Experience + Foresight
Senior Vice President - Capital Markets
Anubhav Raj is our senior vice president - capital markets. Raj leads our capital market efforts as we focus on our growth strategy. Raj most recently worked as the Treasurer, Vice President of Finance and Investor Relations for CyrusOne, a company that owns, operates, and develops enterprise-class, carrier-neutral data centers. While at CyrusOne, Mr. Raj’s management responsibilities included oversight of the company’s Treasury, Capital Markets, M&A, Finance, Procurement and Investor Relations departments. Raj managed the company’s Initial Public Offering in January 2013. Before CyrusOne, Raj was a management consultant within Deloitte's Strategy and Operations practice, working with Fortune 100 clients across the Consumer and Industrial Products, Manufacturing, Healthcare and Life Sciences industries. Raj graduated magna cum laude from Duke University with a bachelor of science in economics with distinction and has a master of business administration from Columbia Business School.
Dean R. Hook
Chief Information Officer / Senior Vice President - Property Management
Dean R. Hook is our chief information officer / senior vice president, property management, with over 25 years connecting real estate business operations and technology. Mr. Hook joined TIER REIT in March 2015 after serving Brixmor Property Group’s, a publicity traded REIT, as senior vice president and chief information officer from February 2012 to February 2015. He has spent his entire career either working internally or consulting with all real estate companies focusing on integrating business process and technology. Over his career, Mr. Hook has worked for equity firms such as American Real Estate Group, Brazos Funds (now Lone Star Funds), real estate operators Paragon Group, Terrabrook and Ginn Companies. He also served as a Managing Director for RealFoundations and worked with various REIT’s and real estate operators including; DDR, Equity One, Forest City Enterprises, Brixmor Property Group, Kimco Reality, Westfield, Cadillac Fairview and Equity Office. Mr. Hook received a bachelor of business administration in finance from California State University at Fullerton.
Greg Brooke, CCIM
Senior Vice President - Development
Greg Brooke is our senior vice president - development for our properties located in Austin and Dallas/Fort Worth. Mr. Brooke has more than 25 years of experience in asset management and office development. He led two of our recent developments in Houston, Texas - Three Eldridge Place and Two BriarLake Plaza. Mr. Brooke holds a bachelor of science in business from Abilene Christian University and is a licensed real estate broker in Texas. Prior to his current position, Mr. Brooke held a similar position with Granite Properties.
Senior Vice President - Acquisitions
Murray Jardine is our senior vice president - acquisitions and has over 20 years of experience working in commercial real estate. Prior to joining TIER REIT, Mr. Jardine worked at Sarofim Realty Advisors for ten years where he was responsible for office acquisitions and asset management in their Dallas office. During his tenure at Sarofim, he was involved in the acquisition, development, redevelopment, and disposition of numerous projects across the country. Prior to joining Sarofim, Mr. Jardine worked for Highgate Holdings and Archon Group in a variety of acquisition, asset management and portfolio management roles. Mr. Jardine received a bachelor of business administration with a concentration in finance from The University of Texas at Austin.
Senior Vice President - Investor Relations and Tax Strategy
Scott McLaughlin is our senior vice president - investor relations and tax strategy. Prior to joining TIER REIT in January 2015, Mr. McLaughlin spent nearly ten years in public accounting and advisory, and he is the former Vice President - Tax at an S&P500 REIT. Mr. McLaughlin is a graduate of the University of Richmond and expects to earn his master of business of administration from the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin in May 2017. He is a certified public accountant and an active member of NIRI and NAREIT.