Mr. Covey founded GrayStreet Partners and its predecessor Caliburn Capital in 2009. His active investment experience spans a variety of investment classes, but has been primarily focused in outdoor advertising, debt investment, electronics manufacturing, alternative lending, and real estate. He is an active principal in Ithaca investments, LTD., which holds over 1.2 million square feet of retail shopping center space in Texas. He's also the manager of Grizzly Asset Management, the financial sponsor of the Grizzly Fund – focused in acquiring high yield and non performing debt instruments. He graduated with a degree in Economics from the University of Chicago.
Mr. Covey has a BA in Economics from Cornell University. From the early seventies until 1980 he was a principal and managing partner in various real estate partnerships focusing upon apartment projects in the Washington D.C. area. In 1983 Mr. Covey founded Quimica Dinamica SA in Monterrey, Mexico, an integrated manufacturer of more than three hundred organic and inorganic chemicals used as raw materials in the electronic and pharmaceutical industries. He served as CEO until he sold the company in 1994. From 1986 to the present, through his company, Ithaca Investments, Ltd., Mr. Covey has owned more than one million square feet of retail space and hundreds of acres of urban land. Mr. Covey is also CEO of KEM Advertising which currently owns over 2000 billboards in 14 states.
Richard Negley Gill
Mr. Gill joined GrayStreet Partners in October of 2013 after leaving KMD Studley, a full-service commercial brokerage firm. Richard came from the predecessor firm, Davidson Gill, where he joined at founding in 2009. Previously, Richard was with INCAP Fund, where he worked on urban assemblages and mixed-use development. At GrayStreet Richard focuses on leasing and management of owned property, as well as acquisition of new sites and related development. Richard graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 2007.
Mr. Alavi is involved in transaction origination & structuring and investment management. Prior to GrayStreet, Mr. Alavi worked in Société Générale’s Mergers & Acquisitions group in New York, where he was involved in over $38 billion of completed domestic and international cross-border M&A transactions. Previously, he worked as an Analyst in Société Générale’s Real Estate, Gaming and Lodging Group, working on domestic and cross border M&A advisory assignments, Corporate and Project finance as well as Capital Restructuring mandates. Mr. Alavi holds an AB in Mathematics and Economics from The University of Chicago.
Alan Thomas Spalten
Mr. Spalten specializes in financial valuations of acquisitions and ongoing projects for GrayStreet Partners. Prior to joining GrayStreet, he worked in the corporate finance group for Neiman Marcus where he maximized profitability of the company through revenue analysis and cost-efficiency initiatives. Mr. Spalten was also previously employed by FTI Consulting, where he assisted in the restructuring and turnaround of nine companies through recapitalization and operational change recommendations. Mr. Spalten received his BBA and MBA from the Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University.
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Moxon has worked in accounting since 1983. He is a CPA and has served as Chief Financial Officer, Vice President of Financial Reporting and Operations and Controller. Mr. Moxon’s experiences include 4 years in heavy highway construction, 16 years in physical and electronic security solutions and 5 years in quarry operations. He holds a BBA in Accounting from Baylor University in 1983.