The BV Capital Team
Steve May is founder of MayCo Realty, which ultimately became Bridgeview Real Estate (“Bridgeview”). Mr. May is responsible for the strategic vision of Bridgeview and has taken the lead on sourcing deals, equity and debt for Bridgeview through his diverse contact base. Mr. May also oversees Bridgeview’s underwriting efforts as well as the strategic marketing and management of Bridgeview’s existing assets.
Prior to Bridgeview, Mr. May Founded MayCo Realty and focused on acquisition and development projects as well as distressed real estate transactions. Through MayCo Realty, Mr. May worked on a wide variety of projects including distressed condo projects, multifamily acquisition and renovations, multifamily construction projects and consulted on several real estate bankruptcy cases. Mr. May also Co-Founded EM Real Estate Enterprises (“EMREE”) which concentrated on the acquisition of single-tenant, credit lease transactions.
Prior to starting Bridgeview, MayCo Realty and EMREE, Mr. May was a commercial real estate lender with over ten years of structured and project finance experience including over $2.5 billion in total transaction volume and was the top producer in the country at two different financial institutions. Through his years as a real estate lender, Mr. May developed significant experience in retail, industrial and multifamily construction and investment. Furthermore, his experience in lending and vast contacts in the banking community has helped garner preferential financing terms for MayCo Realty, EMREE and Bridgeview.
Rob Anderson oversees operations and direction of BV Capital, which is Bridgeview’s private equity and investment distribution company. BV Capital creates direct investment opportunities in commercial real estate for accredited investors, financial advisors and registered investment advisors. Rob’s core responsibilities and oversight duties include sitting on due diligence committees, structuring investments deals in real estate, managing investor relations and communications, and managing the capital raise and wholesale distribution processes.
Rob is also the Principal of BV Securities, our in-house broker-dealer and holds Series 7, 63 and 24 licenses. Rob has worked in the securities business since 1998 with a focus on wholesaling investment products to the financial advisor community. Rob lives in Dallas, Texas, and is married with three very busy daughters and enjoys a good golf course when possible.
David Gafford is responsible for all accounting, financial reporting and administrative functions for Bridgeview and its affiliates.
Mr. Gafford started his career in public accounting as an auditor with a regional Accounting Firm in Dallas, Texas with a focus on Broker/Dealers, Hedge Funds and Pooled Partnerships. Mr. Gafford moved from public accounting to become Controller of a regional Business Litigation Law Firm. Subsequently, Mr. Gafford joined the mergers and acquisitions group of a large public company that focused in the consolidation of specialized and flatbed trucking companies. Mr. Gafford has over 15 years of accounting, operations, and financial management experience.
Mr. Gafford holds a Bachelor of Business Administration and Economics from Austin College and a Master of Accountancy and Master of Business Administration from Southern Methodist University
Director of Investor Relations
Cade Snowden is the Director of Investor Relations at BV Capital where he oversees managing both new and existing investor relationships as well as BV’s distribution partners and custodians. These activities include onboarding new investors, systems management, investor communication including site visits, investor meetings and represents BV Capital at industry conferences. Cade also assists with marketing and capital fundraising activities including support of BV Capital’s external advisory partners. Cade strives to foster investor and advisor relationships built on trust and mutual respect and embraces the core values of integrity, excellence and commitment to service.
Mr. Snowden takes time to understand the numerous investment and business goals of investors, advisors and our advisory partners by creating authentic personal relationships. Cade earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in marketing with a minor in finance from the University of Oklahoma. While attending the university, he was named a President’s Community Scholar. Mr. Snowden is also a member of the volunteer committee for the Children's Medical Center of Dallas
Dan Kryzanowski is an active real estate advisor, investor, and partner. Dan has raised millions of dollars across multiple channels, including accredited investors, family offices, and investment advisors, while empowering his partners to raise seven-figures on multiple occasions. He specializes in niche segments, such as industrial and self-storage, complimented with a deep knowledge of tax-advantaged investing.
Dan, a Wharton graduate, previously led commercial real estate initiatives for GE Capital in Mexico and South America. He also received a MBA from Thunderbird School of Global Management, graduating with Distinction (top honors). Dan holds Series 7 and 66 licenses, is a licensed Project Management Professional (PMP) and recently served as Corporate Board President for Hugh O'Brian Youth Central Texas (HOBY). Dan lives with his wife and son in Austin, TX.
Bio to come
Mr. Shade is responsible for compliance functions of both BV Capital and BV Securities. Mr. Shade is also involved with investment structure, broker dealer relationships and the firms wholesale distribution team.
Mr. Shade has over 30 years in the securities business and brokerage experience. In addition, he served as the President and CEO. With more than $465 million in assets under management with over 240 associated registered advisors. As President and CEO, Mr. Shade was responsible for the overall operation including all accounting functions, strategic forecasting and disclosure documents (Form ADV), as well as other operational matters.
Mr. Shade has previously served as the Vice President of Operations Manager. Mr. Shade was responsible for the direct sales supervision of 80 registered representatives. His supervisory responsibilities encompassed a full range of financial products, branch supervision, training, branch audits and customer service.
Mr. Shade is a graduate of Pittsburg State University and currently maintains the Series 4, 7, 24, 31, 66, 78, 99 securities registrations. Mr. Shade has been married to Yolonda, his wife of 20 plus years and is the father of three children.
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