About Steven P. Rosenthal

Steven P. Rosenthal is a businessman and philanthropist in the Boston area. Both his professional and philanthropic efforts are motivated by his lifelong passion for solving complex problems and making a positive impact though his work, grounded in the Jewish tradition of Tikkun Olam to repair the world.

West Shore Founder

Steve is the Chairman of West Shore and together with President Lee Rosenthal has created and overseen the expansion of West Shore into a fast-growing, entrepreneurial, and vertically integrated multifamily real estate company. Since founding the company in 2016, Steve’s leadership has driven the company’s disciplined investment strategy and commitment to excellence by leveraging his extensive experience in management to provide investors with meaningful returns and residents a high-quality lifestyle.

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Boston Businessman

Prior to West Shore, Steve was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Northland Investment Corporation, which grew under his leadership into a vertically integrated, $3.5 billion diversified real estate company with a 23,000-unit market rate multifamily portfolio. As Northland’s President and Chief Executive Officer, Steve directed all aspects of Northland’s multifamily, development, and commercial portfolios, including capital formation, investments, and operations, as well as Northland’s strategic direction. Rosenthal also served as the Co-Managing Partner at Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky, and Popeo P.C., a national 500-lawyer Boston-based law firm. Throughout his career, Rosenthal has earned a respected reputation as a disruptive leader who positively impacts the projects he contributes to.

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A firm believer in supporting his community, Steven P. Rosenthal is an active philanthropist in the Boston area. He is credited with founding and developing the ArcTank and the Changing Lives Fund at the Northeast Arc. Rosenthal is a proud supporter of organizations that work to empower individuals with developmental and physical disabilities. Rosenthal focuses his energy on efforts that aim to include and empower individuals with disabilities in their communities. A leader who favors inclusivity, Rosenthal believes strongly in the notion that every member of a community has something special to offer and works to ensure more opportunities are created for more people.

Outside of his work with Northeast Arc, Steven P. Rosenthal also has or has had leadership roles for the benefit of:

  • Robert I. Lappin Foundation
  • American Israel Public Affairs Committee
  • Ruderman Family Foundation
  • The Loomis Chaffee School
  • Massachusetts Convention Center Authority
  • Harvard Alumni Association
  • The Downtown Crossing Partnership
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