Stephen is the Founder and President of Revel Development Corporation and is responsible for all design, development, acquisition, financing and strategic activities. Stephen expresses his passion for design through real estate development creating unique communities. Stephen has personally acquired and financed all Revel assets (1000 apartment suites) exceeding $150MM in four years. He has assembled land for future multifamily intensification for over one thousand additional units. His eye for design and problem solving ability comes from a degree in Systems Design Engineering from the University of Waterloo. He began his development career by turning a side-split single family house in Waterloo into a technology incubator on Batavia Place. Stephen was previously a Development Associate at Auburn Developments Inc. where he played a key role in the approvals of the Arrow Lofts in Kitchener and the community changing brownfield development at the BarrelYards in Waterloo. In his career prior to Revel, he managed the relocation of an entire natural gas powerplant from New York City to Texas, changed the way automotive engineers prototype engine control systems and developed a economically viable plan to convert waste animal oils into bio-diesel fuel.
Stephen’s personal interests are in historic homes, foregone architecture, unique food and beverage, interesting cars, telemark skiing and cycling of all sorts.