steven defrancis

founder and CEO, Cortland Partners

Atlanta, Georgia | PathNorth member since 2010


Steven is the founder and CEO of Cortland Partners, a multifamily acquisitions, renovation, and development company headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. He has over two decades of experience in complex multifamily development and management, specializing in unique development and value-add opportunities; he is the visionary behind Cortland's growth, success, and innovative platform. Under his leadership, Cortland has become the industry's sole institutionally scaled, value-add platform and a National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC) Top 50 Owner and Manager.