About us

The Macallan Group is a portfolio of construction and real estate companies that offer our clients a wide array of services customized to meet their individual needs. Founded in 2002 as a residential construction firm with a “commercial approach”, Macallan has since expanded its services to include commercial general contracting and professional services such as brokerage, asset management, and consulting.

James L. Rhoden, III Managing Principal Jay is a founding principal of The Macallan Group and focuses on development and implementation of the overall portfolio strategy, business development, community relations, and due diligence with respect to new company formation and deal opportunities. Jay also oversees all asset and program management, legal/contract issues, compliance issues, and serves as the managing broker of Macallan Real Estate, LLC (licensed in Georgia, Florida, Alabama and South Carolina).

An Atlanta native, Jay holds J.D., M.B.A. and B.A. degrees from the University of Florida, and has focused his career on commercial and residential real estate construction and development.

He also is heavily involved in civic and community affairs and currently serves as a member of the Urban Land Institute, the Council for Quality Growth, the Florida Bar, and the Regional Civic League. He also is past president of The Commerce Club’s New Century Forum, a past member of the Commerce Club Operating Board, and is a graduate of Leadership Cobb, Regional Leadership Institute, and the ULI Center for Leadership. Jay has also served for over fifteen years as a local reserve law enforcement officer.
Michael S. Minutelli Managing Principal As a founding principal of The Macallan Group, Mike Minutelli leads the Macallan portfolio of companies from an operational, financial, business development and overall strategic growth standpoint. Prior to starting Macallan, Mike was a Partner with The Macauley Companies specializing in developing master-planned communities, and was also a lead Project Manager for Brasfield and Gorrie where he was responsible for managing projects in excess of $50 million.

Mike holds a B.S. in Building Construction from the Georgia Institute of Technology, an M.B.A from the J. Mack Robinson College of Business at Georgia State University and is an alumnus of The Bolles School in Jacksonville, FL. Mike is also a LEED certified, unlimited tier licensed general contractor in the state of Georgia and a graduate of the Urban Land Institute Center for Leadership.

Mike has lived in the City of Atlanta for more than half of his life and has been recognized by the Atlanta Business Chronicle as a “40 Under 40” leader as well as one of the “100 Key Leaders Shaping Atlanta.” Mike is also a long-standing member of the Marist School master plan implementation committee and serves as the Facilities Chairman & Member of the School Advisory Council for Christ the King School.