W. DUNCAN GIBBS, CCIM
Mr. Gibbs is a seasoned commercial real estate professional with over 30 years of experience and over $700 million in commercial real estate transactions. He began his career in commercial real estate understanding value by doing complex feasibility studies and appraisals for high profile projects throughout the country at Landauer Associates. His grasp of valuations and sophisticated cash flow analysis facilitated his move into commercial real estate brokerage in the late 1980s, where he served in executive roles at CB Richard Ellis, The Staubach Company, and Jones Lang LaSalle. He was consistently recognized as one of the top professionals in the Atlanta Market and throughout the Southeast. Frequently quoted in major real estate publications, his experience has included acquisitions, dispositions, and leases for some of the largest financial, telecommunications, and legal organizations in the Southeast.
As a co-founding partner with TriStar Investment, he is responsible for targeted acquisitions and equity sourcing. His unique value to our investors is his ability to add to top line rent growth. Knowledge of tenant demands and the implementation of strategic marketing efforts to reposition our assets will accelerate occupancy gains and enhance returns for our investors.
Mr. Gibbs has a degree in Economics from Hampden-Sydney College and an MBA in Real Estate and Urban Development from American University. As a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM), he is a recognized expert in commercial and investment real estate. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Atlanta Police Foundation and the Advisory Board of Crime Stoppers Atlanta. He is a graduate of and active participant with Leadership Atlanta. He lives in Buckhead with his wife, Kristen, and son, Nolan.
MARGARET A. STAGMEIER
Ms. Stagmeier has over 28 years of experience providing asset management and fund development for European and U.S. high net-worth individuals and institutions. She launched her career at Laing Property PLC as an analyst, and then was recruited by Equity Properties as Director of Due Diligence. From Equity Properties, she went to work with the U.S. office of The Matuschka Group, based in Munich, Germany, where she represented over 250 high net-worth European Investors in U.S. real estate investments, including direct investment funds. In 1994, she was a co-founder of The TransInvest Group, an asset management and investment company that has serviced over 5.0 million square feet. She is a published author of the book Real Estate Asset Management: Executive Strategies for Profit-Making, a landmark book that is in its third printing and has been translated into several languages. The book is utilized by corporations, universities, and institutions on issues surrounding commercial real estate asset management. Ms. Stagmeier is a sought-after speaker on topics related to asset management and liability management.
As a founding partner with TriStar Investments, Ms. Stagmeier is responsible for designing and implementing the business platform for equity sourcing and investment. Her extensive experience in direct investment and fund management brings a strong value proposition having designed and/or managed over 20 equity Regulation D/S funds around a diversity of themes including commercial, timber, multi-family, and land.
Ms. Stagmeier has Bachelor of Science degrees in Accounting and Finance from Georgia State University. She has successfully passed the Georgia CPA exam. She is a Distinguished Toastmaster (DTM), past board member of the Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors, chaired the Crystal Ball for the Georgia Arthritis Foundation, and serves on the board of the Atlanta Food Bank and her neighborhood foundation. She lives in Midtown with her husband, John.
AUDREA N. REASE
Partner, Asset Management
Ms. Rease has a background in accounting, real estate investment management and nonprofit management. After beginning her career in public accounting, she transitioned into real estate at Morgan Stanley/Lend Lease, where she most recently served in portfolio management roles for where she oversaw asset management for all property types with portfolio values in excess of eight (8) billion dollars. Before coming to TriStar, she worked at Leadership Atlanta as Director of Alumni Affairs and Special Initiatives, overseeing all alumni events, membership campaigns, communications, website, technology, and social media. Ms. Rease has an MBA in real estate from Georgia State and an accounting degree from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. She has successfully passed the North Carolina CPA exam.