President, Hillwood Investment Properties

Since 1998, Tal Hicks has overseen the creation and growth of the company's division created to develop and acquire industrial properties in locations other than Hillwood's flagship property, AllianceTexas, and the company serves 50 markets across North America and Europe.


To date the division has developed and acquired over 200M SF in the following markets: Phoenix, AZ; San Francisco and Southern California; Jacksonville and Orlando, FL; Atlanta, GA; Chicago, IL; Indianapolis, IN; Detroit, MI; Baltimore, MD; Las Vegas and Reno, NV; Cincinnati and Columbus, OH; Central Pennsylvania; Philadelphia/Southern New Jersey; New England; Memphis and Nashville, TN; Milwaukee, WI; Dallas/Fort Worth, Houston, and Austin, TX; and various markets in Canada, the United Kingdom, Germany, and Poland.


Headquartered in Dallas, TX, with nearly 100 associates, Hillwood's industrial footprint includes nine U.S. offices located in California, Texas, Tennessee, Illinois, Georgia, Florida, and Pennsylvania. The company has five international offices as well, in London, England, United Kingdom; Dusseldorf, Germany; Warsaw, Poland, Luxembourg and Amsterdam, Netherlands.


Before joining Hillwood, Tal was employed 11 years as a principal with Trammell Crow Company.  Previously, he worked as a C.P.A. in the tax division of Arthur Andersen & Company.


After graduating from the University of Mississippi with a Bachelor of Accounting degree in 1984, Tal earned a Master of Business Administration from the University of Texas in 1987.