Company Profile
Intervest Companies was founded over 30 years ago in Dallas, Texas.  Originally, the company.… <more>

Management Team
Michael B. Schiff, Partner, founded the company and has been involved in the real estate industry.… <more>

Real Estate Investments
Intervest evaluates each of its potential investments in a very detailed, disciplined manner… <more>

Debt Investments
Intervest and its affiliate partners have assembled a full compliment of mortgage loan servicing… <more>

Development Activities
Intervest Companies has developed numerous multi-family projects, single-family subdivisions, office buildings, and hotels… <more>

Fee Management
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Management Team

Management Team

Michael B. Schiff
Mr. Schiff, Partner, founded the company and has been involved in the real estate industry for over 30 years. Mr. Schiff later was employed by a large local apartment builder/operator in key management positions. Prior to forming Intervest Companies, he was Executive Vice-President of Hemisphere Equity Investors, Inc., a multi-faceted real estate company developing large projects in several states. He acquired his first apartment property over 30 years ago and has been active in the acquisition, ownership and operation of thousands of multi-family units.

Mr. Schiff has also been involved in the formation of several financial institutions including a successful savings and loan association as well as a national bank, serving on these institution’s Executive Committees, Boards of Directors, and Loan Committees. Mr. Schiff has served on the Board of Directors of various civic, professional and business organizations including the Apartment Association of Greater Dallas.

John A. Raphael
John A. Raphael, a native of Dallas, Texas, obtained an M.B.A. Degree from the University of Texas and was licensed as a C.P.A. Mr. Raphael joined the “Big-8” accounting firm of Touche Ross & Co., where he became an audit practice partner. Mr. Raphael joined Intervest Companies in 1981 as a partner.

Mr. Raphael was also involved in the organization of a national bank and served on its Loan Committee, served on the Board of Directors and Loan Committee of a profitable $500 million financial institution and has served as a Director of a profitable restaurant chain.

Mr. Raphael has been active in numerous professional and civic organizations including serving on the Board of Directors of the Dallas Theater Center, President of the Dallas Chapter of the Anti-Defamation League, member of the Grievance Committee of the State Bar of Texas, and President of the University of Texas M.B.A. Club of Dallas.

John J. Wilson
Mr. Wilson obtained an accounting degree from the University of Texas at Arlington and is a Certified Public Accountant. Upon graduation, he joined the “Big-8” international accounting firm of Arthur Young & Co. While at Arthur Young & Co., Mr. Wilson supervised numerous audits including airlines, financial institutions, large manufacturing concerns, and non-profit entities. His experience there included S.E.C. regulatory reporting and analysis of troubled financial institutions.

Mr. Wilson later joined Intervest Companies as controller and subsequently became a partner. He is currently President of Intervest Property Company, Inc., and has had overall responsibility for the management and operation of thousands of apartment units. Mr. Wilson has also directed Intervest’s development efforts which have included the construction of Class-A apartment properties, office buildings, and the Bradford HomeSuites hotel chain.

Tracy Glover
Tracy Glover is responsible for identifying new business opportunities for Intervest, arranging partnerships and raising equity for the company’s various projects. Prior to joining Intervest, Ms. Glover was the owner and president of a local residential development company building select, infill, luxury townhomes and condominiums.

During the 80s and 90s, Ms. Glover was an international management consultant to Wall Street firms in global expanding markets. Her experience includes extensive transactions with global investment and financial service institutions at the time (i.e., Goldman Sachs, GE Capital, JP Morgan, Sanford Bernstein, etc.). Ms. Glover has also served in various civic capacities including a role as a Board Member of a Dallas private school and in fund raising capacities for Wednesday’s Child and has been a patron of the Dallas Museum of Art and the Museum of Science and Nature.

David Simmons
David Simmons is involved in the feasibility, financial analysis, zoning, and entitlement process for numerous land acquisitions for commercial and residential developments.  Mr. Simmons received a finance degree from Texas Christian University and an M.B.A from the University of Texas at Tyler.  Prior to joining Intervest, Mr. Simmons was involved in sales, in-house design, and construction management for Simmons & Associates, a design/build general contractor serving the East Texas area.  In addition to being licensed as real estate broker in the State of Texas, Mr. Simmons has also earned the Certified Commercial Investment Member designation, one of the most respected designations in the real estate industry, from the CCIM Institute. Mr. Simmons is a member of the North Texas CCIM Chapter and an affiliate member of the National Association of Realtors.


Intervest Companies
4131 Centurion Way • Addison, Texas 75001
(972) 661-9711 • (972) 991-7139 (fax)

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