Gentry Mills Capital ("GMC") is a real estate investment firm whose purpose is to seek out, package and provide quality commercial real estate investment opportunities to investors represented by investment professionals in the financial services industry. GMC's management team has more than 75 years of combined experience in the commercial real estate industry and more than 35 years combined experience in the securities industry.
William P. "Billy" Glass has been involved in the Commercial Real Estate business for more than 32 years. Mr. Glass began his career with Hank Dickerson & Company, a Dallas based commercial real estate brokerage and Development Company, where he received extensive training in all facets of the commercial real estate industry and quickly became one of the firm's sales leaders. It was while working at Hank Dickerson & Company that Mr. Glass was first exposed to the utilization and structure of Real Estate Partnerships. In the fall of 1983, Mr. Glass started his own commercial real estate company, raising capital for income-producing, commercial real estate projects as well as land development. He completed 60 real estate related joint ventures and raised in excess of $30,000,000 before selling the firm in 1989 to a publicly traded company based in Atlanta, Georgia. In 1990, Mr. Glass began working as an external wholesaler and consultant, raising equity and debt capital for business enterprises and commercial real estate developments located throughout the United States. Between 1990 and 2006 Mr. Glass raised in excess of $250,000,000 through the broker dealer community via Regulation D, Private Placement Offerings. In 2006, Gentry Mills Consulting, LLC, originally formed in 1996, was renamed Gentry Mills Capital, LLC. Gentry Mills Capital is a real estate investment firm whose purpose is to seek out, package and provide quality commercial real estate investment opportunities to investors represented by investment professionals in the financial services industry. Mr. Glass serves on the Board of Directors for Special Olympics of Texas as well as Champions for Life Prison Ministries. Mr. Glass attended Baylor University and is a licensed Real Estate Broker. He and his wife, Laura, reside in Southlake, Texas and have 3 grown children.
Scott Palmer began his career as a real estate salesman for Hank Dickerson and Company for eight years and then spent another ten years as Mr. Dickerson's partner in an entity focusing on opportunistic real estate investments until Mr. Dickerson's death in 1996. Mr. Palmer then spent the next nine years at Macfarlan Real Estate Services specializing in opportunistic acquisitions while also serving on Macfarlan's investment committee. Mr. Palmer left Macfarlan in July, 2006 to form Gentry Mills Capital with Mr. Glass, where his focus is creating value through the innovative structure of real estate acquisitions and dispositions. Mr. Palmer attended The University of Texas and is a Dallas Native where he lives with his wife and two daughters.
Ms. Welch began her career in the commercial real estate business in 1983 with the Henry S. Miller Company in Dallas, Texas. She left the Henry S. Miller Company to spend the next 10 years working for the John T. Evans Commercial Real Estate Company. In 1993 Ms. Welch began her career in the financial securities industry with Sovereign Credit Corporation as Investor Relations Manager where she assisted in money raising efforts through the broker dealer community by providing sales assistance to the Director of Investor Relations and managing the "back office" procedures of the Investor Relations Department (investor database, investor correspondence, investor reporting, distributions, customer service and sales assistance). Then, in 2003 Ms. Welch joined MacFarlan Real Estate Services where she served as Investor Relations Sales Manager providing sales assistance to the Director of Investor Relations and supervised the "back office" support staff who maintained the investor data base, sent out distributions, investor correspondence and investor reporting. Ms. Welch also provided sales assistance and customer service to the financial advisors. Additionally Ms. Welch was involved with 1031 exchange sales and 1031 exchange closing transactions. In 2006, Ms. Welch left MacFarlan with Mr. William Glass and Mr. Scott Palmer to form Gentry Mills Capital, LLC. Ms. Welch currently assists in money-raising activities through the broker-dealer community via Reg D, Private Placement offerings sponsored by Gentry Mills Capital. In addition to sales, Ms. Welch manages the due diligence process for each investment offering as well as the development of marketing material to communicate effectively with advisors within the broker dealer community when bringing a new investment product to market.