Our Team

our-teamFairview serves as an investment manager to private real estate Funds, and offers investment advisory services to other privately held Funds and to separately managed accounts.  Our core investment objective in managing Funds is to provide our investors with positive, risk-adjusted returns with a focus on the protection of capital.

Click on a team member below to see their full bio.
//PRINCIPAL 
Nels Stemm
Nels Stemm
//PRINCIPAL
Nels Stemm is a co-founding principal of Fairview Partners Investment Management, LLC and leads the firm’s investing and asset management activities. His background and experience in the real estate investment process provides for creative strategies in targeting and managing investments for the firm. Prior to Fairview, Nels was a development manager for the Kapalua Resort in Maui, Hawaii where he managed the development of multiple residential, retail, restaurant, and office properties. This included all aspects of design, financial modeling & control, entitlements, and contracting strategy. Nels holds a B.S. in Construction Management from the University of Washington.
//PRINCIPAL 
Carson Rasmussen
Carson Rasmussen
//PRINCIPAL
Carson Rasmussen is a co-founding principal of Fairview Partners Investment Management, LLC. and has been involved in all phases of the firm’s development since its founding in 2011. Carson oversees fundraising activities on behalf of Fairview, as well as day-to-day operations of the firm, strategic planning, and new business development. Prior to Fairview, Carson was the head trader at Archon Capital Management, a private investment firm specializing in small to mid-cap equity investments. Carson holds a B.S. from the University of Washington and an M.B.A. from the University of Notre Dame.
//LOAN ORIGINATIONS 
Chris Saites
Chris Saites
//LOAN ORIGINATIONS
Chris serves an investment adviser at Fairview Partners Investment Management, LLC providing support to the investor relations team as well as leading up the loan origination platform for the firm. Chris has spent most of his professional career in the field of banking. He found his passion for building strong client relationships at M&I Marshall & Ilsley Bank and quickly became a highly valued producer.  As a Senior Analyst in Global Markets Securities at Bank of America, he specialized in trade process automation and fixed income trading platform integration. Most recently, Chris was the Director of Business Development at a leading tech start-up in Seattle. Chris holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
//LOAN ACQUISITIONS 
Andrew Parker
Andrew Parker
//LOAN ACQUISITIONS
Andrew serves as an independent contractor to Fairview Partners Investment Management, LLC providing support in sourcing, underwriting, and due diligence of potential acquisitions. Andrew worked at the Macquarie Group as a Managed Fund Specialist, where he excelled in building relationships with investors and advisors in the private banking industry. He specialized in financial analysis and modeling to support the development, implementation and promotion of various investment products. Prior to his work with Macquarie Andrew was a Logistics Officer in the Royal Australian Navy. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Management from the University of New South Wales.
//DIRECTOR OF LOAN SERVICING 
Rosann Harris
Rosann Harris
//DIRECTOR OF LOAN SERVICING
Rosann serves as the Director of Loan Servicing for Seacrest Advisors, LLC "Seacrest", a wholly owned subsidiary of Fairview Partners, LLC, and sole servicer for each loan owned by Fairview managed Funds. Rosann has specialized in loan servicing and asset management for the past 30 years. Most recently Rosann worked as Assistant Vice President in the commercial loan servicing department at Homestreet Bank, responsible for oversight of a substantial loan portfolio. Prior to that, she spent time with Alliant Capital and Ned Eichler & Associates serving in a variety of capacities including, loan processing, closing management, servicing, and asset management.
//SENIOR ANALYST 
Max Thornes
Max Thornes
//SENIOR ANALYST
Max serves as an investment adviser at Fairview Partners Investment Management, LLC providing support to the asset management team in underwriting and due diligence. Max joined Fairview in the summer of 2014 as an intern primarily focused on real estate and credit analysis tasks for the acquisition team. Max graduated from the University of Washington Foster School of Business with a focus in Finance and Marketing. He also received his Sales Certificate at Foster under the guidance of Jack Rhodes. Max is a licensed real estate broker in Washington State. Max actively volunteers for the Rotary Boys & Girls Club of Seattle, Run to Win and Seattle’s St. Martin de Porres.  
//LOAN SERVICING ANALYST 
Rachel Barnes
Rachel Barnes
//LOAN SERVICING ANALYST
Rachel serves as a loan servicing analyst for Seacrest Advisors, LLC “Seacrest”, a wholly owned subsidiary of Fairview Partners, LLC and provides support to Fairview upper management with compliance and data tracking. Rachel joined Fairview in early 2017. Rachel graduated from University of Wisconsin Milwaukee with a Masters in Urban Planning, and from Indiana University with a Bachelor’s in Communications, a minor in Spanish, and a certificate in Jewish Studies. Prior to joining Fairview, Rachel has worked as a freelance Editor and Writer, and has a variety of experience in standardized testing, customer service, television, and theater.
//ANALYST 
Elliot Voss
Elliot Voss
//ANALYST
Elliot Voss serves as an Analyst providing support to the investment management team at Fairview Partners Investment Management, LLC.  Prior to joining Fairview Partners in the Fall of 2017, Elliot completed an internship at Eastern Consolidated in New York City, a commercial real estate investment advisory firm.   Elliot earned his BA Degree in Geography, with a minor in Political Science from Colgate University in Hamilton, New York. While at Colgate, he was Captain of the Men’s Club Lacrosse Team. Elliot is a licensed Real Estate Salesperson in New York.