Terry is a Principal whose responsibilities include the strategic direction of the redevelopment,and repositioning of new and existing portfolio assets, the acquisition of portfolio, single asset off-market retail properties, strategic relationships, entitlements and leasing oversight of all property investments. He also sits on the company’s Investment Committee. As a longstanding entrepreneur and private investor, Terry is one of the San Francisco Area’s top developers and as a private investor he has redeveloped a number of well known San Francisco Bay Area retail properties including the Rossmoor Shopping Center in Walnut Creek, Gateway Marin Shopping Center and the Marina Landings Shopping Center which is the only Wal-Mart located on the historic Monterey Peninsula.
Terry has served as a senior executive of several large public and private real estate organizations including: The Sembler Company and Watt Commercial Properties. He also served as an officer of public REIT that managed the California Public Employees Retirement System Co-Investment Partnership. He has repositioned, redeveloped and leased over 370 retail properties, comprising approximately 38,000,000 sq. ft. of GLA.
He is current or past member of NAREIT, Urban Land Institute, ICSC, the Editorial and Advisory Boards of Shopping Center Business Magazine and Western Real Estate News.
He serves on the Advisory Board of the Kelly School of Business for Real Estate Studies at Indiana University and is a frequent speaker on real estate investment, athletics and leadership. He was awarded a full athletic scholarship and graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree from Indiana University’s distinguished Kelley School of Business. He was twice elected Indiana’s football team captain in 1979 and 1980 including co-captain of IU’s nationally ranked 1979 Holiday Bowl Championship football team, this Bowl Game is played annually in San Diego, CA. In 2008, he endowed the Terry Tallen Football Leadership Scholarship at Indiana University which is given annually to deserving varsity football team student athlete. In the fall of 2016, Terry will be awarded the prestigious Clevenger Award by Indiana University. The Clevenger Award perpetuates the ideals Zora Clevenger set forth in his many years of service as a student, athlete, coach, and athletic administrator. The honor is bestowed upon living I Men who, as alumni, have made outstanding contributions through service to its athletic program. This is the highest honor given an I Man by the I Men’s Association.