Who We Are

Branch’s senior management team includes long-time leaders in the planning, development, marketing and management of quality real estate ventures in multiple asset classes. This experienced and capable management team is Branch’s greatest competitive advantage. Each member offers the company expertise in core disciplines such as investment evaluation, legal affairs, market analysis, asset management, operations, construction management, financial engineering and overall project management.

Nicholas B. Telesca

President

Mr. Telesca serves as President of the company and is a member of its Executive Committee. He joined the former Branch and Associates in 1993 and subsequently served as the President of Branch Properties

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Richard H. Lee

Executive Vice President

Mr. Lee serves as Executive Vice President of the company and is a member of its Executive Committee. He joined the former Branch and Associates in 1985 and subsequently served as an Executive Vice President and Director of Branch Properties

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Jesse Shannon

Chief Investment Officer

Mr. Shannon serves as Chief Investment Officer of the company. Prior to joining Branch, Mr. Shannon was Vice President of Retail Investment and Development with Easlan Capital of Atlanta, Inc.

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Terry M. Hampel

Executive Vice President

Mr. Hampel serves as Executive Vice President of the company. He joined Branch Properties, LLC in 2002 as its Director of Asset Management.

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Jack T. Haylett

Senior Vice President

Mr. Haylett joined Branch Properties, LLC in 2000 and serves as Branch’s Director of Real Estate Development. Previously, he was a Project Manager with The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company, a top-five domestic construction manager in the United States.

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Brett Horowitz

Vice President - Asset Manager

Mr. Horowitz serves as an Asset Manager for Branch. Prior to joining Branch in 2014, Mr. Horowitz was a Vice President with Jones Lang LaSalle where he helped direct third party retail development execution and new business.

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Carl Baker

Senior Development Manager

Mr. Baker joined Branch Properties in 2019 and serves as Senior Development Manager for the company.  Mr. Baker was Senior Project Manager with Regency Centers

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Missy Boswell

Vice President - Accounting & Reporting

Ms. Boswell joined the Branch team in 2018 and serves as the Vice President of Accounting & Reporting.  She is directly responsible for overseeing the financial accounting

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Keri Cawley

Development Planner

Ms. Cawley joined Branch Properties, LLC in 2019 and serves as Development Planner. In her role, she provides site planning and architectural designs throughout the pre-development phase.

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Terri Ellen

Property Manager

Ms. Ellen serves as Property Manager and joined Branch Properties LLC in 2014. Ms. Ellen has served as Property Manager for over 20 years.

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Brenda Elliott

Treasury Management

Brenda Elliott serves as Treasury Management for the company where she is responsible for transfers of funds, remote bank deposits, administration of bank accounts, and risk management.

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Robert Krumholz

Senior Leasing Associate

Mr. Krumholz serves as Senior Leasing Manager for the company where he is responsible for leasing and site selection for new grocery anchored developments.

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Zach Middlebrooks

Senior Development Manager

Mr. Middlebrooks joined Branch Properties in 2020 and serves as a Senior Development Manager. Prior to joining Branch, he was VP of Development & Construction for MetroGroup

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Michelle Nunnally

Retail Lease Administrator

Ms. Nunnally joined Branch in 1999 and serves as the Retail Lease Administrator and Investor Relations Coordinator.  Previously she worked with Regency Realty (Atlanta, Ga.)

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Rebecca O’Brien

Vice President - Finance

Mrs. O’Brien serves as the head of Finance for Branch Properties, LLC. Prior to joining Branch in 2018, Mrs. O’Brien was an Asset Manager at Bayer Properties, where she

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Kristie Scruggs

Property Manager

Ms. Scruggs serves as a Property Manager and joined Branch Properties LLC in December 2019. Prior to joining Branch, she worked as a Property Manager with Oakhurst Realty

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