Austin, Texas – (Jan. 24, 2023) – Adolfson & Peterson Construction (AP), a national, family-owned construction management and contracting company, has hired Tommy Meserole as the new Director of Preconstruction for Central Texas in AP’s Austin office. Meserole brings 30+ years of preconstruction, project management and estimating experience to the company.

In his new role, Meserole will lead preconstruction teams as well as organize and oversee initial planning, design and engineering activities to optimize project budget, scope and sequence across a range of markets. His talent for building rapport with existing and prospective clients will also be pivotal to growing business for AP’s Central Texas region.

“Tommy is a seasoned preconstruction expert who excels at leading teams with an emphasis on accurate estimates and controlling costs,” said Will Pender, President of the AP Gulf States Region. “His track record for providing exceptional services during a project’s early stages makes him a vital asset here in Central Texas. His wealth of knowledge and relationships with area key trade partners will no doubt enhance our company’s operational goals and foster strong relationships with project stakeholders.”

Meserole’s career encompasses various roles and responsibilities. His proficiency extends to conceptual budgeting; reviewing estimates for accuracy, risk and return on manpower; proposal development and submittal; contract negotiations; project scheduling; subcontractor management; hiring and training personnel; and other tasks.

“When it comes to industry leadership, Adolfson & Peterson Construction is the cream of the crop,” said Meserole. “This dynamic, team-focused organization is guided by values that mirror my own—quality, reliability, integrity and innovation. Joining AP is a career milestone for me, and I look forward to leveraging my talents to deliver exceptional customer experiences.”

Originally from Missouri and raised in Dallas, Meserole has been part of the Austin community since attending college at the University of Texas at Austin, where he earned an architectural engineering degree. During his career, he has served on various committees focused on safety and sustainable building practices.

The AP Central Texas office’s notable work includes developing Sunrise Commerce Center in Round Rock and several projects with San Antonio’s Northside ISD and the University of Texas at Austin. AP’s Midland-based West Texas office recently broke ground on an expansion of the Midland College campus. AP Gulf States recently completed PGA of America’s new headquarters in Frisco, while also working on the completion of Vari’s headquarters with VariSpace in Coppell. Other completed projects include Arlington ISD Arts and Athletics Complex, several education facilities for Fort Worth ISD, and Park Cities Presbyterian Church in Dallas.

About Adolfson & Peterson Construction

Adolfson & Peterson Construction (AP) is a leading national construction management firm and consistently ranked as a Top 100 Contractor by Engineering News Record (ENR). For more than 75 years, AP has remained a trusted family-owned business known for quality, reliability and strong partner relationships while maintaining a solid safety record. The company offers preconstruction, construction and contracting services to the commercial, education, healthcare, hospitality, industrial, multifamily, municipal, recreation and senior living market segments. It currently employs more than 600 team members and thousands of subcontractors and trade partners in Arizona, Colorado, Minnesota, Texas and Wyoming. Dedication to clients, communities and employees, as well as a commitment to core values and innovation, has allowed AP to remain an industry leader and dependable construction partner for decades. Find more information at or follow on FacebookLinkedInInstagram and Twitter. AP is committed to creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Spencer Hayes to Serve on NAIOP’s 2023 Board of Directors

Cushman & Wakefield executive will help lead top association for commercial real estate development

AUSTIN, Texas, January 19, 2023 – NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, has named Spencer Hayes, Executive Managing Director at Cushman & Wakefield, to serve on its 2023 Board of Directors. Hayes will work with fellow members of the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee to guide the direction of the leading organization for developers, owners and related professionals in office, industrial, retail and mixed-use real estate.

“Spencer brings extensive industry experience to NAIOP’s Board of Directors,” said Marc Selvitelli, CAE, NAIOP president and CEO. “His industry knowledge and thought leadership are beneficial to the association’s future growth and success, and I look forward to his contributions as a member of the Board.”

NAIOP has more than 20,000 members in 52 chapters across North America. The 2023 Board of Directors is led by Chair Kim Snyder, president, west region, Prologis, Inc. Hayes is part of NAIOP’s Austin chapter where he is a founding board member.

Hayes previously served as the Managing Principal of Cushman & Wakefield’s Austin and San Antonio offices from 2016-2021, growing the markets exponentially through the addition of multifamily, project management, property management, and capital markets.

Previously, he was co-founder and Managing Principal of Oxford Commercial. In 2016, after growing Oxford Commercial into a market leader for 23 years, Hayes negotiated the sale of the firm to Cushman & Wakefield. 

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About Cushman & Wakefield

Cushman & Wakefield (NYSE: CWK) is a leading global real estate services firm that delivers exceptional value for real estate occupiers and owners. Cushman & Wakefield is among the largest real estate services firms with approximately 50,000 employees in over 400 offices and approximately 60 countries. In 2021, the firm had revenue of $9.4 billion across core services of property, facilities and project management, leasing, capital markets, and valuation and other services. To learn more, visit www.cushmanwakefield.comor follow @CushWake on Twitter. 


NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, is the leading organization for developers, owners and investors in office, industrial, retail and mixed-use real estate. NAIOP comprises more than 20,000 members in North America. NAIOP advances responsible commercial real estate development and advocates for effective public policy. For more information, visit

Exalt Real Estate Group, LLC promotes Corina Davila, CCIM to Vice President

January 20, 2023 (Houston, TX) – Exalt Real Estate Group, LLC, a Louisiana based commercial real estate investment firm specializing in acquiring, developing, and managing investment grade portfolios. Exalt is pleased to announe the promotion of Corina Davila, CCIM to Vice President.

With over 15 years of experience in commercial real estate; Corina’s career encompasses the acquisition and management of investment grade office portfolios as well as, the development, planning, and land disposition of master-planned retail and land developments.

Corina’s credentialing includes licensing by the Texas Real Estate Commission and has earned her designation as a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM). Corina has also been featured in the Texas Business Publication, Top 100 People in Real Estate Magazine 2022, and the Top Women Leaders of Houston 2023.

As a driven leader of a thriving and growing portfolio, Corina is not only driving Exalt forward but provides tremendous value through her expertise and nuanced understanding across multiple market sectors. As Vice President, Corina oversees and manages all operations of Exalt’s extensive commercial portfolio as well as construction projects within the portfolio. Corina’s vast experience in construction management enables her to effectively manage large-scale projects. She will continue to drive the firms commercial portfolio throughout Texas.

Exalt is truly honored to have an executive like Corina in our organization and on our team. Corina is a true dreamer that believes anything is possible, a visionary, a change-maker, consummate professional, and a trailblazer who is loved and respected by everyone she encounters.

To connect with Corina Davila or learn more about leasing office space in the Houston, please contact Exalt at (281) 876-2166.

About Exalt:

EExalt Real Estate Group is a comprehensive full-service Commercial Real Estate Investment and Asset Management Firm that specializes in acquiring, developing, and managing portfolios of investment grade commercial real estate. Exalt is known for its hands-on, attention to detail boutique approach to ensuring we exceed all our clients’ needs and expectations. Exalt has been built on a foundation of integrity, innovation, collaboration, and a devotion to superior customer service. Our values encompass every aspect of our culture and drive our team’s passion for continually creating, and providing results driven value, commercial real estate property solutions for the evolving needs of our clients. 

Melissa Riddick Achieves Prestigious SIOR Designation from the Society of Industrial and Office REALTORS®

Shreveport, LA (January 19, 2023) — Melissa Riddick, SIOR of Sealy Real Estate Services (SRES), has earned the SIOR industrial specialist designation awarded by the Society of Industrial and Office REALTORS®. 

SIOR represents today’s most knowledgeable, experienced, and trusted commercial real estate brokerage specialists, and these individuals are proven experts in their market and leaders in the industry. To achieve the SIOR designation, Melissa completed years of creditable experience and closed transaction volumes in the highly specialized field of industrial real estate; met stringent education requirements; and demonstrated professional ability, competency, ethical conduct, and personal integrity.

About Melissa

Melissa Riddick has been a licensed REALTOR® since 1990 and is active in selling and leasing industrial, retail, office, and other commercial properties and vacant land. In addition to her brokerage experience, Melissa was a property and asset manager for six years. In these roles, she managed retail and industrial properties in Shreveport, Bossier City, Baton Rouge, and New Orleans, Louisiana. She also worked in the commercial construction division of Sealy & Company before her commercial brokerage career. Melissa holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Louisiana State University. She is a member of the Commercial Investment Division of the Northwest Louisiana Association of REALTORS® (NWLAR) and has previously served on its Board of Directors and as President. She was once Co-Chair of the Buildings and Grounds Committee of NWLAR and is a current member of the Louisiana REALTORS® Association and the National Association of REALTORS®. Melissa has her brokerage license, is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers, and is a Notary Public. Before her impressive career in real estate, Melissa was an account executive for a regional advertising and public relations firm.

Melissa Rubio Project Accountant at ARCO Design/Build

ARCO Design/Build is proud to recognize Melissa Rubio as a Project Accountant for the Houston division. Rubio brings over four years of industrial, multi-family and healthcare project accounting experience. Her responsibilities include preparing owner-pay applications, processing subcontractor invoices, as well as working with vendors and subcontractors.

Matt Hyman Vice president of real estate development, industrial at Ryan Companies

Matt Hyman has joined Ryan Companies US, Inc. as vice president real estate development, industrial. Based in Ryan’s Dallas office, Hyman will focus on expanding and leading industrial development in the Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston, Austin and San Antonio markets. He previously held a senior level role at Duke Realty Corporation and has been named “Power Broker” by D CEO eight years in a row. Hyman is an active member of North Texas NAIOP and incoming treasurer of NTCAR.