Star Financial We began our business in 1993 and operated as part of a private company for the next five years.
Phone:2129309412 Fax number:2129309494
1114 Avenue of The Americas NY 10036 New York
During that time, we raised over $750 million in equity capital from leading institutional and high-net worth investors such as IBM, DuPont and GM pension funds, as well as the Ziff, Pritzker and Burden (Vanderbilt) families. From 1998 through 2000, we completed a number of strategic corporate acquisitions to complement our organic growth and enhance our business franchise. iStar began trading on the New York Stock Exchange on November 4, 1999. The company is taxed as a real estate investment trust (“REIT”), permitting higher returns on equity at a fraction of the leverage of taxable finance companies.