Mr. Sapp joined Hunt in 1991 and currently has overall responsibility for Southwest U.S. real estate development projects including: identifying opportunities, market feasibility, acquisitions, design management, entitlement, finance, construction procurement, monetization and recapitalizations, dispositions and asset management. Projects Mr. Sapp has managed include acquisition and repositioning of existing income properties, new and redevelopment projects focused primarily on mixed use, retail/commercial and multi-family income properties as well as land investments and master planned community developments in the southwest. Recent projects include the 35-acre, mixed-use ABQ Uptown development in Albuquerque consisting of upscale lifestyle retail, luxury apartments, a Trader Joe's grocery and an urban, two story Target store. Current projects include new Class A, high-density, multi-family projects in the vibrant Texas cities as well as other Gateway and Primary markets. Multiple luxury multifamily developments are underway in Dallas, Austin and Houston. Since joining Hunt, Gary has managed investment real estate transactions totaling over $2 billion.
Gary is married to Linda Velarde. They have 5 grown children. Personal interests include U.S. and Mexican Southwest History, historic preservation, fly fishing and travel.