Steve is a true leader and a pillar in the real estate community. In 2014, he was awarded with the Council for Quality Growth’s Four Pillar Award, and from 2007 to 2011 the Atlanta Business Chronicle awarded the 12th & Midtown project with multiple Best in Atlanta Real Estate Awards. In 1995, Steve was named Entrepreneur of the Year by Ernst & Young.
In addition to real estate, Steve has a passion for education in the State of Georgia. He currently serves on the Board of Westminster Schools, Alliance Theatre, and Woodruff Arts Center. He previously served on the Boards of: The University of Georgia Foundation, the Georgia State University Council, Spelman College, the Lovett Schools, and the Atlanta Ballet. In 1996 Steve was presented with the Salute to Excellence Award for his involvement at Morehouse College.
Steve has also championed important healthcare research and advancement. Steve has served on the Advisory Board of: the Shepherd Center, the Board of Camp Sunshine, and the Leukemia Society Board. Steve has also served as a Founding member of Camp Twin Lakes and as the President of the National Kidney Foundation.
Both through financial support and leadership roles, Steve is active in the Jewish community. From 1995 to 1998 Steve was President of the Atlanta Jewish Federation. Additionally he was National Campaign Chair for The Jewish Federation of North America from 2002-2004; he is the Past President of The Temple and the Atlanta Chapter of the American Jewish Committee. Steve was awarded the 2011 Lifetime Achievement Award by the Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta and the 1992 Distinguished Service Award by the American Jewish Committee.
Steve received a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Georgia.