C. Jay Steigerwald III

Leadership Team

The Clancy, San Francisco

C. Jay Steigerwald III

Chief Executive Officer

mobile: (469) 435-8302  |  jsteigerwald@ashfordsecurities.com

C. Jay Steigerwald III is the Chief Executive Officer of Ashford Securities LLC (“ASEC”). Mr. Steigerwald’s career has specialized in fundraising and designing alternative investment products. Those efforts have included product structuring, investment strategy, fundraising, budgeting, hiring, financial reporting, and forming broker-dealer syndicates. Mr. Steigerwald has extensive experience building long-term relationships within the broker-dealer community that are centered around strategic thinking, execution, transparency, honesty, and exceptional service. In his tenure at ASEC, Mr. Steigerwald has grown ASEC to 29 professionals who raised over $750M of capital across three products in a little over two and a half years as managing dealer.

Mr. Steigerwald is active in the Investment Program Association and previously served as the Chair of the Program Team for more than seven years. Prior to joining ASEC, Mr. Steigerwald served as Executive Director for W. P. Carey Inc. and President of Carey Financial, where he oversaw all broker-dealer relationships, financial reporting, and managing the National Accounts and Due Diligence Departments. While at W. P. Carey, Mr. Steigerwald was instrumental in the company raising over $7B of capital. Over the course of his career, Mr. Steigerwald has been instrumental in raising over $12B of capital for a variety of issuers. Prior to joining W. P. Carey, Mr. Steigerwald was a Vice President at CNL Securities, where he managed the Western Region National Accounts Department.

Mr. Steigerwald earned his B.Sc. in Chemistry at Muhlenberg College in Allentown, PA. He currently lives in Dallas, TX with his dogs Benjamin and Bella.