Steven Taslitz

Mr. Taslitz is the Chairman and Co-Founder of Sterling Partners.  Mr. Taslitz is closely involved in the strategy and execution of Sterling’s investment platform, which invests and manages across strategies and asset classes, including start-ups, early stage investments, middle market PE buyouts, public equity, quantitative investment strategies, and real estate.

With nearly 40 years of private investment experience, Mr. Taslitz brings a wealth of knowledge to the firm and its investments.  Sterling was born from the entrepreneurial spirit of Mr. Taslitz and his co-founders, and the firm has maintained a focus on partnership and scrappiness.  Mr. Taslitz’s greatest professional accomplishments have been those companies that he took from mere concepts to billion dollar exits and IPOs.

Mr. Taslitz led the firm as it raised billions of dollars of equity across eight institutional funds over the last nearly four decades.  While Mr. Taslitz is still involved in the management of Sterling’s institutional funds, he also spends his time investing on behalf of his and his partners’ multi-family office.

Mr. Taslitz has been and continues to be involved with and support many not-for-profit organizations and charities, primarily those focused on education.  He served on the Illinois Board of Higher Education and has been a significant contributor to many inner city and public not-for-profit organizations.


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