Jason M. Lucas
Jason M. Lucas is the President of Amstar. In addition to this role, Mr. Lucas is the Portfolio Manager for Amstar’s commingled funds investing in Central and Eastern Europe.
Before joining Amstar in 2007, Mr. Lucas was with Broadreach Capital Partners in Los Angeles where he assisted in the acquisition of more than $500 million of office, hospitality, retail and multifamily properties. Prior to that, Mr. Lucas worked for Morgan Stanley Real Estate Funds, where he advised clients on a wide range of financial and strategic alternatives, including mergers, acquisitions, buyouts and capital raises.
Mr. Lucas is a member of ICSC & ULI and is a frequent speaker at professional conferences, including MIPIM, MAPIC and ExpoReal.
Mr. Lucas graduated with honors from Brown University with a B.A. in Economics.
⊕ Managing Director
Kimberly J. Sperry is a Managing Director at Amstar. Ms. Sperry is responsible for acquisitions of all property types on the West Coast and multifamily acquisitions in Denver. Additionally, she manages several of Amstar’s investments within certain U.S. markets. Her responsibilities include acquisitions, joint venture structuring, construction and development, asset management and dispositions. Ms. Sperry's properties include multifamily, office and industrial properties. She also serves on Amstar's Investment Committee.
Prior to joining Amstar in 1998, she was a vice president with the workout division of First Interstate Bancorp. Ms. Sperry serves as a member of the National Multifamily Housing Council's board of directors, is a member of ULI and sits on the Bronze Multifamily Council and the Colorado Multifamily Product Council. She is also a member of the Downtown Denver Partnership.
Ms. Sperry graduated from the University of Colorado with a B.A. in Finance and graduated with honors from the University of Denver with a Master’s Degree in Real Estate and Construction Management.
Jeffrey E. Stronger
⊕ Head of Europe
Jeffrey E. Stonger is Head of Europe at Amstar. Mr. Stonger joined the firm in 2008, and is responsible for managing and expanding the company’s international platform, primarily in Central and Eastern Europe. Mr. Stonger oversees all investment activities in the region, and is also responsible for the company’s European capital raising activities, including client relations and business development.
Prior to his focus on the company’s European investments, Mr. Stonger was responsible for acquisitions, asset management and dispositions of various property types throughout the U.S. Additionally, Mr. Stonger previously served as Chairman of the company’s Valuation Committee.
Mr. Stonger graduated with honors from the University of Southern California, earning a B.Sc. in Business Administration with a focus on Real Estate Finance and Development.