Monte M. Brem

Executive Chairman
Monte M. Brem has served as StepStone’s Executive Chairman since January 2022. He served as the firm’s Chief Executive Officer since he co-founded StepStone in January 2007 until he became its Co-Chief Executive Officer in August 2019, serving through December 2021. He has served as the Chairman of the Board of Directors since November 2019. He is a member of our global private equity team and is involved in various management activities. From 2002 to 2005, prior to co-founding StepStone, Mr. Brem served as Managing Director and Principal and eventually President at Pacific Corporate Group LLC, a private equity investment firm that oversaw approximately $15 billion of commitments from institutional clients. Earlier in his career, Mr. Brem was an Associate at the law firm of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, where he focused on complex corporate transactions and corporate governance matters. Mr. Brem received his B.A. from San Diego State University and his J.D. and MBA from the University of San Diego. He is a member of the state bar of California (inactive status).