Robert Newstead joined StackSource as a Capital Advisor in 2021 with nearly 20 years of industry experience in various roles including debt and equity placement, investing, and consulting. He has closed over US $1.5B in debt and equity financing transactions for office, retail, industrial, self-storage, multifamily, senior assisted living, and both residential and commercial condominium properties throughout the US, Japan, South America, and Europe with various capital sources including Banks, Life Insurance Companies, Wall Street Investment Banks, Bridge Lenders, GSE Agencies, and Institutional Equity. Robert has invested in multifamily and commercial real estate valued at over $350MM, and he has consulted on various projects in the US, Europe, and Asia valued at over US $10B. Prior to StackSource, Robert founded Guardrail Finance, LLC in 2013. The firm has partnered with StackSource to provide real estate mortgage banking services for the middle market. Robert has also worked for CBRE Capital Markets, Capmark Finance (and its predecessor GMAC Commercial Mortgage), Blackpoint Capital Advisors, and Booz Allen Hamilton. He is a licensed Broker in the State of California. Robert has worked and lived in the San Francisco Bay Area, Hawaii, Tokyo, Japan, and the Netherlands. Newstead is married with two children.