Mr. Sleeper joined The Praedium Group in 2008. He is responsible for portfolio and asset management. In addition, he is responsible for sourcing mezzanine and debt investments and expanding the Company’s reach in the credit markets.
Prior to joining The Praedium Group, Mr. Sleeper served as a Managing Director in the Real Estate Finance group at Credit Suisse, handling the structuring and organization of large real estate mortgage and mezzanine loans, as well as equity and preferred equity investments. During his tenure at Credit Suisse, Mr. Sleeper oversaw the workout and liquidation of a real estate portfolio originated by Credit Suisse’s prior securitization group valued at nearly $10 billion. Prior to joining Credit Suisse, Mr. Sleeper was a partner at the law firm Shearman & Sterling in New York where he specialized in real estate transactions.
Mr. Sleeper received a B.A. in Economics (magna cum laude) from Tufts University, a J.D. from Cornell Law School (Law Review) and an M.B.A. from Cornell Business School.