We believe that every hard working American deserves a safe, pleasant, high quality and above all affordable place to live. Sureste Partners was formed to provide multi-family living properties to lower and middle income communities across the Southeastern United States.
As entrepreneurs and developers, we have experienced many successes in diverse areas of real estate, business and finance. By providing, quality affordable housing we can positively impact every community we are present in and have the opportunity to create strong income and solid capital appreciation as investors.
Meet the Team
Sureste Partners has over 50 years of combined experience in real estate development, management and finance.
David Propis - General Partner
David heads up the asset management and property oversight activities at Sureste Partners. His previous experience includes, 25 years in corporate finance, commodities and asset management with Merrill Lynch, Jade Special Strategy, Cresta Capital Strategies, and Agile Opportunity Fund. David’s expertise is in corporate oversight, consulting, contract negotiations and acting as principal investor for both public and private companies, inclusive of the securing of real property. He has founded and managed two hedge funds with their focus on structured debt financings, with over 125 transactions totaling more than $150 million.
David received his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Maryland, College Park, and also holds a real estate sales license in the State of New York. David is also a Director of several private companies.
Simon Leach - General Partner
Simon is responsible for all marketing, due diligence, and finance of the Company. Simon has over 25 Years of experience in Marketing, Analytics, Investment Management & Direct Lending. Mr. Leach was responsible for over $1.6 Billion in direct/online sales, data warehouse and Business Intelligence for Office Depot. He has been involved in several successful start-up ventures including building a $200M ecommerce company in under 4 years. Mr. Leach’s diverse executive and entrepreneurial experience includes mergers and acquisitions, due diligence, analysis, and strategic planning for real estate and other investments. A resident of San Diego, California, Mr. Leach was born in the U.K and is a graduate of London Metropolitan University.
Contact us to find out more about our multi-family properties and unique platform for investors to directly own apartment communities.