Estate Strategic Partnerships at Common Living Inc. Sterling is in charge of growing and maintaining relationships with large-scale real estate developers, owners and investors in all target markets. As the first employee of Common, Sterling spent more than a year as Head of Real Estate Acquisitions focusing on real estate acquisitions, real estate strategy and project specific analysis.
Prior to the launch of Common, Sterling focused on real estate development in New York City. His emphasis was on high-density co-living spaces that provided both social and professional development services and amenities. Sterling also worked in real estate capital markets, primarily with institutional investors looking to deploy equity and debt. Sterling served as the Director of Real Estate Acquisitions for Sierra Real Estate, a boutique real estate development and acquisitions firm located in Manhattan. Having worked on real estate projects throughout the United States, the People's Republic of China and the Republic of Korea (Songdo IBD), Sterling has a global vision and a unique perspective on real estate development and financing.
Sterling is a graduate of Washington University in St. Louis, where he majored in Mandarin with minors in both Finance and Political Science. He attended Phillips Exeter Academy for high school after returning to the United States after living in Hong Kong and the United Kingdom.