Former Marine Intelligence Operator Scott Karosa is an executive with Tri-Star Management, a diversified holding company that controls 100% of the outstanding stock in Nevada Insurance Services, Tri-Star Realty and All-American Home Mortgage.
Prior to forming Tri-Star Management in 1986, Scott Karosa was an executive and District Manager with American Express Financial Servcies.
Karosa was educated at UNLV and Boston College and prior to that was a U.S. Marine with a securities clearance working for the Commanding General with the 3rd Marine Division in Okinawa, Japan and the 1st Marine Division at Camp Pendleton, California.
Scott Karosa, born November 11th, is an American businessman. He is the President of Tri-Star Management, Inc. His private holding company is based in Henderson, Nevada.
After graduating from High School in Las Vegas, Karosa enlisted in the United States Marine Corps where he was promoted often and received an Honorable Discharge after receiving a top secret clearance and earning rifle and pistol expert awards as well as being the Battalion Liaison for NBC (Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical Warfare). Karosa also earned first class on every PFT (personal fitness test) during his stay in the Marines. Karosa turned down an opportunity to attend NAPS (Naval Academy Prep School) and the Naval Academy to pursue professional sports, after playing quarterback for the All-Marine football team for two years, helping lead the team to a 20-2 record. Karosa was also a professional kick boxer compiling a record of 58-1 before receiving his discharge from the Marine Corps.
Karosa was invited to the Los Angeles Rams training camp in 1980 as a walk on. After being cut from the team in the last week, Karosa returned to Las Vegas and UNLV where he majored in business management. He later completed his studies in finance at Boston College.
In 1984, Karosa left his management job at American Express to form Tri-Star Management, Inc. A Nevada corporation with operating subsidiaries in finance, real estate, mortgage lending, insurance and management consulting. The finance division was shut down in 2011 to allow Tri-star Management to focus its attention on Hi-Rise condo lending and also to serve the Hispanic Market place. At its peak, the investment operation managed assets in excess of $750,000,000.
Tri-Star Management, Inc is also involved in sports, and entertainment management, working with and representing professional athletes, and entertainers and handling contract negotiations and commercial endorsements.
Tri-Star Management’s focus in 2012 turned to mortgage lending where it’s lending subsidiary All American Home Mortgage became the pioneer in providing financing for the purchase of Hi-Rise condos and condotels in Nevada and California.
Tri-Star Management’s Insurance subsidiary; Nevada Insurance Services represents 31 Insurance carriers in the life health and annuity space while Tri- Star Realty, Tri-star Management’s real estate division caters to Hi-performing realtors and brokers who provide a white glove experience for its buyers and sellers.
Non-Profit and Charity Work
Karosa is also involved in non-profit and political causes. Karosa served on the board of directors of Make-A-Wish for four years, and has been on the board of directors for the Nevada Partnership of Homeless Youth (NPHY) for 11 years, with the last two years as Chairman Of The Board. Karosa also serves on the executive advisory board for the College of Business at UNLV.
He has served as an economic advisor to elected officials in the States of Nevada and California and from 2011-2012 served as an economic advisor to Herman Cain during his presidential run for office.
Karosa is an avid tennis player and golfer who enjoys working out and donating time to charity.
Scott Karosa is a former Marine and Professional athlete who is now C.E.O. of four financial services companies: Nevada Insurance Services, Tri-Star Realty, All-American Home Mortgage and their parent company, Tri-Star Management.
These four companies were formed in 1986 and beyond with the stated mission of delivery High End, White Glove financial services to its clients.
Karosa continues to seek additional ways to bring value added services to the Nevada community and most recently was responsible for introducing Hi-Rise lending for non warrantable Condos to the Las Vegas market place.
Karosa was educated at UNLV and Boston College after receiving an honorable discharge from the United States Marine Corps.