Stewart R. Stender
Partner
Stewart Capital Partners
952-835-7110
sstender@stewartcapitalpartners.com
Stew is founder of Stewart Capital Partners, a firm involved in private equity and commercial real estate investments.

Professional Experience:
  • Stewart Capital Partners, Partner, 2012-Present
  • TC/American Crane Company, Director, 2016-Present (Elk River, Minn.)
  • Superior Iron LLC, Director, 2015-Present (Elk River, Minn.)
  • Superior Steel Erectors, Director, 2015-Present (Elk River, Minn.)
  • SCS Elevator Products Inc., Director, 2014-Present (Red Wing, Minn.)
  • Idea Drilling LLC, Chairman of the Board, 2007-2009 (Virginia, Minn.)
  • Minex, Chairman of the Board, 2007-2009 (Virginia, Minn.)
  • Stewart Lawrence Group, Co-Founder, 2006-2012
  • APEX Asset Management Corporation, Co-Founder & President, 1994-2006
  • Sterling Group, Co-Founder & Principal, 1990-1993
  • Trammell Crow Company, 1982-1990 (Chicago, Ill., and Minneapolis, Minn.)
  • IBM Office Products, Sales , 1980-1981 (Madison, Wis.)
Professional Affiliations and Recognition:
  • NAIOP, The Commercial Real Estate Development Association
    • - Board of Directors – Minnesota Chapter, 1988-1992, 2000-2005
    • - President, Minnesota Chapter, 1991-1992
    • - Presidentís Award Recipient, 1995
    • - Active association member and committee chair, 1982-Present
  • Minnesota Real Estate Journal – Editorial Advisory Board 1998-2016
  • Hennepin County, Condemnation Commissioner, 1990-Present
  • Twin West Chamber of Commerce, Director, 1986-1989
Community Involvement:
  • Minneapolis Institute of Arts
    • - Trustee, 2005-2011
    • - Co-Chair, Antiques Show & Sale, 2005 and 2006
    • - Treasurer, Decorative Arts Curatorial Council, 2001-2004
  • Wisconsin School of Business Dean’s Advisory Board, University of Wisconsin – Madison, 2009-2013
  • Mystic Seaport-The Museum of America and the Sea, Board of Trustees, 2006-2009
  • American Folk Art Society, Member, 2005-Present
  • Fairview Southdale Hospital, Trustee, 1988-2001
  • MSP Airport Re-Use Task Force, Member, 1991-1992
  • Behavioral Healthcare Providers (a Fairview Corporation subsidiary), Director, 1996-1999
  • Plymouth Music Series of Minnesota (Vocal Essence), Director, 1986-1990
Academic Achievement:
  • MBA, Finance (with honors), University of Minnesota 1982
  • BBA, Marketing & Management, University of Wisconsin, Madison 1981
  • Licensed Real Estate Broker, State of Minnesota