Courtney D. Allen

Principal

Court Allen is the owner of Treadstone, and leads all finance, development and consulting initiatives of the firm. He is responsible for financial underwriting, risk assessment and oversight of all investment and development team activities.

Mr. Allen brings over 20 years' worth of affordable housing finance and broad real estate development experience to Treadstone. He has a wide range of experience with federal, state and local finance and development programs throughout the United States.

Mr. Allen began as a Development Coordinator with the City of Miami, Florida, working on affordable housing finance programs such as HOME and CDBG, as well as large-scale public/private joint venture developments and community revitalization efforts. After his tenure with the City, he was recruited by the consulting firm Carr-Smith in Miami, where he worked on Community Redevelopment throughout Florida and the Southeastern United States. From there he joined The Related Group of Florida as a Development Coordinator in their affordable housing group, structuring financing and partnerships for a multitude of developments.

He then became a Director in a development consulting group covering the Southeastern U.S. working with numerous private developers and non-profit groups, forming real estate partnerships and successfully securing financing from a variety of affordable and conventional providers.

Immediately prior to forming Treadstone, Mr. Allen served as Vice President of Development with Hampstead Partners in San Diego, California, one of the nation's leading firms in the field of affordable housing preservation and development.

Education:
B.S. Land Development & Planning
University of Miami, Florida
Joint Degree of the School of
Architecture/Regional Planning and
School of Business Administration.


Email: Court@treadstonecos.com
Direct line: 619.794.2201

Michael I. Cates

Assistant Project Manager

Michael Cates is responsible for research, feasibility analysis, financial underwriting, facilitation of investment and development team activities and preparation of finance applications in support of the firm's principal.

Prior to joining Treadstone, Mr. Cates began his real estate experience in dealing with restructuring home mortgages for clients at New England Financial. During the beginning of his real estate experience, Mr. Cates adopted skills and gained knowledge in structured finance and investment fund formation. He later transitioned to financial planning where he practiced debt and asset management. Furthermore, Mr. Cates has several years of experience in Financial Analysis, Financial Planning and landlord representation; receiving his Series 7 and Series 66 licenses in 2011.

Education:
B.A. Business Administration
University of San Diego
San Diego, CA

Email: Michael@treadstonecos.com
Direct line: 619.794.2203