Steven W Sorensen is a Partner of Arcis Capital Partners LLC and focuses on theater, media and entertainment investments as well as firm’s business development.
Prior to joining Arcis, Steven was the International Operations Vice President of Manhattan Regional Center LLC for over five years, leading and participating in over $300 million in EB-5 project financing for a portfolio of projects in hotel, health care and Broadway entertainment and Broadway theatre real estate projects. In this role, Steven worked with international banks, real estate due diligence teams, global consulting firms and international securities lawyers in New York and Hong Kong.
In addition to real estate, he has consulted with various New York and Chicago hedge funds, fund of funds and family offices on raising capital from institutions and high net worth individuals from China.
Steven spent 7 years in China, from 2003 to 2010, in Shanghai and Hong Kong. From 2010 to 2016, he has returned to China 4 to 7 times a year.
Steven has a BA in English from John Carroll University, and an MA in English Studies from The University of Hong Kong. In 2010, he completed his M.Phil. with his thesis: “How the US Responds to China’s Rise” examining US-China economic, trade and diplomatic relations since China’s entry to the WTO in 2001.
Steven is proficient in Mandarin Chinese. He is on the advisory board for RocketStar LLC, a small satellite launch company based in New York City.