Mary Fedewa

Chief Operating Officer and Director

Known throughout the industry for her business acumen and solutions-oriented charisma, Mary views each customer interaction as an opportunity for education and relationship-building. As Chief Operating Officer, she leads STORE Capital’s servicing function, which encompasses portfolio management and information technology, and guides staffing and organizational structures within the credit and closing areas. She also leads STORE’s acquisitions team in cultivating opportunities and growing the demand for efficient net-lease capital solutions among middle market and larger companies.


Mary’s more than 20 years of experience in a broad range of financial services and her highly successful efforts in developing STORE’s marketplace presence led to her being named Chief Operating Officer in September 2017 after previously serving as Executive Vice President of Acquisitions. She was appointed to the company’s Board of Directors in August 2016.


Prior to co-founding STORE Capital, Mary spent several years investing as principal in single-tenant commercial real estate for private real estate companies. From 2004 to 2007, she was a Managing Director of Acquisitions at Spirit Finance Corporation, where she originated a significant volume of net lease transactions in a variety of industries across the United States.


Mary also held a variety of positions within GE Capital, concluding as a Senior Vice President within the Consumer Finance Division. Throughout her GE Capital tenure, she held leadership positions within Mortgage Insurance, Private Label Financing and Commercial Finance, and served as a GE Quality Leader. Her Six Sigma Black Belt certification – a business standard of excellence from her GE Capital days – continues to convey her mastery of techniques and tools focused on achieving sustained quality improvement, management leadership and measurable financial returns.

In 2017, Mary received a coveted Stevie Award for Female Executive of the Year in Business Services.


Mary earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Management with a concentration in Finance from North Carolina State University and graduated with Summa Cum Laude honors.



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