Meet Our Leadership

Mike Gerber

Partner
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As a co-founder of MGL Partners, Mr. Gerber’s primary responsibilities include property acquisition and managing the entitlement and design phases of new developments.

Mr. Gerber was previously a principal of Black Creek Communities, the multi-family and mixed-use arm of the Black Creek Group, a Denver based real estate private equity firm. While at Black Creek, he participated in the development or acquisition of approximately $50 million worth of multi-family and mixed-use properties in Colorado. His responsibilities included land and apartment acquisitions, entitlement and project design.

Prior to Black Creek, Mr. Gerber worked as an Associate in the Real Estate Capital Markets group of Citicorp Securities (now Citigroup). Mr. Gerber holds a bachelor’s degree (Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa) from the University of Vermont and an MBA from the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business.

Greg Glade

Partner
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Mr. Glade is a co‐founder and principal of MGL Partners. His primary responsibilities include financing, new developments and acquisitions.

As a co‐founding principal of MGL Partners, Mr. Glade is responsible for financing approximately 3,800 multifamily rental units valued in excess of $800 million. As a developer of market rate, work force, senior (assisted and independent living) rental housing as well as low income housing tax credit multifamily units, MGL Partners has capitalized its portfolio with a wide spectrum of debt and equity capital providers.

Mr. Glade was previously a principal and CFO of Black Creek Communities, the multifamily and mixed‐use arm of the Black Creek Group, a Denver, Colorado based real estate private equity firm. Prior to joining Black Creek Communities, Mr. Glade was Director/Assistant Treasurer for Mail‐Well, Inc., a Fortune 1000 company. While at Mail‐Well, Inc. Mr. Glade was responsible for managing the capital structure and earnings impact of corporate finance transactions. He assisted in financing transactions valued in excess of $1.2 billion, reviewed corporate finance modeling, and assisted in completion of acquisitions in excess of $700 million. Prior to joining Mail‐Well, Inc., he was a manager with Deloitte & Touche in Denver, Colorado. He is a Certified Public Account (inactive), and graduate of the University of Wyoming.

Lisa Mullins

Partner
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Ms. Mullins is a co-founder and principal of MGL Partners, a Denver, CO-based real estate investment firm focused on the development and acquisition of multifamily and mixed-use properties.  Her primary responsibilities include overseeing and coordinating loan and equity closings from construction loan through the final tax credit processes.  She oversees financial and asset management including tax credit acquisition and compliance. 

Previously, Ms. Mullins worked for Corporate Properties of the Americas, overseeing U.S. and foreign accounting and tax functions for industrial real estate developments in Mexico which had a cost basis in excess of $125 million.  She also served as a consultant to Black Creek Communities, the multifamily and mixed-use arm of the Black Creek Group, a Denver based real estate private equity firm.  Her primary responsibilities included asset and financial management. Ms. Mullins has also worked in firms both as an attorney and as a certified public accountant.

Ms. Mullins received her bachelor’s degree from Ohio University and her Juris Doctorate from The University of Denver.  She is an attorney in Colorado and Kentucky.

Dani Vachon

Development Manager
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Ms. Vachon joined MGL/Solvera in 2019 as a Development Manager. Her primary responsibilities include project management for acquisition/rehab, new construction and consulting projects.

Ms. Vachon began her career in affordable real estate development at Boulder Housing Partners, the Housing Authority for the City of Boulder, as a Development Project Manager. Her role over her six year tenure involved managing acquisitions and new Low Income Housing Tax Credit construction projects. Ms. Vachon sits on the Urban Land Institute’s Young Leader Board and is an active volunteer at the Denver Rescue Mission.

Ms. Vachon received her bachelor’s degree from Marquette University and a Masters of Sustainable Real Estate Development from Tulane University.

Kurt Frantz

Development Manager
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Mr. Frantz first started working with MGL/Solvera Advisors in 2010 as a Development Manager.

Mr. Frantz has over 35 years of experience in real estate development and has completed over 900 units of affordable housing. Mr. Frantz has worked on various types of affordable housing projects both senior and family including; 9% LIHTC deals, 4% bond deals, new construction, Acquisition/Rehab with tenants in place, Disaster Recovery projects, 4% bonds combined with state tax credits and both federal and state historic tax credits.

Prior to working with MGL Partners, Mr. Frantz was a custom home builder and then worked for the St Charles Town Company supervising commercial and residential development including the construction of single-family residences and townhomes, and retail development including movie theaters, restaurants and structured parking. Mr. Frantz also has experience in high rise construction. Mr. Frantz Holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Pacific in Stockton CA and maintains a class “C” contractor’s license in the city of Denver.