FI  Woodland Management

     Office Locations:

201 S. Highland Ave., Suite 204
Pittsburgh, PA 15206
Phone: 412-362-0309



  • Early
  • Middle Market



  • Business Services
  • Consumer Products & Services
  • Food & Agriculture
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare
  • Manufacturing & Industrial
  • Retail & Restaurant
  • Transportation & Distribution



    Woodland Management, a Pittsburgh, PA-based family office, co-invests with operators and sponsors in companies with significant growth potential. After the sale of Leed's (a promotional products company), Tom Bernstein founded Woodland Management, a family office, with his sons Michael and Todd. Tom and his wife Karen also formed the Marci Lynn Bernstein Fund, a charitable foundation which supports various local charities in Pittsburgh, Sarasota and Israel. Tom serves on several non-profit boards in the United States and abroad. Founded in 2004, Woodland Management invests in growing companies, typically with $5 million to $75 million in sales. Woodland co-invests up to $5 million with talented operators and proven investment sponsors. Preferred industries to invest include: Consumer, Food and beverage, Business and healthcare services, Franchises, Distribution and niche manufacturing.

    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    Michael Bernstein Co-Founder
    Steve Halpern Principal
    Todd Bernstein Co-Founder
    Tom Bernstein Co-Founder


    Portfolio companies include:

      Artisanal Brewing Ventures

      Bristol ID Technologies

      ITS Logistics

      Phenix Salon Suites

      Pineapple Payments
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      Premier Builders Guild

      Rita’s Italian Ice

      Worksite Medical


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