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Gregg Goldenberg is a Partner at The Ardent Companies. Prior to Ardent, Gregg was the former President and CEO of Acadia Homes & Neighborhoods, which was acquired by Taylor Morrison in January of 2016 for $85 million. Gregg has more than 25 years of experience in various leadership roles in the homebuilding and land development business. Acadia began operations in 2010, and by 2013 it was recognized as Atlanta’s 5th fastest growing privately-held company and ranked as the 10th largest homebuilder. Prior to Acadia, Gregg started his own development company that identified, entitled, purchased, and developed residential communities for regional builders and housing giants like Beazer Homes and the Ryland Group. Prior to starting his own venture, Gregg was Senior Vice President of the Southeast Region at Morrison Homes. He oversaw and managed all the land acquisition, homebuilding, and mortgage finance operations in Atlanta, Jacksonville, Orlando, Sarasota, and Tampa. Gregg and his management team closed over 2,100 homes for $510 million in revenue, and purchased over 4,000 residential lots in 2004. Gregg received a B.S. in Commerce from the University of Virginia and an M.B.A. in Real Estate Finance from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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Todd Terwilliger is a Partner at The Ardent Companies and the Head of Residential Real Estate. Prior to forming Ardent, Todd was a Managing Director at Rialto Capital where he and his team managed the Southeastern U.S. Real Estate portfolio. In addition to real estate operations, his team was also involved in all underwriting for non-performing loan acquisitions and direct real estate investments across Rialto’s platform. Prior to Rialto, Todd had a strategic partnership with Fairway Capital in a venture that acquired distressed loans from commercial banks secured by real estate throughout the Southeast. Before the venture with Fairway, he was Vice President of Land Acquisition and Development at Pulte Homes Corporation where he managed site selection, contract negotiation, and planning and forecasting for the Pulte and Del Webb branded communities. Todd received a B.S. in Engineering Technology from the University of Dayton Ohio and an M.B.A. from Georgia State University.
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James Baker is a Director at The Ardent Companies. His primary responsibilities include asset management and underwriting for the residential land team and the single-family rental portfolio. Prior to Ardent, James was an Asset Manager with Sylvan Road Capital – an Atlanta-based rental home aggregator. Prior to Sylvan, he was an Asset Manager at Synovus Bank and First Citizens Bank, where he was responsible for the daily management and disposition of over $300 million of REO/non-performing loans. James received a B.S. in Finance from Miami University (Ohio) and an M.S. in Real Estate from Georgia State University.
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James Bikoff is a Director at The Ardent Companies. His primary responsibilities include acquisitions, entitlements, underwriting, and asset management for the residential real estate team. Prior to joining Ardent, James was a Land Acquisitioner with D.R. Horton, where he managed a pipeline of 3,000 residential lots in the metro Atlanta market. Prior to Horton, James was a Development Associate for Enfold Properties where he focused on developing boutique multi-family communities in Atlanta’s urban core. Prior to Enfold, James was an Associate at JLL where he specialized in land sales, redevelopment strategies, and site selection for a variety of clients. James received a B.A. in Political Science and a B.A. in Public Policy from Southern Methodist University. He earned a Master of City and Regional Planning degree from the Georgia Institute of Technology.
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Tyson Reilly is a Director at The Ardent Companies. With 20 years’ experience in the U.S. property industry, Tyson specializes in the identification of development sites in major U.S. job growth and coastal markets. Tyson currently oversees sourcing, due diligence, entitlements, and acquisition of for- rent and for-sale residential development sites on behalf of Ardent across the Carolinas. He has a proven track record in the industry focusing on investment in single family detached and medium/high density residential, office, retail, and self-storage. Over the past 20 years, Tyson has been responsible for the sourcing and acquisition of nearly 30,000 for-sale and for-rent residential units and over 4 million square feet of commercial space. Prior to The Ardent Companies, Tyson was an executive managing director and co-head of acquisitions at Drapac Capital Partners through the deployment of four opportunistic real estate funds. He was responsible for the sourcing of nearly 20,000 for-sale and for-rent residential units across 45 projects in 8 states. Prior to Drapac Capital Partners, Tyson was the co-founder and managing principal for an investment and advisory firm specializing in land investment and entitlements on behalf of private and institutional investors. He was responsible for sourcing and entitling land for over 5,000 residential units and over 2 million square feet of commercial.