Allegiant Realty Partners
LARRY R. TAYLOR
Mr. Taylor is President and a principal of Taylor-Duncan Interests, LLC. Mr. Taylor has over thirty-five years of experience in the real estate industry. He began his real estate career at Centennial Homes, rising to the position of Vice President of Marketing and Design. Centennial grew to become one of the largest home-builders in the state of Texas and was acquired by the Weyerhaeuser Company. He was President of Great Southwest Companies, Inc. a venture between Mr. Taylor and Lawson Ridgeway, housing pioneer and founder of Centennial Homes. At Great Southwest, Mr. Taylor oversaw the development of commercial, retail, multi-family and residential development projects. For the past twenty years, Mr. Taylor has primarily focused on single family lot development as a Principal at Taylor-Duncan Interests, LLC. Mr. Taylor lead a group of investors that purchased 50% interest in Texas based Goodman Family of Builders. He helped orchestrate the recapitalization of Goodman Homes and served on its board of directors, and also aided in positioning the company to be acquired by K. Hovnanian Homes, a national publicly-traded homebuilder. Mr. Taylor and affiliated entities have been involved in the development of thousands of residential lots and new homes and have worked with many of the country’s largest builders. Mr. Taylor has also been involved in many commercial and multifamily developments over his career.
JAMES A. SIEPIELA
Mr. James A. Siepiela started in the building business in 1970, with a custom homebuilder in San Antonio. While working on his degree from the University of Texas in Austin, Mr. Siepiela had his own construction company primarily involved in contract work in the Lakeway area outside of Austin. In 1975, Mr. Siepiela was employed by the Alpert Corporation as Contract Administrator on four condominium projects in Lakeway and as Assistant Land Manager responsible for subdivision development and golf course construction on two championship courses.
In 1977, Mr. Siepiela went to work for Nash Phillips/Copus (NPC) as Land Development Manager for multi-housing in Austin. His responsibilities included all supervision and administration of various land developments in Austin associated with townhouse, apartment, condominium and duplex development. In 1979, Mr. Siepiela was made President of the Central Texas Region of NPC and had P & L responsibility for all single-family home-building and development in the Temple, Killeen, Bryan, Georgetown and College Station areas.
GREGORY L. RICH
Gregory L. Rich is the Vice President, Senior Operating Partner for Siepiela Interests, LLC and any related holdings. Mr. Rich has been in real estate lending and development beginning in 1983 with Roberts Interests, Inc. a real estate holding company that included American Century Corporation N.Y. Ex.; Commerce Savings Association, Dallas; Summit Savings Association, Dallas. As aide to Chairman John H. Roberts, duties included analysis and updating of REO loan portfolio, management of bank owned assets and cash flow and income analysis of personal assets held by Roberts including land and ranch holdings, investment income properties, aviation holdings and oil and gas interests.
Mr. Duncan is a principal of Taylor-Duncan Interests, LLC. He has over thirty years of experience in real estate, including development, property management, brokerage and investments. He has been involved as a partner in numerous real estate ventures. These various projects include homebuilding, the acquisition and management of multi-family communities, the development and management of industrial properties, the development of rural “ranchette” acreage and the build-to-suit development of office space for several governmental agencies throughout Texas. He has spent the past twenty years in partnership with Mr. Taylor at Taylor-Duncan Interests, where he has developed thousands of single-family lots and worked closely with many regional and national volume homebuilders. He served on the board of directors of Goodman Family of Builders for over five years. Mr. Duncan graduated from Southern Methodist University in 1984 with a BBA, with an emphasis in Real Estate and Finance. He received an Executive MBA from SMU in 1997.
SPENCER M. TAYLOR
Mr. Taylor is Vice President and became a partner in 2013 of Taylor-Duncan Interests, LLC. Mr. Taylor grew up in Dallas and has over ten years of experience in the real estate industry with a primary focus in land acquisition and disposition, market research, business relations, property management and real estate sales. He received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology from Southern Methodist University. While attending college Mr. Taylor obtained valuable experience in the home building industry working for Centex Homes in sales and marketing for their Fox & Jacobs series. Mr. Taylor joined Taylor-Duncan Interests after graduating from SMU in 2005. He is very active in the DFW real estate community and holds his Texas real estate sales license. His is a member of the Texas Real Estate Council Young Guns, the North Texas Urban Land Institute, and the International Council of Shopping Centers. Mr. Taylor oversees TDI’s infill development arm, Taylor-Duncan Intown.