Our Business Philosophy

Thornton & Associates, LLC is a licensed real estate development company with over 70 years of combined real estate experience in commercial as well as multi family development. John T. Thornton “J.T.” and Pat Thornton formed Thornton & Associates, LLC to pursue new real estate developments & acquisitions of retail office and multifamily products in the Southeast United States. With the ever changing economy, we are finding value added properties in all of the real estate sectors of the market. We have positioned ourselves to identify distressed and value added opportunities that afford immediate cash on cash returns. Our investment decisions are predicated on several fundamentals:

  • Buying below replacement cost
  • Buying in first-tier markets with sound economic fundamentals
  • Diversifying holdings to mitigate risks
  • Investing in well-located and well-constructed assets
  • Identifying assets with strong tenant profile potential

By delivering value and results to our equity partners, we can offer them the following benefits:

  • High performance and risk-adjusted returns
  • Unparalleled real estate expertise
  • Reliable investment time schedules
  • Creativity and flexibility
  • Alignment of interests through performance-based compensation

As experts in real estate operations and development, Thornton & Associates can be counted on for our broad expertise and historical perspective. In an increasingly complex real estate environment, Thornton & Associates offers a full spectrum of real estate capabilities. The combination of our skills and experience allow us to generate results for our partners.

Learn more about our team

James "Pat" Thornton

John "JT" Thornton

Tommy Thornton