Our Team

Fairview 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 has led the firm’s investing and asset management activities for over 10 years. Nels has primary responsibility for the entire investment process of Fairview; including purchasing and originating loans, as well as managing real estate and working through distressed credits. 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. 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 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.
Ian McCarthy, Director
//DIRECTOR 
Ian McCarthy
Ian McCarthy, Director
Ian McCarthy
//DIRECTOR
Ian is the Director at Fairview Partners Investment Management, LLC for fundraising, origination, and loan purchasing activities. Ian joined Fairview from Stabilis Capital Management with a background in middle market bridge loan originations. His addition brings a New York City outpost for Fairview that will strengthen small balance originations and purchases as well as expand their investor base. After graduating from Kenyon College with a major in Economics and concentration in Arabic Language, Ian worked in San Francisco for Rockwood Real Estate Advisors. The subsequent merger of Rockwood with Auction.com (Ten-X Commercial) took Ian to New York City. When he is not at his desk, he is usually on a bike and is active with the non-profit arm of his team - Foundation Cycling.
//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.  
Michelle Stevenson
//OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR 
Michelle Stevenson
Michelle Stevenson
Michelle Stevenson
//OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR

Michelle serves as the Office Administrator for Fairview Partners Investment Management, LLC in Seattle, WA. She brings over 12 years of experience in real estate and property management.  Seasoned in high-performance settings, Michelle also graduated with a degree in Media Design specializing in Marketing.