BRANDT STILES - Collegiate Development Group - St. Louis, MO

BRANDT STILES

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.


Education & Credentials
  • MAcc, University of Missouri – Columbia
  • B.A. Accountancy, University of Missouri – Columbia
  • Brandt is a licensed CPA in the State of Missouri
Professional Affiliation
  • Current board member of AS2YP (Autism Speaks – Young Professionals)
TIMOTHY VANMATRE - Collegiate Development Group - St. Louis, MO

TIMOTHY VANMATRE

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.


Education & Credentials
  • B.S. Business Management, University of Central Missouri
MITCHELL KORTE - Collegiate Development Group - St. Louis, MO

MITCHELL KORTE

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.


Education & Credentials
  • 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 HUTTON - Collegiate Development Group - St. Louis, MO

JESS HUTTON

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.


Education & Credentials
  • University of Missouri – Columbia
  • B.S. Apparel Marketing and Merchandising
JEREMY MADDOX - Collegiate Development Group - St. Louis, MO

JEREMY MADDOX

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.


Education & Credentials
  • LEED Accredited Professional, US Green Building Council
  • Certified Design-Build Professional, Design-Build Institute of America
RICH BIRNER - Collegiate Development Group - St. Louis, MO

RICH BIRNER

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.


Education & Credentials
  • Saint Louis University
  • Licensed Missouri Real Estate Broker
DYLAN LAMBUR - Collegiate Development Group - St. Louis, MO

DYLAN LAMBUR

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.


Education & Credentials
  • B.S. Geological Sciences, University of Missouri – Columbia
SARAH GIBONEY - Collegiate Development Group - St. Louis, MO

SARAH GIBONEY

Sarah joined CDG in 2018 as a Jr. Controller and is responsible for the accounting and financial management of the company.

Prior to CDG, Sarah worked for a local mid-sized public accounting firm in the tax department.  She mainly focused on closely held companies within the real estate and construction, restaurant, and startup industries.


Education & Credentials
  • B.S. Accounting, University of Missouri St. Louis
  • Sarah is a Licensed CPA in the state of Missouri
JERICHO JONES - Collegiate Development Group - St. Louis, MO

JERICHO JONES

Jericho joined CDG in 2019 as a Project Manager and is responsible for planning, executing, and evaluating projects according to design standards, budget and timeline.

Prior to joining CDG, Jericho served as a Captain in the United States Army Corps of Engineers for 8 years including tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan. Most recently, he served as a Project Manager at an ENR Top 50 design-build General Contractor.


Education & Credentials

· B.S. Civil Engineering, United States Military Academy – West Point, NY
· M.S. Civil Engineering, Missouri University of Science & Technology – Rolla, MO
· Jericho is a licensed Professional Engineer in the state of Missouri

COLE ASTON - Collegiate Development Group - St. Louis, MO

COLE ASTON

Cole joined CDG in 2019 as Vice President of Investments with a focus on underwriting new opportunities and managing capital relationships.

Prior to CDG, Cole worked as a Commercial Real Estate lender at Stifel Bank & Trust and Wells Fargo. During that time he helped source, underwrite, and manage $1Bn+ of commercial real estate debt nationwide across all property types.


Education & Credentials

B.S. Business Administration, University of Dayton

Kaeli Kimes - Collegiate Development Group - St. Louis, MO

Kaeli Kimes

Kaeli joined CDG in 2019 as a Senior Development Associate and is responsible for assisting in all phases of the development process.

Prior to CDG, Kaeli worked in affordable housing on both the equity/lending side, and in development. On the development side, she was involved in various aspects of projects across the country from conception to closing to construction completion, working closely with investors, lenders, non-profit organizations, consultants, city officials, and numerous other parties throughout the process.


Education & Credentials

BSBA Finance and Banking, emphasis in Real Estate, University of Missouri – Columbia
MBA Washington University in St. Louis

Jacqueline Cox - Collegiate Development Group - St. Louis, MO

Jacqueline Cox

Jacqueline joined CDG in 2019 as a Development Analyst and is responsible for analyzing markets and assisting with all phases of the development process.

Prior to CDG, she attended Tsinghua University as a Schwarzman Scholar. Previously, she served as a research fellow at the Nashville Civic Design Center.


Education & Credentials

M.A. Global Affairs, Tsinghua University
B.A. Public Policy Studies, Vanderbilt University