Steven Fischler

Steven Fischler

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Steven Fischler is the Co-Owner and Chief Investment Officer of RMWC. He manages the firm’s real estate investment strategies and oversees the origination, underwriting, and asset management team. Fischler also established SRF Ventures, a boutique real estate advisory firm, and New Gables Capital, a private commercial real estate lender. Since 2011, he has successfully built both enterprises by advising on, asset managing, and originating over $2.7 billion of real estate loans and investments.

Professional Experience

Academic History


  • Fischler started his career at Lehman Brothers in 2004 and worked in the commercial real estate group until 2011. 
  • After Lehman’s bankruptcy in September 2008, he was retained by the bankruptcy experts managing the Lehman Estate to specialize in condominium and mixed-use project workouts. 
  • He completed workouts, restructurings, foreclosures, and recovery strategies on Lehman’s investment properties, including:
  • From 2008 to 2011, he managed over 200 investments and oversaw some of the most complicated Lehman real estate investments, where he:
    • completed a deed-in-lieu of foreclosure;
    • restarted a sales and marketing campaign to sell the unsold condominium units;
    • implemented a seller financing program; and
    • restructured the hotel management agreement with Canyon Ranch.