• Urban Land Institute Announces Podcast Series Featuring Terra Search Partners’ Founder Matt Slepin

    Posted in News and Press on Jan 17, 2017

    San Francisco-based Terra Search Partners, a retained executive search firm helping real estate companies build successful and lasting teams, is pleased to announce the launch of Leading Voices with ULI, a new podcast by the Urban Land Institute (ULI) hosted by Matt Slepin, founder and managing partner of Terra Search Partners.

  • Terra Search Partners Hires Real Estate Executive Gregory J. Melanson as new Managing Director to Increase East Coast Presence

    Posted in News and Press on Oct 14, 2016

    SAN FRANCISCO – October 14, 2016 – San Francisco-based Terra Search Partners, a retained executive search firm helping real estate companies build successful and lasting teams, announced today that Gregory J. Melanson has been appointed Managing Director of its East Coast offices. Melanson joins the East Coast team along with Partner Alan Greenwald and Principal Jayme Book. The addition of Melanson will enhance the firm’s East Coast presence, enrich the community development practice, and support the firm’s commitment to the wider real estate community, including commercial property developme...

  • Terra Search Partners Announces Southern California Expansion

    Posted in News and Press on Jun 08, 2016

    PRESS RELEASE LOS ANGELES - June 8, 2016 - San Francisco-based Terra Search Partners, a retained executive search firm helping real estate companies build successful and lasting teams, announced today that company Managing Director Sharon Sterling will relocate to Orange County to lead its new Southern California office. Long-term Terra Search Principal, Ellie Gardner, will join Sterling in building the firm’s Southern California presence. Sterling joined Terra Search Partners in 2014, bringing 30 years of demonstrated success in the real estate industry. Her industry experience includes inst...

  • Terra Search Partners Names Real Estate Vet Mary McCarthy As Managing Director

    Posted in News and Press on Apr 19, 2016

    PRESS RELEASE SAN FRANCISCO – April 19, 2016 – San Francisco-based Terra Search Partners, a retained executive search firm helping real estate companies build successful and lasting teams, announced today that Mary McCarthy has been appointed Managing Director. McCarthy will help Terra Search Partners continue to grow and build the firm’s real estate investment management practice while helping client companies build strong and durable platforms for lasting success. McCarthy brings 30 years of real estate capital markets experience and a deep understanding of real estate private equity to ex...

  • Blazing a Trail to the Boardroom: Why Inclusive Leadership Matters

    Posted in News and Press on Apr 06, 2016

    Posted on April 6, 2014 in NAREIM Viewpoints Stephanie Pearson of Terra Search Partners shares her thoughts regarding the changing landscape of female leadership in the real estate investment management industry. Female executives across a broad spectrum of the commercial real estate industry have been reaching new career heights in recent years, as women continue to make strides and step into a diverse range of roles in sectors where they once had very limited representation. Their success has positive implications for the industry as a whole and will hopefully serve as an impetus for the RE...

  • Terra Search launches new website

    Posted in News and Press on Sep 29, 2015

    I want to tell you about why we launched this new website, and why it makes us happy.

  • Leading in these Sweet Times: 10 Things to Remember

    Posted in News and Press on Jun 01, 2015

    by Matt Slepin, Multi-Housing News, June 1, 2015 Nearly a decade removed from one of the largest downturns in market history, it might be easy to forget the hard lessons taught. Everyone in the apartment industry knows that this is one of the sweetest times in one of the best markets in the history of our sector. No exaggeration, right? The fundamentals are great. Rental versus ownership is back to an all-time high. New construction has not yet caught up with demand, and the desire for urban living plays into our industry’s strength. I keep hearing people say, “If you can’t make money now, you...

  • Move On or Keep With the Devil You Know? Balancing Change and Stability

    Posted in News and Press on Jul 31, 2014

    Matt Slepin, Entrepreneur July 31, 2014 Though some may fear it, change is an essential part of growing and strengthening any business – and any career. But for both an entrepreneur and employer, it can be hard to know when to make a change as opposed to sticking it out with the devil you know. For entrepreneurs thinking about their organizations and, particularly, about their senior managers, there’s an emphasis on balance. You need to strike the middle ground when it comes to change. While too little change can leave employees bored and restless, constant change can leave them disoriented an...