Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Kurschat founded Clear Sky Capital in 2009 and serves as its Chief Executive Officer. He has ultimate responsibility for the Firm’s investment strategy, growth initiatives, capital formation, risk management and operations.
Mr. Kurschat has over two decades of principal real estate investing experience with expertise in sourcing, acquisitions, structuring, development, redevelopment and repositioning. Under his leadership, Clear Sky Capital is a leading investor and operator with value-add platforms focused on multifamily, self storage, car wash, manufactured housing and co-working salon suites. He has established extensive relationships with U.S. and Canadian-based retail and institutional investors and has formed investment vehicles that support their investing needs. Prior to founding Clear Sky Capital, Mr. Kurschat was founder of a boutique real estate investment management firm focused on multifamily transactions primarily located in Canada. He began his career as an entrepreneur and syndicated various multifamily transactions with joint venture partners and investors.
Mr. Kurschat received his Structural Engineering diploma from British Columbia Institute of Technology in Burnaby, British Columbia. He actively supports various nonprofit conservation organizations including Trout Unlimited, Wild Salmon Center and Pheasant Forever.