Stephen A. Catarinella is the Chief Investment Officer of CAPREIT. During Mr. Catarinella’s tenure with CAPREIT he has been an influential member of the team, having had responsibilities throughout the company including but not limited to managing over $500MM of Market Rate and Affordable Multi-Family Housing transactions, overseeing litigation matters of the company, being extensively involved in construction and service-related projects within the portfolio, securing national contracts, overseeing the formation of strategic business partnerships, and spearheading the implementation of new ideas and tools for the company. Currently, Mr. Catarinella is primarily tasked with assisting in the creation of the development, acquisition, and disposition strategies of the company and implementing such strategies by leading and assisting the transaction teams throughout the entirety of the process. This includes determining the feasibility of any project, as well as a sourcing and working with equity, debt, partners, and third parties necessary for a successful investment. Mr. Catarinella was previously vice president and general counsel of a long-standing real estate firm located in Pittsburgh, PA, and was a litigation associate with a national law firm. Mr. Catarinella received his Juris Doctorate, cum laude, from Villanova University School of Law and his Bachelor of Science in Management, with distinction, from The Pennsylvania State University. Mr. Catarinella is a member of the Bars of New Jersey and Pennsylvania.