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TJ is an Executive Leader with passion and drive to develop strategies for diverse organizations to deliver results.  He’s developed a versatile skillset established over his two decades of experience throughout commercial real estate development and separately in manufacturing/processing & logistics operations within the oil and gas industry.   This diversified experience was first developed during the early portion of his career in commercial leasing, management, investment analysis, property acquisition/dispositions, and construction/development in commercial real estate for Preferred Real Estate Investments in Conshohocken, PA.  The later portion of his career has been centered around full P&L experience leading international, multi-service, multi-site organizations ranging from $20M to $500M in revenues, developing and growing businesses while building productive working relationships with clients and internal teams.  He has a successful history of driving profitability improvements and cost savings through detailed analysis of financial and non-financial information, streamlining and enhancing financial performance and partnering with business management to drive businesses forward.

  • Former President & COO Preferred Sands
  • Former COO Preferred Real Estate Investments
  • 5-Time Winner: Best Real Estate Deal Philadelphia Bus. Journal
  • Bachelor of Science, Physics, Dickinson College
  • Ownership Experience:
    • Preferred Sands
    • Preferred Proppants
    • WissFalls, LLC
    • NavPort
  • Advisory Board Experience:
    • Preferred Sands
    • Preferred Proppants LLC
    • NavPort
    • Prime Rock Energy Capital
    • Phila Golf Association J Wood Platt Scholarship Trust

Managing Partner
Phone: 610.389.5081

Austin has successfully executed projects within nearly all core and niche real estate asset classes, both regionally and nationally. He’s an expert on navigating complex transactions, allowing him to become a ‘go-to’ problem solver for Owners and Tenants.

His team’s persistent and thorough approach has allowed them to execute on projects others deemed unsalvageable through a comprehensive property evaluation and marketing implementation program that allows Clients to not only transact on their objectives, but to also to obtain the most favorable outcome. These projects are in excess of $800M in the aggregate in transactional volume.

With expertise as both a Principal Developer and Third-party Advisory roles, Austin’s unique background includes transactions/developments in Assets Classes including but not limited to: Industrial, Automotive, Office, Energy, Multi-family, Retail, Specialty Uses, and Low Income Housing.

His experience includes portfolio aggregation, acquisitions/dispositions, design, new/rehab development, and entitlements. Austin is a licensed Real Estate Broker in 5 States and a salesperson in 1 additional.

Managing Partner
Phone: 610.304.9347

Ian is a driven legal professional who has demonstrated a strength in client and counsel relationships, negotiations, and contract review, with prior Commercial Real Estate experience in Philadelphia and New York. His work ethic, experience, critical thinking, and personality quickly transformed him into a pivotal member of our team.Prior to starting with Hunter Durant, LLC, Ian worked at Brodsky & Smith, LLC, a law firm in Bala Cynwyd focusing on Mergers & Acquisitions and Environmental Regulation.Ian obtained his law degree from Villanova University’s Charles Widger School of Law and his undergraduate degree at Indiana University at Bloomington with a Major in Management and Minor in Finance. Ian is originally from Villanova, Pennsylvania, and attended The Shipley School.

Phone: 484.919.7372

Tripp is a professional focused on servicing Clients in primary and secondary markets throughout Philadelphia MSA. Tripp is responsible for lead generation as well as oversight of Hunter Durant’s internal information and market intelligence. His creative and persistent approach has allowed him to quickly become a known quantity in the industry.Prior to his time at Hunter Durant, LLC, Tripp held a transactional role at DP Partners, a successful regional development company, along with roles at global real estate firm Jones Lange LaSalle and Comcast Spotlight.Tripp attended Pennsylvania State University, earning a BS Degree in Communications while playing Division I College Lacrosse for the nationally ranked Nittany Lions team, where his leadership qualities were recognized as he was named Team Captain. Tripp is originally from Chester County and attended Malvern Preparatory School.

Phone: 484.678.1271

Phil is a highly motivated sales professional who has demonstrated a remarkable intellectual curiosity and passion for real estate. His work ethic, leadership, and dedication to our Clients quickly identified him as an ideal member of our Team.Prior to starting with Hunter Durant, Phil excelled in entry-level roles at a variety of companies, including AmerisourceBergen, Perspective Financial Group, and PMA Insurance.Phil’s educational background is supported by Business Management and Economic studies at Dickinson College. While a student at Dickinson, Phil played Lacrosse for a nationally ranked Red Devils Team and spent a semester abroad studying in Bologna, Italy. Phil is originally from Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, and attended Radnor High School where he was a 3-sport varsity captain.

Phone: 610.304.9825

Drew is a Philadelphia-based successful graphic designer and marketing entrepreneur with over a decade of experience in the field, including the launch of his own firm, DM Design Solutions. Through the Hunter Durant, LLC platform, Drew assists HDREA’s Real Estate Clients with assembling first class marketing materials, unique perspectives, and vision creation for any and all existing or to be built projects. His presence has allowed HDREA to create what are now considered to be the top marketing materials in the area.