How I can help you
Brian A. Opert, the chief executive of STERLING COMMERCIAL CAPITAL, has more than 30 years' experience in virtually all aspects of commercial and multifamily investment real estate. We have successfully owned, managed, marketed and leased properties. We have developed and constructed a variety of commercial buildings. We have also been managers, borrowers, leasing and mortgage brokers and mortgage bankers. And since 1996, we have been active as direct nationwide lenders in the commercial mortgage finance business. Maintaining offices in New Orleans, Opert oversees all loan originations, evaluations, underwriting and loan documentation.
Opert has also been active as a commercial real estate developer and property owner, and as a senior executive handling retail and commercial leasing, sales and commercial property management throughout New England.
Opert was the senior executive of the property management department for Cushman and Wakefield of Connecticut, Inc.; a principal responsible for medical office building development and construction assignments as a developer in New York; has been an independent commercial mortgage broker as well as the senior executive heading commercial mortgage lending offices, sequentially, for two established nationwide lenders. Opert has been a licensed real estate broker and certified property manager for almost 30 years.
Early in his career, Opert was appointed by the Governor of Massachusetts as the Director of Low Rent Housing Programs for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and prior to that appointment, was a member of the senior staff of the Boston Housing Authority.
Opert earned his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Bridgeport, and his Master’s degree from the University of Maryland School of Social Work and Community Planning. Opert has been a faculty member at the University of Massachusetts and The Boston Architectural College, and also a Design Jury Member with Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design, as well as an adjunct professor at Southern University of New Orleans, and at Tulane University’s Schools of Social Work.
Areas of Expertise
- Business Finance & Accounting
- Business Strategy & Planning
- Business Operations
- Sales, Marketing & Public Relations
- Banking, Finance & Insurance
- Home or Personal Maintenance Services
- Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
- Nonprofit, Public and Professional Organizations
University of Maryland, School of Social Work and Community Planning
MSW in Community Organization, 1970
University of Bridgeport College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
BA in Psychology, 1967
University of Connecticut College of Engineering
Studies in mechanical engineering, 1961-1963