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.
Dan began his career in investment real estate in 2014 with Marcus & Millichap following a professional baseball career with the Pittsburgh Pirates. Transitioning to a broker with Marcus & Millichap in 2015, Dan worked closely with Matt Putnam and Andrew Cantor in the launching and building of the marina divsion there. Since 2015, Mr. Grovatt has underwritten nearly $500 Million in leisure assets and has played an active role on the deal team on each of the 20 leisure properties that the partnership has transacted over the past 2 years.
Dan is a 2013 graduate of the University of Virginia. While at Virginia, he was an MVP and 1st team All-ACC member of the Cavaliers’ ACC champion and College World Series team. Mr. Grovatt was also recognized for his efforts in the classroom, including two All-ACC academic team selections and perennial honor roll selections.
Dan has held an active real estate license in Florida since 2014.
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, 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.
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.