Senior Vice President & Managing Director
Jan Sternin joined Berkdia in 2012 as a senior vice president and member of the servicing division's senior management team. With more than 25 years of experience in commercial mortgage finance, Sternin leads efforts to expand and grow Berkadia's servicing capabilities and portfolio.
Sternin previously served as the managing director of business development for Situs, based in Houston. There she was responsible for developing and implementing global strategic business initiatives and client relations. Prior to joining Situs, Sternin served as senior vice president of commercial and multifamily for the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) and CEO of MISMO, the MBA‚Äôs technology initiative for creating uniform data standards for the real estate finance community.
Over the course of her career, Sternin has also worked with numerous government agencies including the Resolution Trust Corporation, the Office of Thrift Supervision, the Federal Savings and Loan Insurance Corporation, and the Federal Home Loan Banking System. She currently serves on the Commercial Real Estate Finance Council Board of Governors and previously served on the MBA‚ Commercial Board of Governors.
Sternin earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Baker University and Master of Business Administration from the University of Missouri at Kansas City. She received her Certified Mortgage Banker designation in 2005.