Mr. Sotolov has been a Senior Vice President, Regional Manager of iStar Financial Inc. since 2008. Over that period of time, Mr. Sotolov has been responsible for managing iStar's portfolio of real estate loans, investments, and owned assets throughout the Southwest Region including Texas, Arizona, Nevada and Southern California. Mr. Sotolov has successfully managed and restructured over two dozen loans with an aggregate loan exposure exceeding $1 billion. In addition, Mr. Sotolov has facilitated the transition of multiple non-performing loans to real estate owned, and subsequently managed the development, re-entitlement, repositioning, lease-up and/or sales of those projects. Prior to joining iStar, Mr. Sotolov spent eight years with Fremont Investment & Loan. From 2005-2007, Mr. Sotolov served as Senior Vice President in the Phoenix Loan Origination Office of Fremont where he was responsible for sourcing, structuring and executing over $1.2 billion in commercial real estate loans across multiple product types including condominiums, apartments, office, retail, hotel and land development. From 2000-2005, Mr. Sotolov held various positions in the Asset Management group at Fremont where he was responsible for managing a portfolio of bridge and construction loans located across the country. Mr. Sotolov graduated from the University of California at Los Angeles with Bachelors of Science Degrees in Geology and Civil Engineering.