D.J. Belock

DJ Belock

D.J. Belock

Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Belock serves as Chief Financial Officer for Sterling Organization and its related companies. Mr. Belock is responsible for all financial aspects of the company including property, investor and fund accounting, financial planning and analysis, capital markets, tax planning and compliance, and treasury operations. He also serves on all the company’s Fund Investment Committees.

Prior to joining Sterling Organization, Mr. Belock was the Senior Vice President of Finance at Phillips Edison and Company (owner and operator of approximately 400 shopping centers across the United States) from 2013 to 2016, and was responsible for all financial and internal control activities including planning and reporting, capital markets, portfolio financial management, fundraising, investor relations, treasury and risk management. During Mr. Belock’s tenure, he led numerous initiatives to help create a best-in-class accounting and finance platform. Prior to that role, Mr. Belock spent nearly eight years at Goldman Sachs, most recently as a Senior Vice President in Real Estate Investment Banking, providing strategic and financial advice to companies in the real estate, hospitality and leisure sectors. Mr. Belock led client coverage for over 20 companies and his retail real estate clients included Kite Realty Group, Pennsylvania REIT, Taubman Centers and The Mills Corporation. Mr. Belock joined Goldman Sachs after three years at Bear Stearns in the Real Estate, Gaming, and Lodging group in Investment Banking.

Mr. Belock received an MBA from Columbia Business School and a BBA in Finance from the University of Notre Dame.