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Ted Klinck

Highwoods Properties, Inc.

President, Chief Executive Officer and Director

Job Functions: Executive, Acquisitions & Dispositions, Development, Investment Management, Leasing


Ted joined Highwoods in March 2012, became President and Chief Executive Officer in 2018. Previously, he was principal and chief investment officer with Goddard Investment Group in Atlanta. Ted has 26 years of extensive real estate experience, and prior to joining Goddard Investment, he spent 16 years with Morgan Stanley Real Estate, including its predecessor companies Lend Lease and Equitable Real Estate. Ted has a strong focus on sourcing core, value-add and opportunistic real estate investments in high growth markets, particularly in the Sunbelt, and has overseen the closing of more than $15 billion worth of transactions over the last 10 years. BBA, Finance and Real Estate, Southern Methodist University. MBA, Finance and Real Estate, University of Georgia.

Areas of Interest

Deal Type
Acquisition, Development, Ground Lease, Loan Purchase, Opportunity Zone, Partner Buyout, Pre-Development, Recapitalization, Refinance, Rehabilitation