President, Hillwood Investment Properties

Since 1998, Tal Hicks has overseen the creation and growth of the company's Hillwood Investment Properties division. Created to develop and acquire industrial properties in locations other than Hillwood’s flagship property, AllianceTexas, the company serves 45 markets across North America and Europe.

Under Tal’s leadership over the last 20 years, Hillwood Investment Properties has dramatically expanded its industrial portfolio, developing 104.6 million square feet and acquiring over 40.8 million square feet in the following markets: Phoenix, AZ; Southern California; Jacksonville, FL; Atlanta, GA; Chicago, IL; Indianapolis, IN; Detroit, MI; Baltimore/Washington, DC; 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 and Austin, TX; and various markets in Canada, Germany, Poland and the United Kingdom.

Headquartered in Dallas, TX with more than 100 associates, Hillwood’s footprint includes 8 other U.S. offices located in Ontario and Irvine, CA; Jacksonville, FL; Atlanta, GA; Chicago, IL; Memphis, TN; and Harrisburg, PA. The company has 5 international offices as well, in London, England, UK; Frankfurt, Germany; Warsaw, Poland; Senningberg, Luxembourg and Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Prior to joining Hillwood, Tal was employed 11 years as a principal with Trammell Crow Company. Previously, he worked as a CPA in the tax division of Arthur Anderson & Company.

After graduating Cum Laude from the University of Mississippi with a Bachelor of Accounting degree in 1984, Tal earned an M.B.A. from the University of Texas in 1987.