Currently Graham Mays, is a principal owner in Sundial Capital Partners, Dutch Capital Partners, LLC and German American Partners.
Mr. Mays, born on January 20, 1965, brings more than 30 years of real estate experience to Sundial Capital Partners. Since 1987, Mr. Mays has been engaged full time in the commercial real estate industry and has in depth experience in a wide variety of activities and transactions including investment sales, development, management and finance as well as knowledge and experience in working with foreign investors.
Mr. Mays started his real estate career at Cushman & Wakefield in Orlando, Florida in 1987 as a licensed real estate sales associate focused on investment sales and financial analysis. After being recruited, he joined Del American / LeCesse Development Corporation, a major Orlando based multi-family developer as Vice President where he was responsible for property acquisitions, site selection, debt and equity financings, contract negotiation, market analysis, feasibility analysis and due diligence for new development projects and the acquisition of existing properties.
In 1992, he founded Interstate Investment Properties, Inc., a commercial real estate advisor and licensed real estate company that provided commercial real estate services to a select group of European and US based private and institutional investors. In 1992, Mr. Mays formed a joint venture arrangement with a European private equity group. The venture acquired lender owned commercial and residential properties throughout the southeastern United States from the RTC and banks. Mr. Mays’ responsibilities and activities included drafting and submission of offers to purchase, negotiating partnership agreements and purchase contracts, supervision of property acquisition due diligence, assisting in arranging financing, closing of the transactions, asset management, investor relations and financial supervision. Mr. Mays has closed transactions in cities located throughout the United States and has working relationships with some of the most respected and active real estate professionals and real estate companies in the United States.
In 2005, Mr. Mays and Mr. Ben Zijlstra formed Dutch Capital Partners LLC. Dutch Capital Partners with offices in Florida and The Netherlands is a privately held real estate investment and fund management company. Dutch Capital Partners and its principals execute on their commercial and residential real estate investment strategy by initiating closed-end private equity funds focused on direct real estate investment, real estate development and redevelopment, and non-performing debt acquisitions from financial institutions. To date, Dutch Capital Partners has made investments in the USA, Canada, Holland and Poland. Dutch Capital Partners operates in Heerenveen (Amsterdam MSA), The Netherlands and in Altamonte Springs (Orlando MSA), Florida, USA. Dutch Capital Partners is an independent initiator of real estate funds that are capitalized by high net worth investors and institutional investors.
2020 – Present Partner / Co-Founder – Sundial Capital Partners
2005 – Present Partner / Co-Founder – Dutch Capital Partners, LLC
2018 – Present Partner – Co-Founder – German American Partners LLC
2015 – PresentPartner / Co-Founder – Dutch Iron Investments, LLC
1992 – Present President / Founder of Interstate Investment Properties, Inc. Broker of Record / Interstate Realty Advisors, LLC
1990-1992 Vice President / LeCessee Development Corporation
1989-1990 Vice President / Del American Properties
1987-1989 Associate / Cushman & Wakefield of Orlando
University of Central Florida – Business Administration (1984-1987)