Our people are our most important resource.

We are rich with people of the greatest integrity, creativity, and dedication. Our growing team brings deep experience in real estate development and investment and is comprised of a group with long histories working for preeminent firms on the highest quality properties.

Our Team

Christopher Kelsey
President

Chris has over 20 years of experience in the development of large, complex mixed use developments with a focus in residential and resort.  He started his career in real estate development at Hines Interests working primarily in Colorado and Montana. He then worked for Lowe Enterprises responsible for developing its Suncadia resort in Washington State. Immediately prior to joining Third Palm, Chris was President of Long Cove Development, a resort community developer.

Tim Sullivan
Chief Financial Officer

Tim is responsible for financial management and accounting systems for the company and its subsidiaries. Tim has over 25 years of experience in financial oversight of construction, construction management, and real estate development companies and projects, both within the U.S. and Caribbean region. He received his Accounting degree from the University of South Dakota and currently resides in the Dallas area with his wife Lisa.

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David Pace
Chief Operating Officer

David leads day-to-day operations in the Florida market. He has deep roots in the industry with a career spanning over 30 years. David has as served as the CEO or senior development executive for numerous domestic and international projects for Disney, the Pritzker family business interests and his own company: New Broad Street. His development, construction, and consulting work has included projects throughout Florida and the Eastern United States as well as Canada, Central and South America and Europe. 

Randall Tuller
Executive Manager

Randall is responsible for execution and oversight of all aspects of the development process, including sourcing and structuring new investment and development opportunities. A senior-level executive with over 30 years of experience, Mr. Tuller has been involved in virtually every aspect of commercial real estate during the course of his career, including development, valuation, feasibility analysis, debt/equity underwriting, marketing and acquisitions/dispositions. 

Jon Winson
Director of Acquisitions & Strategic Partnerships

Jonathan leads Third Palm Capital’s investment analysis team. He is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor and Associate Member of the Chartered Institution of Arbitrators. His international experience in active real estate investment. With over eighteen years of construction and development experience, Jonathan brings a wealth of experience to high-value projects from feasibility stage through to stabilization.


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Jerry Grogan
Vice President of Construction

Jerry is responsible for overall leadership of construction activity within the company. Jerry has over 30 years of national construction management experience with firms such as Turner Construction, Mortenson, and Hunt Construction Group. Jerry’s qualifications as a key partner in the planning, design, and construction of large complex building projects brings a wealth of integrated construction management experience to Third Palm Capital and our partners in development projects. 

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Ernesto Alcalde
Manager/Associate - Active Investments

Since joining Third Palm Capital, Mr. Alcalde has led the financial analysis and reporting of the current portfolio, as well as new active and passive investments. Prior to joining Third Palm Capital, Mr. Alcalde was the Director of Operations and Financial Analysis of Baha Mar, a privately held $3.5 billion Real Estate asset in Bahamas, where he led the implementation of financial planning and analysis applications, developed a master financial model for the campus, and designed operating procedures for forecasting and reporting performance of every business unit. 

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Thom Cunningham
Director of Development

Thom joined Third Palm in 2018 and is responsible for all aspects of development and new pursuits in the Florida market. Thom’s experience spans both residential and commercial development, with a particular focus on large mixed-use master-planned communities.  Prior to joining Third Palm, Thom was managing all aspects of Crescent Communities Master Planned Development strategy in Florida.  Thom started his career in real estate development at CNL working across a variety of development businesses.  Thom received his MBA from University of Florida and a degree in Civil Engineering from Texas A&M University.