Mr. Birdsey is President and CEO of The Birdsey Group, LLC. The Birdsey Group companies provide financial and field services to the real estate investment and finance industry. From construction management to commercial underwriting, valuation and due diligence, Birdsey Group companies provide services in all fifty states as well as Puerto Rico and Guam.
Founded in 2004 with offices in Atlanta, Dallas and Irvine, The Birdsey Group was recently recognized by Inc. Magazine as the 6th fastest growing real estate company in the country and by Atlanta Business Chronicle as a recipient of a Pacesetter Award which honors the overall fastest growing companies in Atlanta.
Prior to establishing Birdsey Group, Sandford worked with GMACCM/MortgageRamp where he served as the Senior Managing Director of Capital Markets and also Managing Director of the Real Estate Advisory Group. He also spent five years as Director of Real Estate with Univest Financial Services, LLC, an international CRE financial services firm. He holds a Bachelor’s degree from Mercer University and studied management and real estate at Regent College in London England. Sandford is a past associate member and former President of the Associate Leadership Committee of the Appraisal Institute. He is also a member of the CRE Finance Council, the Mortgage Bankers Association, and REGA.