Joel S. Thomsen

President

Biography

Mr. Thomsen has served as President of the Trust since 2020. He has over 25 years of experience in finance, accounting and strategic leadership that benefits the Trust.

Current Experience

  • President – Sterling Office and Industrial Trust and Sterling Multifamily Trust
  • Chief Executive Officer – Sterling Management, LLC

Previous Experience

  • Chief Investment Officer – Sterling Multifamily Trust, Sterling Office and Industrial Trust, Sterling Management, LLC
  • Chief Executive Officer – GOLDMARK Property Management, Inc.
  • Founder and CEO –  Black Arbor Group
  • Managing Director – Bell Wealth Management
  • Equity partner – Eide Bailly LLP, Fargo

Education and Designations

  • Bachelor of Accountancy from the University of North Dakota
  • Certified Public Accountant in Minnesota and North Dakota
  • Certified Financial Examiner
  • Accredited Reinsurance Administration
  • Registered representative of Gardner Financial Services, Inc.
  • Real estate agent in North Dakota
  • Holds 7/66 securities licenses