Sunju Patel


Sunju Patel is a seasoned entrepreneur and visionary real estate leader with more than 20 years experience in investments, acquisitions and dispositions, along with horizontal and vertical development. His deep knowledge of the hospitality industry led him to co-found TMGOC Ventures to better serve investors, capital markets, and debt partners. As a Co-Founder and Managing Member, Patel brings a creative approach and streetsmart sensibility to deal-making and new construction projects. 


Prior to TMGOC Ventures, Patel co-founded The Montford Group in 2017 where he led all investment opportunities, strategic efforts and cultivated long-lasting relationships with leading hospitality brands and banking institutions. Under his leadership, The Montford Group. expanded its robust real estate portfolio to include office, retail and hotel across the Southeast including new hotel developments with premier partners Marriott, Hilton, and Hyatt. 


Patel is a sought-after industry expert and is a member of the Board of Governors at the College of Charleston School of Business and serves on the Accommodation Tax Committee for the City of Charleston.