Brandt Stiles co-founded Collegiate Development Group (CDG) and is heavily involved in all aspects of the development process.
Prior to CDG, Brandt founded StiVan Group, an investment and management firm focused on the acquisition and repositioning of distressed residential real estate. Brandt obtained his financial expertise prior to StiVan Group as an accountant with PricewaterhouseCoopers and Rubin Brown.
- MAcc, University of Missouri – Columbia
- B.A. Accountancy, University of Missouri – Columbia
- Brandt is a licensed CPA in the State of Missouri
- Current board member of AS2YP (Autism Speaks – Young Professionals)
Timothy VanMatre co-founded Collegiate Development Group (CDG) in order to deliver projects with an unmatched experience, from start to finish, for all involved.
Prior to CDG, Timothy co-founded StiVan Group, an investment and management firm, to focus on the acquisition and repositioning of distressed residential real estate. Since inception, StiVan Group has acquired over 80 properties. In 2004 Timothy joined one of the leaders in urban historic redevelopment throughout the Midwest, Blue Urban. During Timothy’s tenure with Blue Urban he developed over 550,000 square feet of historic redevelopment projects totaling over $120 million.
- B.S. Business Management, University of Central Missouri
Mitchell joined CDG in 2016 as a Development Manager and is responsible for supervising various facets of the development process.
Prior to CDG, Mitchell gained industry experience as a real estate attorney at an Am Law 100 firm in St. Louis. As an attorney, Mitchell counseled clients through a variety of complex real estate matters, including origination, leasing and securitization.
- J.D., St. Louis University School of Law
- B.S. Business Administration, University of Missouri – Columbia
- Mitchell is a licensed Attorney in the State of Missouri
Jess joined CDG in 2017 as a Human Resource/Office Manager.
Prior to CDG, Jess worked for a Fortune 500 retail company for 8 years in various Human Resource roles with focuses including workforce planning, employee relations, staffing, performance management, and employee engagement.
- University of Missouri – Columbia
- B.S. Apparel Marketing and Merchandising
Jeremy joined CDG in 2018 as Project Manager and is responsible for planning, executing, and evaluating projects according to design standards, budget and timeline.
Prior to joining CDG, Jeremy served as Vice President of Business Development of an ENR Top 400 Contractor. Jeremy has over 20 years of experience in the construction industry and has served in various roles including project estimator and project manager.
- LEED Accredited Professional, US Green Building Council
- Certified Design-Build Professional, Design-Build Institute of America
Tyler joined CDG in 2018 as Director of Finance with a focus on underwriting new opportunities while building and maintaining relationships with various capital partners.
Prior to CDG, Tyler spent 3 years with Goldman Sachs Realty Management Division in Dallas, TX focusing on distressed debt acquisitions and asset management. Most recently he spent 2 years working directly underneath Herb Weitzman (founder and principal of Weitzman) the largest private retail broker, property manager, and retail developer in the state of Texas.
- M.B.A, University of Missouri – Columbia
- B.S. Finance/Economics/Real Estate, University of Missouri – Columbia
- Certified Commercial Investment Member
Rich joined CDG in 2018 as Director of Real Estate with a focus on leading the pursuit of development opportunities in multiple markets through developing relationships with local brokers and owners.
Prior to joining CDG, Rich operated Homeland Realty and Century Renovations as an Owner/Broker with a focus on acquiring value add real estate and non-performing notes. Throughout his 20+ year career in real estate Rich has acquired nearly 1,000 real estate related assets and brokered over $400 million in transactions.
- Saint Louis University
- Licensed Missouri Real Estate Broker
Dylan joined CDG in 2018 as a Development Associate and is responsible for assisting in all phases of the development process.
Prior to CDG, Dylan worked as a Property Manager for the largest third party student housing management company in the nation overseeing all operational facets of a community. Specializing in lease-ups for new student and multi-family developments, he successfully stabilized five properties consisting of nearly 2,000 beds, including CDG’s flagship property TODD Student Living.
- B.S. Geological Sciences, University of Missouri – Columbia