Creating impactful developments that transform communities and elevate local economies.
RocaPoint is a privately held real estate investment and development firm based in Atlanta, Georgia. Our primary focus is mixed-use development.
RocaPoint’s team maintains a methodical approach to identifying new potential endeavors and forming transaction structure.
Our leadership team has extensive experience nationwide in complex real estate investment and development.
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Phil Mays is a principal of RocaPoint Partners. Mr. Mays has more than 20 years of experience in real estate investment, development, land use and zoning. Prior to RocaPoint, Mr. Mays was the Director and Chief Legal Officer for EverBank’s commercial special servicing division. Mr. Mays formed and managed EverBank’s Commercial Special Assets Department (now TIAA Bank) containing more than $1.5 billion in underperforming CRE backed debt. Prior to EverBank, Mr. Mays acquired and developed real estate in the Southeastern United States for more than a decade after practicing law in Atlanta during his early career.
Mr. Mays received his undergraduate and law degree from the University of Florida and a Leadership in Financial Organizations certification from The Harvard Business School. Further, Mr. Mays served a gubernatorial appointment to the St. Johns County, FL Board of County Commissioners from 2008-2010.
Patrick Leonard, P.E. is a principal of RocaPoint Partners. Mr. Leonard has a diverse financial background and more than 20 years of construction and development experience. Accomplishments include managing the acquisition and disposition of several large bank portfolios, constructing more than $300M of new restaurants and retail establishments nationwide, developing more than 2,000 residential lots throughout the southeast and managing the construction of a new MARTA station and DOT’s Freedom Parkway in Atlanta, GA.
Mr. Leonard is a licensed Georgia Professional Engineer and certified in LEED-Building, Design & Construction. Mr. Leonard received a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Clemson University and a degree in Executive Management from the Dupree School of Management at The Georgia Institute of Technology.
Mr. Flatto is the President and Chief Executive Officer of The Georgetown Company, a privately-held real estate investment and development company based in New York City. In his 30+ years with Georgetown, Mr. Flatto has been involved with the development, acquisition and ownership of over 20 million square feet of commercial and residential real estate projects throughout the United States.
A native New Yorker, Mr. Flatto is a trustee and board member of a number of civic and cultural institutions. Mr. Flatto is Co-Chairman of the Board of the Park Avenue Armory in NYC, a leading center for the contemporary arts. He also serves as Chairman of the Housing Committee of the Board of the Robin Hood Foundation, which addresses issues of affordable housing and homelessness in NYC.
Mr. Flatto is Chairman of the Board of the Center for Global Risk and Security at the RAND Corporation in Santa Monica, CA, trustee of The Wexner Center for the Arts in Columbus, OH, and of Works & Process based at the Guggenheim Museum in NYC. He has also served on the investment committee of the Brown University Real Estate Fund, as a trustee of Enterprise Community Partners, chairman of the board of Enterprise New York, board member of the International Center of Photography and of the Children’s Museum of Manhattan.
Mr. Flatto is a director of The Howard Hughes Corporation (NYSE: HHC). In 2015 he was honored by the Citizens Union of the City of New York with its Business Leadership Award. Mr. Flatto was also named to the 2020 Commercial Observer Power 100 List and recognized in 2021 as one of Crain’s Notables in Real Estate. Mr. Flatto received his BA magna cum laude from Brown University with honors in Economics and received his MBA from the Wharton School (Univ. of Pennsylvania).