top of page

Managing and Founding Member

John Colt Landreth

Director of Due Diligence

Daniel Talar

Director of Portfolio Lease Management

Michele Marie Dugan

John Colt Landreth - Managing and Founding Member

Colt has forty plus (40+) years of experience in the medical, commercial, industrial, and retail real estate sectors focusing on development, investment, finance, valuation, leasing, and sales.  In 2005, Colt pioneered Real Estate Due Diligence (REDD) consulting for PE clients’ acquisitions of target and add-on companies. 


In 2014, Colt took it one (1) step further by offering Portfolio Lease Management Organization and Optimization to our PE clients’ multi-site healthcare investment.   


The PPA MOB Fund was the final piece of the platform, offering doctors/landlords the opportunity to contribute their clinic properties to the Fund and transition from active to passive ownership without liquidating. 


Prior to founding PPA, Colt spent eleven (11) years at Cushman & Wakefield and Grubb & Ellis selling major assets for institutional investors, e.g., RREEF, University of Chicago Endowment Fund, PM Realty Advisors, IBS Realty Advisors, et al. 


During the years 1981-1991, Colt was a Principal at Stanhope Advisors, Inc., which he founded, and Managing General Partner of development partnership FCL Properties. During this period FCL developed industrial parks in Elgin and Mundelein in partnership with the University of Chicago Endowment Fund as a partner as well as many other industrial properties. Colt conceived, initiated, and closed a 62-acre land sale with the TCW Land Fund (Purchaser) and Prentiss Properties (Seller) in Vernon Hills, IL as a financing. Colt has also developed the Skil Corporation headquarters financed with an optimized mortgage with amortization options.  During this decade Colt developed the Wholesale Build-To-Suit program which he implemented for developments for James River, Uarco, and Rhone Poulenc-Rorer. 

Colt served on the Board of the M.I.T. Center for Real Estate from 1998-2004. 

​​Colt is the Founder of SkyRise Chicago, the Willis (formerly Sears) Tower Stair Climb, benefitting the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. Skyrise raises $1,200,000 net for RIC each year. 

Boston University B.A. English Literature

Daniel Talar - Director of Due Diligence 

He has worked at PPA since 2019 and has assisted in providing real estate due diligence and portfolio lease management support for various projects. In addition, Daniel has worked on various excel projects in context of the PPA MOB Fund I, to analyze existing fund buildings and prospective building acquisitions.


Daniel has experience providing managerial support for a portfolio of multi-family buildings and assisting with apartment renovations. He also has experience in the masonry business, where he managed workers on job sites, developed marketing materials/plans, and worked on job sites assisting workers with various masonry needs.

Marquette University B.S. Finance and Real Estate

Meet the Team

Michele Marie Dugan - Director of Portfolio Lease Management

Michele brings with her a broad experience in medical and retail leasing on behalf of both Tenants and Landlords and development as a principal for retail and office properties. Attendant to her experience is a strong knowledge of the intricacies of commercial leases.


Michele spent four years as a Lease Manager of Roundy's Supermarkets (2011 - 2014) which had a portfolio of 176 stores.

University of Wisconsin at Madison- BS Economics, Certificate in Real Estate

bottom of page