Our Leadership

Thomas M Lee

Thomas M. Lee co-founded MDG in 1998 and has been active in the development and construction industry for over 25 years. Prior to MDG, he worked with several successful local construction companies where he built more than four million square feet of industrial, retail and office space. A longtime Seattle resident, Tom and his family have been building and developing in the Northwest since 1950. In the past 20 years alone, he has developed a mix of properties totaling over five million square feet.

Tom is a graduate of Seattle University.

Jim Gallaugher

Jim Gallaugher co-founded MDG in 1998 and has been active in commercial real estate for over 25 years in the Northwest. He has leased office space, supervised marketing campaigns, worked as an industrial real estate broker and was a partner in a property investment firm before co-founding MDG. Jim has worked on every type of commercial real estate project, from warehouses to high-end historical rehabilitation in Seattle’s Pioneer Square. In the past 20 years, he has developed and redeveloped over five million square feet of commercial property.

Jim is a graduate of the University of Washington.

Alan Cantlin

Alan Cantlin is a principal of MDG and has more than 15 years of experience in commercial real estate. Prior to joining MDG, he was a Senior Investment Director at Schnitzer West, a regional development company based in Seattle. In his role, Alan was responsible for acquiring, developing and leasing office and warehouse properties in the Puget Sound region. He acquired, developed, leased and sold more than 1.5 million square feet of commercial real estate.

Alan is a graduate of Princeton University, where he received an AB, and the University of Pennsylvania, where he received an MBA.