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Tim Gerlach CPA


Tim Gerlach is the founder of StoneHarbor Capital, a commercial real estate capital markets firm based in Los Angeles. He is responsible for leading the Debt and Structured Finance originations activities across all asset classes.  With over 10 years of experience in the real estate industry, his expertise is in sourcing and executing debt and equity placements through his extensive network of lender relationships, Tim has placed over $1.7 billion of financings with an array of capital sources, including life insurance companies, debt funds, securitized and private lenders, credit unions, banks, and over $600 million with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. 


Tim is a Certified Public Accountant dedicated to providing actionable insights through a strong understanding of financial statements.  He began his career in the real estate group at Ernst & Young, and prior to founding StoneHarbor, worked with the top finance team nationally at IPA Capital (Marcus & Millichap).    

He possesses utmost integrity, enthusiasm, and a strong aptitude for success by taking a "boots on the ground" approach in his preparation, negotiation, and execution to provide value to his clients.  From lease-up and distressed transactions to Borrowers with past credit issues, his energy and multi-faceted expertise translates to innovative capital placement techniques.  He is dedicated to the principle of hard-work and trust in his devotion to serve as an extension of his clients' teams. 

Tim is a Los Angeles native and graduated Cum Laude from USC's Leventhal School of Accounting.  He is currently a member of the USC Lusk Center for Real Estate Board of Directors. When not spending time with his wife and family, Tim enjoys beach volleyball, paddle tennis, surfing, snow sports, as well as volunteering with the Union Rescue Mission and Harvest Home.

CPA Lic. 130463  |  Broker Lic. 02038912

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