Gary Chesson co-founded TCA in 2001 to acquire and develop office, industrial, and mixed-use assets throughout the Southeast. He is responsible for raising both high net worth and institutional capital for investment throughout Trinity Capital’s portfolio. The firm has acquired or developed more than 22 million square feet of space totaling more than $3.2 billion during his tenure. Projects include some of the most successful workplace real estate properties in the Southeast, such as Perimeter Park, Ally Center, NASCAR Plaza and Toringdon Office Park. Gary, a 30-year veteran of the commercial real estate industry, is also a co-founder of sister company, Trinity Partners, which serves as Trinity Capital’s operating platform. He is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he frequently lectures at the University’s Kenan-Flagler Business School. An avid runner, he recently completed the Abbott World Marathon Majors series, which include marathons in New York, Boston, Tokyo, Berlin, London and Chicago. Active in the community, he has served on the boards of Urban Ministry Center, Roof Above, Alexander Youth Network, Charlotte Rescue Mission, and Charlotte Family Housing.