Managing Director Sharon Sterling joined Terra in 2014, bringing 30 years of demonstrated success in the real estate industry. Sterling focuses much of her work on business development for investment management, asset management and acquisition positions.
Her industry experience is expansive and includes institutional real estate asset management, re-development, acquisition, disposition and sustainability.
Prior to Terra Search Partners, Sterling was senior vice president at Grosvenor and was responsible for the re-development and re-positioning of a commercial and residential property portfolio that included luxury retail, Class A office and institutional quality multi-family properties. Sterling holds a B.A. in Economics and Business from UCLA and earned her Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Southern California Marshall School of Business.
Sharon is a strong advocate for community aid having served on the board of directors for the home rehabilitation non-profit Rebuilding Together. Sharon is also the Director and Founder of the Mercy Team at Grace Church of Marin where she serves on the Consistory. The Mercy Team provides community aid for people suffering from financial, physical, or emotional crisis.
Sharon is a licensed foster parent to two young girls, whom she is in the process of adopting. She jokes that when midlife came along, instead of purchasing a Porsche she brought home two little girls to enrich her life.