Barton Stern

Bart’s career is dedicated to commercial real estate investment and management. As President of Ventura Investment Co., he leads a firm specializing in ownership and operation of multifamily and commercial properties throughout the southwest U.S.

The firm is active in property acquisition, including recent and planned investments in coastal southern California and Las Vegas, Nevada. Ventura Investment Co. owns the Ivy Apartment Homes and Store Safe Self Storage brands.

Bart is a licensed real estate broker in CA and NV, a licensed building contractor, and holds multiple real estate management certifications. Bart served as the Superior Court Appointed Receiver for the largest multifamily foreclosure case to date in the California Central Coast region.

Industry, community and appointed government positions:

Current Chair – County of Ventura, CA Property Tax Assessment Appeals Board.
Current Chair – Cal State Channel Islands Business School Advisory Council
City Commissioner, City of Camarillo, CA Rent Review Commission.
Director – Ventura County Leadership Academy
Past President – Institute of Real Estate Management, CA Central Coast Chapter.
Past Chair – Camarillo, CA Chamber of Commerce.
Past President – Rotary Club of Camarillo.

Specialties: Acquisition, management and disposition of commercial and multifamily properties in the southwest U.S., including receivership and lender-owned assets.

Barton Stern

Barton Stern