Managing Director, Brokerage
Andrew Cantor is a founding partner and Managing Director for the Leisure Property Advisors, which specializes in the brokerage of marinas and other leisure focused properties throughout the United States and Caribbean. Andrew works closely with Matt Putnam, Dan Grovatt and Kate Meyer on the execution of the team’s marina and leisure property assignments.
Andrew brings over 25 years of real estate transaction and advisory experience to Colliers, including over 15 years specializing in marina and golf assets. In addition to his expertise in property sales, Andrew is recognized as an expert in marina and golf course finance. In 2004, Mr. Cantor started Textron Financial’s marina lending program, which he grew into the largest marina lender in the nation. As a member of Textron’s Golf Finance Division, he underwrote over $600M in acquisition, refinance and construction loans on golf courses and resorts throughout North America. Prior to Textron, he was Director of Acquisitions for KSL Fairways where he played a key role on a team that purchased eight golf facilities and the Doral Resort. Mr. Cantor started his career at Arthur Andersen in the Real Estate Services Group.
Over the past two years Andrew has successfully closed on ten leisure asset transactions, primarily marinas, in which he has been either the lead or co-lead agent on the deal team. Recent accomplishments include:
- Completed the sale of Lazy Days Marina, a 600-unit dry stack facility located on Lake Lanier, on behalf of Aquamarine Partners
- Member of deal team with Matt Putnam and Dan Grovatt that closed on the sale of a five-marina portfolio on behalf of a pension fund
- Co-lead with Dan Grovatt on the completion of a Chapter 11 363 Sale of The Sailing Emporium in Rock Hall, MD
- Arranged the sale of Crown Pointe Marina in Gloucester County, VA
- Completed the sale of LaPrade’s Marina on Lake Burton for Colony Capital
- In 2016, he received a Sales Recognition & Achievement Award from his prior firm, Marcus & Millichap.
- Originated and closed over $200M in new loans secured on marina properties in the United States, Caribbean and Mexico
Andrew graduated Magna Cum Laude from Washington & Lee University with a BS in Commerce. In 2000, he earned an MBA from Emory University’s Goizueta Business School where he was elected to Beta Gamma Sigma. He also holds a certificate in Hotel Investment & Asset Management from Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration.
Matt Putnam is a founding partner and Managing Director of the Leisure Property Advisors. He specializes in the sale of marina, golf and leisure properties throughout the United States and Canada. Prior to becoming a broker, he served as the financial analyst and marketing coordinator for the National Golf and Resort Properties Group for two years. Mr. Putnam has held an active real estate license since 2006 and been in the Leisure Properties industry since 2009.
In addition to investment sales, Matt and his team focus on building advisory relationships with clients and routinely provide market research, financial analysis and management best practices at every point through the property ownership life cycle. Matt has served a wide range of clientele from single property owner-users to $100B pension funds and everything in between.
Managing Director, Leisure Property Advisors
Dan joined Colliers International Tampa Bay Florida in 2018 as a founding partner and Director of the Leisure Property Advisors. Dan specializes in marina and leisure property investment sales across the United States and regularly assists clients with the disposition and acquisition of leisure driven real estate assets. As part of the Leisure Property Advisors strategic asset advisory program, Mr. Grovatt also routinely provides clients with strategic asset analyses and investment planning throughout their investment cycle.
Senior Client Services Coordinator
I serve as a Client Services Specialist for the Leisure Property Advisors team in Tampa, Florida. With a background in marketing, design, and client relations, I have been integral in fostering the growth of the Leisure Property Advisors team.
As the Client Services Specialist, I take primary responsibility for all marketing aspects of the Leisure Property Advisors team. This includes the design and production of custom packages, website, postcard, flyers, e-mail blasts and resume brochures. In addition, I assist in the preparation of market and demographic information for use in presentations and meetings, and overall market analysis.