C Y P R E S S 16
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About Us

We are a real estate development, investment, project management and consulting firm specializing in hotel, office, and mixed-use projects, the sourcing of capital and debt for these projects and consulting with businesses regarding similar type projects, strategic business plans and budgets.

Hotel

Office

Mixed Use

Current Portfolio

All projects currently in development.

Residence Inn Steamboat Springs

110 Room Select-Service Hotel




Previous Experience

While at previous firms, the Cypress 16 principals have participated in certain aspects of the design, development, financing, and management of the following projects.

J.W. Marriott San Antonio

1002 Room Full Service Resort & Spa developed by entities affiliated with Miller Global Properties LLC

Embassy Suites Springfield

219 Room Full Service Hotel developed by entities affiliated with Miller Global Properties LLC

Residence Inn Bellevue

220 Suite Select Service Hotel developed by entities affiliated with Miller Global Properties LLC

Residence Inn Alexandria

180 Suite Select Service Hotel developed by entities affiliated with Miller Global Properties LLC

Dry Creek Centre

223,000 sq ft Class A office building developed by entities affiliated with Miller Global Properties LLC

Recent News

August 9, 2018


Charity Golf Challenge at Riverdale Dunes Golf Course

Cypress 16 was proud to sponsor its first annual charity golf tournament for the benefit of the Greenway Foundation in August 2018. The Greenway Foundation has been revitalizing the South Platte River through downtown Denver since 1974 and planning and implementing physical enhancements to the parks, trails and channel of Denver's urban waterways throughout the greater Denver area. In this first year, 72 players teed it up at Riverdale Dunes Golf Course and enjoyed a beautiful day of camaraderie and golf while benefitting a treasured resource of our community.

Our Partners

After working together at a private equity real estate firm for ten years, Gary and Leon partnered to form Cypress 16 in January 2018. Gary specializes in underwriting their projects, legal compliance, and sourcing capital and debt as well as consulting with businesses regarding operations and profitability. Leon leads the design team through entitlements, planning and documentation and oversees the development from construction to certificate of occupancy. While working at their previous employment, Gary and Leon were involved with the underwriting, development,acquisition, and management of properties valued at $1+ billion. In addition, their backgrounds include ownership and operation of successful entrepreneurial businesses.

Gary Roffe

Managing Partner

Gary is a Managing Partner and Founder of Cypress 16. Prior to 2018, he served as Managing Principal and Chief Operations Officer for Miller Global Properties, a private equity real estate firm. Prior to joining Miller Global, he practiced law in corporate finance area for the national law firm of Kutak Rock. In addition, for 15 years, Gary owned and operated Stephany's Chocolates, a manufacturer, retailer and wholesaler of premium boxed chocolates.

Leon Hurley

Managing Partner

Leon is a Managing Partner and Founder of Cypress 16. He specializes in real estate development, including all phases of planning, design, and construction. Prior to 2018, Leon was a Senior Vice President of Development at Miller Global Properties where he had oversight for all aspects of design and construction for development projects consisting of hotels and office buildings throughout the United States. Prior to Miller Global, Leon was principal and founder of an architectureal firm focusing on multi-family, residential, mixed-use, retail and hospitality projects.

Contact Us

Phone

Gary Roffe
+1 303 506 7151

Leon Hurley
+1 720 300 4620