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Dean Patrinely  Managing Principal

Dean Patrinely provides strategic direction for the company. He oversees all phases of the company including execution of the origination process, due diligence, financing/disposition, leasing and marketing, and property management teams. He received an MBA with distinction from Harvard University, a MS in Environmental Engineering from University of Florida and a BS in Civil Engineering (honors) from University of Florida. Dean co-founded the predecessor to the company in 1983 after three years with Hines.


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Robert Fields  President and CEO/Principal

Robert Fields leads all new development and project management activities for the company. His project experience includes all facets of development and spans office, multifamily, mixed-use and hospitality properties. He is a hands-on leader on all projects. Robert has over 25 years of experience in the industry. Robert is a licensed Architect and practiced for six years. He received an MBA from the University of Houston and a Bachelor of Environmental Design from Texas A&M University. Robert joined the company in 1997.


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Don Thomas  COO/Principal

Don Thomas oversees all assets from due diligence during the acquisition process, to the creation of operating procedures, budgeting, facility commissioning/start-up, leasing, property management, and personnel matters. He provides value to our clients through his quality control oversight program. Don has over 20 years of experience in the industry. He received a BS in Political Science from Texas A&M University. He is a Certified Property Manager and holds a Texas, Massachusetts and Utah Real Estate Brokers License. Don joined the company in 2001.


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Michael Nicholls  Executive Managing Director/Principal

Michael Nicholls has vast experience in the entire development process, from design concept to building operations. He plays a most valuable role in the Company as he utilizes his experience to create and execute solutions to mission critical construction and operational matters. Mike has over 35 years of experience in the industry. He received a MS in Finance from the University of Houston and a BA from Abilene Christian University. Mike joined a predecessor to the company in 1984.


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Pete Pfile  CFO/Principal

Pete Pfile oversees accounting and financial reporting to investors and lenders for all investments. He also manages the coordination between accountants for individual properties and portfolio and asset managers. Pete has over 30 years of experience. He received a BBA Accounting (cum laude) from Texas A&M University. He is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Texas. Pete joined the company in 2005.