The Sterling Team

David H. Kahn

Senior Managing Director, Business Development

David joined Sterling in 2014 and is a Senior Managing Director of Business Development.  David is responsible for identifying, originating and qualifying new investment opportunities and managing this effort across the firm.

Prior Experience

Previously, he was Director of Investment Development for American Securities where he led that firms business development activities.  Prior to that, he spent five years at GE Global Sponsor Finance where he financed private equity transactions, equity co-investments and limited partnership fund investments, and worked extensively with Sterling. Prior to joining GE, David was a professional in the Corporate Finance and Investment Banking Divisions of Deutsche Bank. David also worked in the Middle Market Banking Group of Chemical Bank (now J.P. Morgan).  David earned a B.A. from Hobart College and an M.B.A. from Columbia University Graduate School of Business.


David is a member of the Advisory Commission on Coastal Waters for the Town of Darien, Connecticut.



M.B.A. Columbia University Graduate School of Business
B.A. Hobart College