New York, NY – CanAm Enterprises, one of the leading regional center operators in the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Visa Program, is celebrating its 30th anniversary by growing the ranks of its management team. Recently, Gary “Skip” Stern joined CanAm Enterprises as its Managing Director of Legal Affairs after a 35-year career at the internationally-renowned law firm, Sidley Austin LLP. At Sidley Austin, Mr. Stern headed up the Global Finance Group, and has worked extensively on financing transactions under the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program, including closing more than 25 deals, mostly on behalf of CanAm Enterprises. These transactions have utilized a variety of structures and have involved projects in a wide range of industries such as media and entertainment, hotel, office, residential and retail building construction, manufacturing, healthcare, education sectors, transportation, shipping, and tourism. CanAm Enterprises President and CEO Tom Rosenfeld remarked of Mr. Stern’s joining CanAm Enterprises, “We are thrilled to have Skip onboard. It’s been a tremendous pleasure working with him at Sidley Austin over the past years, and his expertise in finance and securities laws, as well as his integrity and experience, will help lead our elite team to the next level.” Mr. Stern has been recognized as Chicago “Lawyer of the Year” in Banking and Finance Law in the 2015 edition of The Best Lawyers in America and as a “Best Lawyer” in Securitization and Structured Finance Law (2006–2017). He has also been recognized by Chambers USA 2013–2017 in Capital Markets: Securitization, in Legal 500 US 2013–2017 in Finance: Structured Finance and in IFLR1000 as a “Leading Lawyer” in Structured Finance and Securitization in the United States.
CanAm Enterprises, with over three decades of experience promoting immigration-linked investments in the US and Canada, has a demonstrated track record of success. With over 60 financed projects and $3 billion in raised EB-5 investments, CanAm has earned a reputation for credibility and trust. To date, CanAm has repaid more than $2.26 billion in EB-5 capital from over 4,530 families. CanAm manages several USCIS-designated regional centers that stretch across multiple states. For more information, please visit www.canamenterprises.com.