Gord Wiebe – Managing Director
Mr. Wiebe has 31 years of experience in managing, leasing and asset & portfolio management in commercial real estate in the United States and Canada. Currently, Mr. Wiebe is a consultant with Tom Capital Associates, Inc. based in Calgary, Canada. Tom Capital consults and sources deals in oil and gas, real estate ownership & development, secondary lending activities, manufacturing and other related industries. Mr. Wiebe has served in both his roles with U. S. Properties Group, Inc. and Tom Capital Associates for the last 15 years. Previously Mr. Wiebe served as Director and CFO of a Toronto Based Stock Exchange listed real estate company and, was an owner/manager of a property leasing and management firm with $1 billion of real estate assets under his management. He is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants and presenter at various ICSC and Real Estate forums.
Cynthia A. Hicks – VP, Leasing & Development – Southeast
Ms. Hicks is a 16-year veteran of U. S. Properties Group and manages the South Carolina Office of USPG. She has successfully accumulated over 32 years of experience in the commercial real estate world having extensive background and involvement with national retailers in the development, re-development, and leasing & management of anchor (‘big box’) space. Her territory includes, but is not limited to, the Southeastern United States for USPG. Ms. Hicks is the company affiliate for the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC). She is an alumnus of the University of South Carolina, a scholarship donor and a proud member of the Gamecock Club. She is a member of the First Baptist Church, the American Sailing Association, Lake Murray Sailing Club, and the Columbia Chapter of Women in Business. She resides on Lake Murray in Columbia, South Carolina.
Donn L. Davids – VP, Leasing & Development – Midwest
Mr. Davids has 40 years of experience in redevelopment and leasing of shopping centers, outlet properties, community shopping centers and regional malls. He has a proven knowledge in asset management and community center redevelopment including “big Box” retail. Formerly with The Mills, Belz Enterprises and Glimcher Development, he is a licensed real estate broker in Ohio and a 31 year member of the International Counil of Shopping Centers (ICSC), former president of the Easter Seals of Central Ohio, and remains actively involved as a healthcare advocate in several Central Ohio groups. Mr. Davids works in the U.S. Properties Group corporate office in suburban Columbus, Ohio.
Darin Hobson – General Manager
Mr. Hobson has 20 years of financial experience. In addition to the management of USPG’s day-to-day operations – his responsibilities include risk and tax management, coordinating the transaction team, lender relations, and assisting ownership with acquisitions. Prior to U.S. Properties Group, Mr. Hobson worked in multifamily/warehouse development and as a commercial appraiser. He also consulted on process improvement with the Department of Defense and served in the Ohio Army National Guard. Mr. Hobson has both his bachelor’s degree and MBA from The Ohio State University.
Sharon Chapman – Senior Property Manager
Ms. Chapman has 20 years of experience in residential, small office and commercial property management. Currently, Ms. Chapman maintains the Southeast portion of the USPG portfolio which includes 13 properties located in AL, TN, GA, SC & NC with over 2,000,000 square feet and slightly more than 200 tenants. Her responsibilities include the overall property management and construction oversight for build outs, remodels, etc. She holds her SC Real Estate license, is a CPM Candidate with the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) as well as a member of the International Council for Shopping Centers (ICSC). She is a board member for Carolina Sunshine for Children and resides on Lake Murray in Chapin, SC where she and her husband are avid boaters and real estate investors.