Experience + Foresight
Dean R. Hook
Senior Vice President - Information Technology & Property Management
Dean R. Hook is our senior vice president - information technology & property management, with over 30 years connecting real estate business operations and technology. Mr. Hook joined TIER REIT in March 2015. He has spent his entire career either working internally or consulting with all real estate companies, including all the major REIT verticals, or private equity firms, focusing on integrating business process and technology. Mr. Hook received a bachelor of business administration in finance from California State University at Fullerton.
Senior Vice President - Development
Greg Brooke is our senior vice president – development with more than 30 years of experience in asset management and office development. He has led our office development activities in Houston including Three Eldridge Place and Two BriarLake, and recently led our office developments in Austin including Third+Shoal, Domain 10, Domain 11 and Domain 12. Mr. Brooke holds a bachelor of science degree in business administration 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.
Hannah Q. Wrenn
Chief Accounting Officer
Hannah Q. Wrenn is our chief accounting officer. She joined TIER REIT in November 2015 after working at Ernst & Young LLP for ten years in its assurance practice. During her career at Ernst & Young LLP, she served both public and privately held companies within the real estate industry, including REITs, homebuilders, and hospitality companies. Ms. Wrenn earned her bachelor of business administration and master of accounting degrees from Texas Christian University. She is a certified public accountant and member of Nareit.
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. He is an active member of NAIOP where he sits on the Office Acquisitions Forum. Additionally, he is a member of Urban Land Institute and holds a position on the North Texas ULI Industrial Office Product Council. Mr. Jardine received a bachelor of business administration with a concentration in finance from The University of Texas at Austin.
Senior Vice President - Development
Nick Jarke is our senior vice president – development with more than 18 years of experience in construction management and development, and has developed 2.5mm SF in office and industrial projects. Prior to joining TIER REIT, Mr. Jarke worked with Hines and was responsible for office and industrial development in their Dallas office. Prior to joining Hines, Mr. Jarke worked for The Beck Group in Dallas in a variety of design, construction, and development management roles. Mr. Jarke received both a master of business administration with a concentration in finance, and a master of architecture, from Texas Tech University.
Scott A. McLaughlin
Senior Vice President - Investor Relations & Tax Strategy
Scott A. 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 business consulting on behalf of the real estate industry, and was a vice president at an S&P500 REIT from 2006 to 2010. Mr. McLaughlin earned his master of business administration from the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin, and a bachelor of science in business administration from the University of Richmond. He is a licensed certified public accountant (CPA) in the state of Texas, an investor relations charter (IRC®) holder, and an active member of NIRI and Nareit.