Stephen Schneider was born and raised in San Antonio Texas and attended Texas Tech University in Lubbock Texas where he obtained a Bachelor degree in Construction Technology Engineering. Upon graduation, Stephen worked for Lee Lewis Construction in West Texas as a project engineer and project manager for 4 1/2 years before starting in the Real Estate industry.
He worked with Reata Real Estate in the retail leasing division for 5 1/2 years where he specialized in project leasing and tenant representation in San Antonio and South Texas. He represented clients such as Circle K, Whataburger, Dunkin Donuts, MOD Pizza, and Care Now.
He joined DuWest in 2019 as Vice President to work in the Retail division with a focus on project leasing, tenant representation, and pad site
He is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and Urban Land Institute (ULI), as well is a part of the Young Mentorship Program of San Antonio.
In 2015, Stephen co-founded The Oasis Golf Tournament in honor of his late brother, Jonathan. The tournament raises funds which enables children to attend Camp Discovery, a week-long experience for those who have been diagnosed with cancer. He and his wife are proud parents of two children.