Role: Firm Co-Head
Sol Raso is head of Stockbridge’s core and value business lines. Mr. Raso joined Stockbridge in 2007 to form Stockbridge’s core and value business, leading client relations and new business development for this effort. Mr. Raso has 35 years of experience in real estate investment and portfolio management. Prior to joining Stockbridge in 2007, he was with RREEF from 1998 through 2007, where he was a member of the firm’s Investment Committee from 2000 to 2007, as well as a member of the North America Policy Committee from 2003 to 2007. In his role as head of the firm’s Global Client Relations Group, Mr. Raso was responsible for managing a large team of fundraising professionals as well as being directly involved with existing and prospective investors. Mr. Raso has previous experience as an Investment Officer and Director of Real Estate for the Colorado Public Employees’ Retirement Association (Colorado PERA) where, during his 10-year tenure, he oversaw the investment of over $2 billion in real estate on behalf of this multi-billion dollar public pension fund. Prior to joining Colorado PERA, Mr. Raso was an investment sales specialist for Coldwell Banker Commercial Real Estate Services. He was the 1997 Chairman of the Pension Real Estate Association (PREA) and is a past Chairman of the University of Colorado Real Estate Council. Mr. Raso graduated from the University of Colorado with a degree in Finance and Real Estate, and received his M.B.A. from the University of Denver.