About Stephen J. Koessl
Stephen (Steve) J. Koessl - President
Phone: (651) 307-9052
Fax: (651) 340-1128
Steve Koessl is a founding partner of J&S Partners. Prior to establishing J&S Partners, in 2001, Steve was the Private Equity Analyst for the 3M Pension Fund, where he led research on alternative investment strategies such as, venture capital, leveraged buyout, debt-related and real estate partnerships. Steve advised senior management on new commitments in private equity funds as well as portfolio management issues. Prior to 3M, Steve worked with the Domestic Equity Group as an Investment Analyst with the Minnesota State Board of Investment, where he coordinated fund performance and oversaw current and potential domestic equity managers for the $50 billion fund.
Steve earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Minnesota, and pursued graduate studies at the University of St. Thomas and Trinity College in Oxford, England.
Steve focuses on implementing risk management strategies, portfolio design and analytics for J&S Partners' clients and pursuing those investment opportunities that best meet their financial goals and objectives.