OUR MISSION: “To locate, acquire and develop quality real estate properties which create outstanding value for our community, business partners, and investors.” – Silver Tree Partners

Access to Commercial Real Estate

Silver Tree Partners launched in 1995 with a mission to simplify commercial real estate investing. We think our track record since that time speaks for itself. Welcome to Silver Tree Partners, Real Estate Investment & Development

12.5 Million

Square Feet of Commercial Land and Investments

$212 Million

in Acquisitions and Dispositions


A Dallas-based real estate development and investment firm has completed a $45.8 million deal to acquire a six-building office park that has anchored the west Little Rock commercial landscape for 30 years, with an eye toward developing an untapped area of the park. Read More

The Westlake Corporate Park and its six office buildings sold recently for $45.8 million. The recent $45.8 million purchase of a west Little Rock office park of six buildings came with scant plans for changes to the property… Read More

Constantly challenging ourselves to deliver more to our clients

Silver Tree achieves its mission by creating and maintaining a corporate culture that is opportunistic, creative and visionary in its approach to real estate investments and developments. Silver Tree’s professional team, financial strength, expertise, and entrepreneurial character are all key components in the realization of its mission.



Since 1995, Silver Tree founders Paul Gardner and Alan Moore have been investing together in real estate development opportunities throughout Texas. Since that founding, we have achieved our mission by creating and maintaining a corporate culture that is opportunistic, creative and visionary in its approach to real estate investments and developments. The secret to our success lies in creating additional value which translates to above average investment returns. Over the years, Silver Tree Partners has assimilated a diverse portfolio of mixed-use, retail, office and industrial developments located in some of the area’s most affluent and fastest growing communities.

2003 Fund I

SilverTree Partners created Silver Tree Realty Fund 2003, LP (“Fund I”), a private equity fund created to participate in the purchase, development, re-development, and sale of commercial real estate assets.

2004 Fund II

SilverTree Partners followed up with Silver Tree Realty Fund II, LP (“Fund II”) to invest in prime retail, office, and mixed use properties.

2004 Fund III

SilverTree Partners announced the formation of Silver Tree Realty Fund III (“Fund III”) projected to acquire commercial real estate opportunities.

Silver Tree Partners, Top Executives

Paul A. Gardner (Founding Partner) is a 40 year veteran of the commercial real estate industry. He began his real estate career at Transland Management Corporation, where his responsibilities included overseeing day-to-day operations of several million square feet of commercial property located throughout Texas. In1983, Mr. Gardner founded Texas Commercial Properties, Inc., a Dallas real estate firm. He later founded Kimsport Financial Group, which has completed several successful commercial developments in North Texas. As a principal of Silver Tree Partners, Paul Gardner is responsible for overseeing the commercial real estate development process including site selection, acquisition, contract negotiations, as well as supervising the architectural and engineering process. He is a member of the Texas Real Estate Council and Plano Developers Council, Federation of Greater Dallas Appropriations Committee, and a past member of the National Coalition for Drug Free School Zones in Washington, D.C., The United States Olympic Fundraising Committee and served on the Board of Directors for Security National Bank of Garland. A native of Dallas, Mr. Gardner earned his Bachelor of Business Administration Marketing from the University of Texas at Austin.

Alan D. Moore (Founding Partner) is best known as one of the founders of Fossil, Inc., the international brand name fashion accessories company with yearly revenues in excess of $1 billion. After Fossil, Moore was the CFO and a shareholder of Windows on WallStreet, Inc., an internet financial software solution and financial market data provider. Windows on WallStreet was sold to Trade Station Group, Inc (TRAD), a publicly traded company in October 1999. Alan serves on the Board of Directors for several portfolio companies. Mr. Moore's success in real-estate has run parallel with his successful private equity firm Red Oak Capital which was founded in 1995. Red Oak Capital has successfully invested in high-tech, retail, manufacturing, and service companies. Red Oak Capital was the first private equity firm to invest in the Palm Beach Tan retail chain of tanning stores. Moore assisted Palm Beach Tan strategically grow from eight stores to over 400 locations and create the Mystic Tan technology which was spun out in 2005. A Dallas native, Mr. Moore earned his Masters in Accounting and Bachelor in Business Control Systems from the University of North Texas and served on the University of North Texas College of Business Administration Advisory Board from 2000 to 2005.

Brett H. Williams (Principal) has an extensive real estate background that includes tenant representation, office leasing, real estate development and acquisitions. He began his real estate career at Henry S. Miller Company, where he was a member of the land and investment acquisition team for three years. In 1999, he joined Electronic Data Systems as a financial analyst in the Real Estate Department. While at EDS, Mr. Williams was recruited by Duggan Realty Advisors to conduct land sales, tenant representation and the oversight of tenant finish out construction. As a partner of SilverTree Partners, Brett Williams is responsible for overseeing the disposition and leasing of properties owned by the various partnerships. He negotiates tenant contracts, assists in space planning and coordinates the work of outside engineers, architects and contractors. He is a licensed Real Estate Broker in the State of Texas, member of the Texas Real Estate Council, North Texas Commercial Area Realtors and is active with Big Brothers of America and the National Cancer Foundation. A native of Dallas, Mr. Williams earned his Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance with a minor in Economics from Southern Methodist University.

Adam Rasmussen (Principal, CFO) began his real estate career as a CPA working for the multifamily developer JPI in 1997. He then went to work for Lone Star Opportunity Funds in the Legal and Finance Department. At the time, Lone Star was the largest international real estate opportunity fund acquiring non-performing real estate debt and distressed real estate. After several years with Lone Star, he was recruited to work for a national bank in their Commercial Real Estate Asset Management division. There he oversaw the migration of $3.5 billion in performing commercial real estate loans from various acquisitions, as well as completing the bank’s formal credit training program. Prior to arriving at Silver Tree Partners, he worked as an Asset Manager with a Dallas based private real estate firm. There he was directly involved in property management, leasing, financing, and budgeting for approximately 2.5 million square feet in office and retail properties. His responsibilities at Silver Tree Partners include the oversight of Asset Management, Fund Administrator for multiple real estate funds, investor reporting, and coordinating acquisition due diligence. Adam holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from the University of Texas at San Antonio.

Always Going the Extra Mile

Unique insight, vision, exceptional research, analysis, value added management, expertise, aggressive and entrepreneurial attitudes. All of these qualities and traits can be used to describe Silver Tree Partners’ corporate culture and the approach that propelled the company to a leadership position in the highly competitive Texas real estate investment and development market. Silver Tree Partners’ founders Paul Gardner and Alan Moore began working in tandem partnership in 1995 by concentrating on investments and real estate development opportunities in and around some of Dallas’ premier locations. Their primary focus has always been based on the theory of creating additional value, which translates to above average investment returns. Over the years, Silver Tree Partners has assimilated a diverse portfolio of mixed-use, retail, office and industrial developments located in some of the areas most affluent and fastest growing communities.

Distinctive Investing and Management

Managing Members have a combined 100 years of real estate/finance experience and have been investing together since 1995
Silver Tree continues to build on its broad base of relationships with partners, brokers, lenders, and investors
These relationships and our past performance have helped us build a reputation for integrity and performance
We favor land acquisitions, retail development, residential/multi-family, and light industrial properties
Silver Tree invests alongside our investors. So, the old saying “Our success is shared with our investors” is actually true

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Westlake Corporate Park

Little Rock, AR

Sterling Fry Street Student Housing

Denton, TX

Heritage Square Office Towers

Dallas, TX

Summit @ Preston Trails Office Complex

Dallas, TX

Coit Center Mixed Use Development

Plano, TX

Ennis Crossroads Retail S.C.

Ennis, TX

1501 Plano Road Industrial Building

Richardson, TX

Prestonwood Residential Development

Dallas, TX

Sterling Crimson Student Housing

Tuscaloosa, AL

Preston Valley Retail S.C.

Dallas, TX

Summit Building Office Building

Baton Rouge, LA

Denton Spencer Land Development

Denton, TX

Hedgcoxe Plaza Office Building

Plano, TX

Seguin Crossroads Retail S.C.

Seguin, TX

Hackberry Creek Office Park

Irving/Las Colinas, TX

Mayhill Land Development

Denton, TX

Cambridge Office Buildings

Dallas, TX

360 North Land Development

Grapevine, TX

Service King/Enterprise Pad Site

Dallas, TX

500 S Beltline Office/Warehouse

Irving, TX

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