About Us

Summit Capital is a real estate finance and investment firm with a primary emphasis on hospitality assets throughout the United States.  As a leading provider of capital market services to the industry, our expertise with innovative structuring solutions along with our depth of lending relationships enable us to deliver custom tailored results inclusive of debt and joint venture equity across the asset spectrum from acquisition and recapitalizations to ground-up construction projects.  Our history is one of placing our clients’ interests first while holding ourselves accountable to the highest moral and ethical standards, giving maximum effort towards every action and responsibility with which we are entrusted.
Over the years, Summit Capital has forged solid, long lasting relationships with many of the hospitality industry’s most engaged, experienced and respected hotel developers and operators.  Beyond the origination of financing options for our clients, we also have an extensive background in the sourcing and development of sites as well as working with municipalities on challenging and complex entitlements for the construction of hospitality assets. In addition, we are active investment and shareholder partners on hotels across the nation.

Our Team

Our guiding principles of trust, honesty and teamwork are the basis of our decision making which fosters a positive work environment for employees as well as all of those with whom we do business.

John Stueber

President
760-438-9000 x 11
jcs@summit-capital.net
John has over 25 years of experience in the hospitality industry as a capital advisor, investor and development partner, having advised and been involved with debt and equity transactions throughout the US.  Over the years, John has brought his extensive industry background to the capital markets, leading developers and investors to structure and capitalize well in excess of $2 billion in commercial real estate ventures.

As President, John has vast experience in structuring various scenarios throughout the capital stack including all types of construction, bridge, value-add and permanent financing on commercial properties along with highly complex structured financing including mezzanine, preferred and JV equity placements.  John is a recognized specialist in the area of hotel finance and his expertise has been instrumental in guiding and advising his clients through the diverse stages of the real estate cycle.

John holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and Management from the University of San Marcos, CA. 

Robert W. MacAllister II

Director of Operations
760-438-9000 x 10
rwm@summit-capital.net
Robert has over 17 years of real estate finance experience with a primary focus on commercial and investment properties. He oversees the due diligence efforts with clients, partners, and lenders for each financing transaction from initial submission through underwriting approval and issuance of commitments to coordinating the closing process. Additionally, he is actively involved with the sourcing, negotiation, and entitlement of potential development sites in opportunistic markets nationwide, as well as analyzing the financial viability of new investment opportunities. Robert is also responsible for maintaining and expanding Summit Capital’s dynamic network of commercial real estate financing relationships with a wide range of lending institutions and private money sources.

Prior to joining the Summit Capital team, Robert was in charge of the finance and operations of a private commercial lender based in New York City which originated short term, asset-based bridge loans nationwide.

Robert holds a Bachelor of Business Administration and a Master of Business Administration, both in Accounting, from Pace University in New York, NY.