A leading lawyer in the single-family residential housing industry, Stephen Blevit has handled more than $100 billion of transactions involving single-family homes, including term and warehouse financings, single and multiborrower securitizations, joint ventures, investment funds, and mergers and acquisitions. Steve’s clients include Wall Street banks, special opportunities hedge funds, private market lenders, private equity funds, debt funds, and public and privately held companies.
Steve is known for his ability to handle a wide variety of novel transactions involving the financing of single-family homes. He developed the financing and securitization documentation that is widely used at all levels of single-family rental finance today. Steve has handled securitizations named “Structured Finance Deal of the Year” for 2013 by International Financing Review and “SFR Securitization of the Year” at the 2022 Information Management Network SFR industry awards . Steve also structured and handled the novel Zillow 2021-1 and 2021-2 securitizations.
Previously, Steve worked for billionaire entrepreneur Eli Broad as assistant to the chairman of SunAmerica Inc., where he handled mergers and acquisitions and corporate development responsibilities and was also involved in the management of its alternative asset portfolio. Steve is also a Certified Public Accountant and was an adjunct professor at the University of Southern California Gould School of Law, where he taught mergers & acquisitions for four years.