Our Team

Tim Gillean



Tim Gillean is a co-founder and Partner of Cross Equities, LLC and serves as a primary contact for equity investors, lenders, and mortgage & investment brokers. Prior to the formation of Cross Equities, Tim served as Partner with Cross Development since 2004. He was responsible for overall asset underwriting, property acquisitions, capital structuring / financing for the firms development projects as well as Cross’ asset dispositions and refinancing. His expertise lies in managing, renovating and maximizing the operating potential of multi-family projects throughout the Dallas / Fort Worth market and abroad. Tim has been involved in and financed US based land purchases, condominium developments, multi-family re-developments, retail developments as well as Mexico based hotel & resort developments and land acquisitions.

Tim has extensive experience in salvaging underperforming properties by increasing occupancy and rental rates. Mr. Gillean founded in 1995 and concurrently operates Granite Redevelopment LLC (formerly Gillean Properties Ltd.), a leading redevelopment firm specializing in management rehabilitating residential and multi-family investment properties.

Tim is also the founder of Granite Crypto Investors, LLC and serves as the CEO of the organization and oversees the purchasing, software performance and deployment of over 600 mining machines.

Prior to entering the Commercial Real Estate industry, Tim was with Northwest Financial Corporation. He is a graduate of the University of North Texas, degreed in Real Estate Finance.

Tim is also a philanthropist and is involved with the Joy to the World Foundation. He has built several churches in Thailand and helps four different Orphanages in Thailand and Laos.

McAlan Duncan



McAlan Duncan is a co-founder, Partner and General Counsel of Cross Equities, LLC. McAlan holds various responsibilities within the firm’s portfolio of commercial investments and developments located in the United States and Mexico. He oversees all legal aspects of Cross Equities business operations as well as aspects of contract negotiations, capital structuring, refinancing, acquisition and disposition of the firm’s assets. Prior to the formation of Cross Equities, McAlan practiced law in the real estate department of Jenkens & Gilchrist as well as Fulbright & Jaworski. Additionally, McAlan co-founded Granite Redevelopment Properties and was a Principal Partner in Cross Development, LLC. McAlan received a BBA from Baylor University in 1995 and a JD from St. Mary University Law School in 1999.