Senior Investment Team
Steven Yari
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Steven Yari
Managing Principal

Mr. Yari is co-founder of Stockdale Capital Partners, and the predecessor family office Triyar Companies, and has been actively involved in the development, acquisition and asset management of all real estate activities for nearly 30 years. He has established a diversified portfolio encompassing high-rise commercial and residential buildings, industrial business centers, enclosed shopping malls, retail centers, hotels and single family housing tracts representing nearly $500 million in total transaction value for a family portfolio of over $1.25 billion in asset value. After successfully taking advantage of the real estate opportunities emanating from the economic downturn and liquidity crises in the early 90’s, Steven lead the family to continued diversification into new markets and asset classes, as well as joint-venture relationships with institutional partners.

Michael Mahoney
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Michael Mahoney
Managing Director

Mr. Mahoney has responsibility for origination and structuring investment opportunities, performing acquisition diligence and asset management. Mr. Mahoney became involved with the Stockdale/Triyar entities over 20 years ago and formally joined in 2004. Since that time he successfully executed the development of over $150 million of new build hotels including the W Scottsdale Hotel & Residences and the Aloft Hotel Tempe. He led the Company’s initiative to secure Warburg Pincus as a joint venture partner for the programmatic construction of select-service hotels. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Mahoney was a Director and Practice Leader for PricewaterhouseCoopers from September 1994 through May 2004 where he provided advisory services to a spectrum of hospitality industry clients including developers, lenders, institutional, corporate and individual owners. Mr. Mahoney previously was Owner and President of a hospitality advisory firm specializing in turnaround asset management of hotels and resorts for lenders/owners. Prior to this, Mr. Mahoney also worked as Consultant/Vice President of a Texas-based real estate development company and as Group Development Executive of a U.K.-based development/investment company. Mr. Mahoney has a Degree with Distinction from Southampton College of Technology, U.K.

Daniel Michaels
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Daniel Michaels
Managing Director

Mr. Michaels has responsibility for originating and structuring new investments, as well as fundraising and capital market analysis. Mr. Michaels became involved with Stockdale/Triyar in 2009 and has worked with the Principals since that time in all major aspects of deal acquisition, financing and asset repositioning. Prior to Stockdale, Mr. Michaels was a Vice President at Octavian Advisors, a $2 billion investment advisory firm focused on structured investment opportunities. Prior to Octavian, Mr. Michaels worked at various well-respected institutions including The Carlyle Group, Highbridge Capital and Morgan Stanley after graduating with a double major in Finance and Accounting from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.

Shawn Yari
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Shawn Yari
Managing Principal

Mr. Yari is the co-founder of Stockdale Capital Partners and the predecessor family office Triyar Companies and has been actively involved in the development, acquisition and asset management of all real estate in Arizona throughout his career. Mr. Yari has been based in Scottsdale for 18 years and has acquired several million square feet of office, retail and industrial, as well as developed and now operates the W Hotel and aLoft located in Scottsdale and Tempe, respectively. During this period, Mr. Yari also assembled several thousand acres of land which was ultimately entitled and successfully exited, as well as created what is now considered the “entertaiment district” through the acquisition and development of several parcels in downtown Scottsdale. Mr. Yari graduated with a Bachelor of Science from the Seaver Business College of Pepperdine in 1992.

Paula Pfleuger
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Paula Pfleuger
Vice President

Ms. Pfleuger has responsibility for structuring investment opportunities, performing acquisition diligence and asset management. Ms. Pfleuger became involved with the Stockdale/Triyar entities in 2006 where her role involved market research and financial and investment analyses as well as the negotiation of purchase and sale agreements and management, franchise, and third-party tenant agreements. Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Pfleuger was a Director and Practice Leader at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and from 2004 to 2006 managed the firm’s Hospitality & Leisure practice in the Western U.S. Throughout her 14 years with PwC, she advised hotel owners, major hotel companies, developers, lenders, investment banks and law firms on many aspects of the hospitality business. Prior to this, Ms. Pfleuger held two positions in which she provided hospitality consulting services. Ms. Pfleuger has been a speaker at several industry conferences including Americas Lodging Investment Summit (ALIS), Meet the Money and the UCLA Real Estate Conference. She graduated in 1982 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Hospitality Management from Florida International University in Miami, Florida.

Barry Bartle
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Barry Bartle
President - Stockdale Property Management

Mr. Bartle is responsible for all functions of Stockdale Property Management including management, leasing, tenant relations, budgeting, reporting, capital projects, maintenance and oversight of employees. He brings 30 years of leadership experience with property management companies from both an ownership and third-party perspective. His resume includes positions of regional responsibility for property management divisions of RREEF, Pacific Office Properties, Cushman & Wakefield, Colliers International and Tishman West Companies. Most recently he was President of Property Management for NAI Horizon, responsible for starting and growing a third-party management company. Mr. Bartle has directly managed a variety of commercial properties including high-rise, retail, industrial and mixed-use developments. He has significant experience in asset management, leasing, tenant improvements, capital improvements, property redevelopment, and as a court appointed receiver. He began his career as a property accountant for Tishman West Companies gaining the title of Assistant Controller shortly thereafter before moving into their property management division as Vice President. Mr. Bartle graduated from Lehigh University with a B.S. degree in Accounting. He received an MBA in Finance-Risk Management from Walden University.

Dennis Harris
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Dennis Harris
Managing Director

Mr. Harris is responsible for all tax and accounting activities, as well as managing legal and compliance topics at Stockdale. Prior to joining the Company in 2010, Mr. Harris was a Managing Director of OnTerra Partners, a private equity real estate fund established by ONEX Corporation as its Western U.S. real estate opportunity platform. Prior to this, Mr. Harris was President, CFO and General Counsel of S.K.Y Management LLC where he increased company equity values by more than $400 million. Mr. Harris also served as President of the Inland Empire Division of K.Hovnanian Companies of California. Prior to that, Mr. Harris was President, CFO and General Counsel of First City Properties where he executed the successful turnaround of this national real estate company, controlled by the Canadian Belzberg family. Prior to that, Mr. Harris was a shareholder in Pacht, Ross, Warne, Bernhard & Sears, Inc., specializing in real estate matters and all areas of Federal income taxation. During his legal career, Mr. Harris was also associated with the real estate firm of Pircher, Nichols and Meeks. Mr. Harris attended the University of Notre Dame and the University of Southern California where he received his B.S., M.B.A., M.B.T. and M.S.B.A. Mr. Harris also attended Georgetown Law School and Loyola Law School where he earned his J.D., magna cum laude, as well as his L.L.M. (Taxation), with honors. He is an active member of the State Bar of California and was a Certified Specialist in Taxation Law in California. Mr. Harris was also a member of the varsity crew team while attending USC.

Sean Blitz
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Sean Blitz
Vice President

Mr. Blitz is responsible for underwriting, acquisition, and asset management duties at Stockdale Capital. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Blitz spent two years on the west coast acquisitions team of J.P. Morgan’s Global Real Assets group where he was responsible for purchasing core, value-add and opportunistic deals across all major asset classes on behalf of various commingled and separate account clients.
Prior to J.P. Morgan, Mr. Blitz spent six years at Eastdil Secured / Wells Fargo Securities. Initially, he focused on property level, private market transactions including, including debt and equity sale, financing, and recapitalization transactions for individual properties in the western United States as well as many national portfolios. With the purchase of Wachovia by Wells Fargo, Mr. Blitz helped to build the Real Estate Investment Banking platform across the west coast, and began to focus on portfolio level strategic alternatives and public market executions.
Mr. Blitz graduated from the University of Wisconsin – Madison, School of Business with a BBA in Real Estate and Urban Land Economics as well as Finance, Investment, and Banking.