Investors & Management

Espiritu at Palmilla is a community owned by MSD Capital and managed by Ron Hatfield, ensuring their long-term viability and strength.

MSD Capital was established in 1998 to manage the capital of Dell Computer founder Michael S. Dell and his family.  With a staff of more than 80 people and offices in New York, Los Angeles and London, MSD Capital has investments in a wide variety of public and private companies that reportedly total more than $10 billion. Among MSD’s extensive real estate holdings are luxury hotels, including the Four Seasons Resorts in Wailea and Kona, Hawaii.  In addition to capital resources, MSD brings a depth of market insight and management experience to Del Mar Development.

Ron Hatfield is co-founder and President of Del Mar Development and responsible for all of its development and investment activities in Mexico.  He has more than 40 years experience in real estate development and was involved in the development of several multi-family and commercial developments in his hometown of Houston, including Cypress Station, Northwest Crossing, Town and Country Shopping Center and Champions Village. Mr. Hatfield is a graduate of Rice University in Houston with a Bachelor of Business Administration and is a Certified Public Accountant. He resides in Los Cabos year-round.