Hunter Steffien


 As a Director at Faris Lee Investments, Hunter Steffien specializes in the acquisition and disposition of net leased investments with a specific focus Single Tenant Assets. 

Mr. Steffien hit the ground running with Faris Lee Investments by quickly becoming a top performer in the company and earning an astounding reputation amongst his clients who consist of private-office owners, developers, REITS, franchisees & corporate restaurant chains. Mr. Steffien’s early and continued success is based almost exclusively on positive referrals. He has earned the trust of his clients by working tirelessly on their behalf and his close attention to detail. 

Prior to joining Faris Lee, Mr. Steffien handled the franchise development for the QSR chain, Del Taco. During his tenure at Del Taco, he gained a profound understanding of what it takes for a business to be successful including the fundamentals of the real estate, the strength of the operator and the recognition of the brand. Mr. Steffien heavily contributed to Del Taco’s expansive new unit growth by signing franchisees to the brand in such states as MI, CA, OR, TX, TN, SC, FL, GA, NJ & PA and guiding them through the critical site selection process tailoring the site criteria to their specific markets. He also played a role in Del Taco’s acquisition and disposition of real estate assets including a portfolio sale of 22 corporate stores that sold for approximately $30.0 Million.

Mr. Steffien is an alumnus of Colgate University in Hamilton, NY, and St. Margaret’s Episcopal High School in San Juan Capistrano, CA. He played Division IAA Football during his time at Colgate University. His current hobbies include studying history, traveling the world and all things sports. Mr. Steffien is an active member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) & International Franchise Association (IFA).