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NewQuest Crosswell executive team is comprised of the following professionals:

Allen H. Crosswell
Managing Principal
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Allen H. Crosswell

Allen H. Crosswell is the Managing Principal of NewQuest Crosswell (NQC) and a partner of NewQuest Properties.  NQC is a comprehensive Commercial Real Estate (CRE) company active in small shopping center development, single tenant development across the country, land acquisition/development, and operates a $100 million lending platform. NewQuest Properties is a national tenant anchored shopping center development company, with a portfolio exceeding $1.4 billion in assets.  NewQuest Properties has all aspects of the development process under one roof including acquisition, design, legal, leasing, construction development, and property management.  NewQuest currently employs more than 100 team members.

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Prior to merging with NewQuest Properties in 2013, Crosswell was Managing Principal of TGB Crosswell, Crosswell Greenwood Commercial Development, Crosswell Torian Commercial Properties, and Crosswell Properties. These operating entities date back to 1993 when he left his appraisal and valuation job at Lewis Realty Advisors. During the life of these entities, Allen developed 3 million sf of retail, 50 single tenant build to suits, and purchased/developed/sold $300 million of land.

Crosswell is a 5th generation Houstonian with a long family history of politics and philanthropy. Crosswell holds a BA in Real Estate Finance from the University of Mississippi, where he remains very active, including serving on multiple boards. In addition, he is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), St. Martins Episcopal Church and various philanthropic boards. He is a past President of Post Oak Little League, as well as a past Member of the Board of Directors of Houston Country Club.

Tod M. Greenwood
Principal
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Tod M. Greenwood

In 2013, Tod M. Greenwood and partner Allen Crosswell merged Crosswell Greenwood Development, a retail development company they had formed in 2001 to form NewQuest Crosswell. Tod serves as Principal and Executive Managing Director – Development at NewQuest Crosswell. Tod’s primary focus is utilizing the full-service support and resources of NewQuest Properties in combination with his knowledge, experience and relationships within the industry to develop retail centers throughout Texas.

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Tod was co-founder of Crosswell Greenwood Commercial Development and co-founder of Brennan Investment Group, a Chicago-based private real estate investment firm which acquires, develops and operates industrial properties in select major metropolitan markets throughout the United States. He started his real estate career in real estate finance with American General Investment Corporation in 1988. In 1993, he joined the industrial division of Trammell Crow Company working as an industrial leasing broker and eventually leading the industrial development program for the Houston office of Trammell Crow Company.

With the founding of Crosswell Greenwood in 2001, Tod switched his focus to retail development where he was responsible for day to day operations of CG’s retail development operations. Crosswell Greenwood developed a wide variety of projects ranging from major power centers to build-to-suits for pad site users. These projects are located in 10 states and have a combined value in excess of $300 million.

Darryl T. Robinson
Principal
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Darryl T. Robinson

Darryl T. Robinson is a Principal of NewQuest Crosswell (NQC) and serves as President of NewQuest Crosswell Development Group. Mr. Robinson is responsible for directing all aspects of business with emphasis on new business and the execution of the operating affairs for NewQuest Crosswell. He oversees origination, underwriting, capital structure development, fundraising for new opportunities and existing properties held by the project entities and critical interface with NewQuest Crosswell’s joint venture partners.

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Previously, Darryl was co-founding partner and President of the Trillium Group, a Houston base retail development company with a focus towards single tenant build to suit development throughout Texas.

Prior to Trillium, Darryl co-founded and served as President of Oak Hill Advisors a South Florida investment company focusing on the acquisition of value-oriented real estate opportunities. In addition to principal activities, Oak Hill Advisors provided a complete spectrum of real estate services ranging from consulting, financial advisory, leasing, fee development, investment sales, tenant representation, facilities management and corporate advisory services to a select group of clients.

With over 20 years of experience in commercial real estate investment in all major property types and structured finance sectors, Mr. Robinson has been involved in over $2 billion of debt, equity and real estate transactions.

In addition to his business leadership, Mr. Robinson is active in local and national community organizations and philanthropic causes. He serves on the board of directors for Young Life of Houston and was elected to the Orange Bowl Committee in 2009.

Darryl received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Alabama where he specialized in Real Estate Finance.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS/RECOGNITION

  • Awarded NAIOP’s 2010 Office Deal of The Year Award for the Amadeus North America 105,000 sq.ft office lease.
  • Named NAIOP’s 2004 Office Broker of the Year for South Florida.
  • Awarded South Florida’s Business Journal 2004 Office Deal of The Year Award for the HSBC 62,0000 sq.ft office lease.
  • Awarded Cushman & Wakefield’s Top 100 Producer Nationally
  • State of Florida Contractors license.
  • Involved with International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), and the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP).
  • Chapman Partnership Board of Directors.
  • Elected Orange Bowl Committee Member.
Ike Claypool
COO
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Ike Claypool

Ike W. Claypool is the Chief Operating Officer of NewQuest Crosswell Capital Management and is responsible for the day to day management of the Fund’s investment activities and financial reporting oversight.

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Mr. Claypool started his career at Arthur Andersen in Houston where he was a Manager in the commercial audit division, specializing in commercial real estate for privately owned national and global investment development and management companies.

After leaving Arthur Andersen, Mr. Claypool managed a multi strategy portfolio trading equities, options, bonds, and currency, commodity and equity futures. He designed and directed the development of low-latency and automated trading software for the execution of multiple trading strategies, consistently generating above average market returns. In addition, for the last 15 years, Mr. Claypool has a been a principle in several private companies originating, underwriting, participating in and syndicating traditional and alternative investments ranging from mezzanine debt and equity investments, commercial real estate and hard asset lending.

Mr. Claypool is a native Houstonian and received a BBA degree in Finance from the University of Texas and is a CPA licensed in the state of Texas. He has been happily married for 18 years and has two sons.

Dennis McGinnis
CFO
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Dennis McGinnis

Chief Financial Officer of NewQuest Crosswell Development Group. For most of his career Mr. McGinnis has been involved exclusively in the Houston real estate industry gaining valuable experience in commercial, industrial and multi-family environments.

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After beginning his career in 1987 as an auditor in the accounting firm of Arthur Andersen & Company, Mr. McGinnis became the Controller for the Houston operation of Drever Partners, Inc., a large investment fund that accumulated approximately 20,000 apartment units valued at over $500 million.

Following the sale of the Drever fund in 1998, Mr. McGinnis worked as financial director and CFO for other successful Houston developers such as Levcor, Inc. and Clay Development & Construction. Mr. McGinnis joined the NewQuest Crosswell group in 2006.

Mr. McGinnis earned a BBA from Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas, is a Certified Public Accountant as well as a Chartered Global Management Accountant.

Chris Monroe
Executive Vice President of Business Development
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Chris Monroe

Chris Monroe has joined the NewQuest Crosswell team as Executive Vice President of Business Development.  He is responsible for leading our growth plans and participating in the development of single tenant retail build to suit properties and will also assist in the expansion of our hard asset lending platform.

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Mr. Monroe is a veteran entrepreneur & growth company operator with extensive experience in business-to-business sales, executive management and relationship development.  Chris has successfully founded several companies in various industries and, as a commercial general contractor with emphasis on private sector retail development, has prior experience working with real estate brokers, national tenant representatives, franchisees / operators, franchisors and developers.

He is a native of Little Rock, Arkansas and has twice been recognized by Arkansas Business as an established business leader and held a primary sales leadership role as a partner in a start-up company once ranked as the #7 fastest growing company in the U.S. by Entrepreneur Magazine.

Chris is a graduate of the University of Arkansas and currently sits on the Foundation Board for Little Rock Catholic High School.

Brian Marshall
Vice President of Finance
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Brian Marshall

Mr. Marshall is involved in all aspects of the investment process for the lending and development platforms of NewQuest Crosswell Capital Management including origination, underwriting, execution, monitoring, and fundraising.

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Previously, Brian was a consultant focused upon M&A and financial management for clients in several industries including E&P, energy services and equipment, heavy infrastructure development, and emerging technologies.

Prior to consulting, Brian served as Manager of Corporate Development for LKCM Distribution, as part of an operating partner arrangement with the private equity arm of Luther King Capital Management, an asset management and investment company based in Fort Worth, Texas. During this time, Brian was actively involved in acquisitions totaling $70 million in value and led several operational initiatives including coordination of board-management relations, acquisition sourcing and evaluation, financial reporting & analysis, budgeting, cash and liquidity management, strategic pricing expansion, and acquisition integration.

Brian was also involved in acquisitions totaling $80 million in value while working with private equity groups CIC Partners and Satori Capital, both based in Dallas, Texas. Brian served in accounting roles at Stream Realty Partners in Dallas and PricewaterhouseCoopers in New York.

Brian is also active in community organizations, having served in the following capacities:

  • Board of Directors, The HEART Program
  • Board of Directors, Impossible Possibilities
  • Livestock Auction Committee, State Fair of Texas
  • Consultant, Dallas Parks Board

Brian received Bachelor of Business Administration and Master of Science degrees in Accounting from Texas A&M University; he also received a Master of Business Administration degree from Rice University.

Cindy McGill
Director of Due Diligence
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Cindy McGill

Cindy McGill is responsible for leading and coordinating all real estate activities for NewQuest Crosswell. She manages all aspects of a single property and portfolios of commercial and retail properties. Cindy overseas negotiating and securing leases and all necessary permits for new locations, coordinating construction and FFE project bidding, managing new location construction, lease compliance and franchisor/franchisee development schedule, and supplies consistent and accurate information to ensure projects are on time and on budget. Cindy joined the Crosswell Realty team in June of 2007.

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Prior to NewQuest Crosswell, she worked for McAlister Company overseeing the acquisitions, sales and ongoing projects within the company inventory.

Cindy also performs a variety of other duties from compiling status reports for upper management to establishing and coordinating procedures to improve property values.  Cindy has worked in the field of real estate for fifteen years and has a broad range of experience from contract negotiations to structural development.