Joel S. Thomsen
Mr. Thomsen has served as President of the Trust since 2020 and has been renamed Chief Investment Officer as of 2023. He has over 25 years of experience in finance, accounting and strategic leadership that benefits the Trust.
- President – Sterling Office and Industrial Trust and Sterling Multifamily Trust
- Chief Executive Officer – Sterling Management, LLC
- 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