Laura Hines-Pierce

Senior Managing Director, Office of the CEO  /  Houston, TX

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Ms. Hines- Pierce works alongside President and CEO Jeff Hines to help shape firmwide strategy, manage key risks and ensure Hines is consistently on the leading edge of being the best real estate investor, partner and manager in the world. She is also a member of the firm's Executive Committee.

Ms. Hines-Pierce joined Hines in 2012 and was responsible for project management of developments and support of new business opportunities in the Midwest and Southeast Regions. She served as Project Manager for River Point, a 1.1 million-square-foot, 52-story office tower and 1.5-acre park located in Chicago's West Loop submarket. Her responsibilities included zoning and entitlement, relationship management with equity partner Ivanhoé Cambridge, budget and schedule oversight, design and construction coordination, financial analysis, leasing and marketing.

In 2017, she relocated to Houston to work in the Office of the Chief Investment Officer, focused on several firm-wide initiatives that have helped to refine investment strategy and acquisition efforts. In September 2018, she was named the firm’s Transformation Officer to support the firm’s strategic and transformative efforts across the business. In addition, Ms. Hines-Pierce was part of the grassroots team that established the OneHines Women’s Network, leading to the creation of our Diversity & Inclusion initiative. Prior to joining Hines, she worked for Sotheby’s in New York and interned at Eastdil Secured.

Ms. Hines-Pierce earned a BA in Economics and Art History from Duke University and an MBA from Harvard University.

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