Meet Our Team

Pappas Properties is proud of its active involvement in many of the Southeast region’s most innovative real estate developments.


Founder & CEO

Peter Pappas

With 21 years of experience developing mixed-use properties in the Southeast, Peter understands the importance of creating destinations that people want to enjoy. Peter founded Pappas Properties in 1999 after seven years as partner at The Harris Group. Peter led development and marketing for major projects including Phillips Place, a walkable mixed-use destination; Ballantyne, a 2,000-acre mixed-use community; Morrocroft, a 178-acre multi-use project; and 330 South Tryon. Since then, Peter has developed over 3-million square feet of retail, office and residential in some of Charlotte’s most popular mixed use developments including Metropolitan in Midtown Charlotte, Sharon Square in SouthPark and Berewick Master Planned Community in Steele Creek. In 2013, Peter joined Ron Terwilliger to create Terwilliger Pappas, a luxury multifamily development firm. Today, Terwilliger Pappas has developed 24 multifamily apartment communities in five different markets. Peter graduated from the North Carolina State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Management and Economics.

Managing Director

Tom Walsh

Tom joined Pappas Properties in 2017. His role at the company involves acquisitions, deal structure, financing, asset management, and lease and sale transactions. Tom recently completed the recapitalization of our Atrium Medical Office buildings in Midtown Charlotte and the final lease up, sale and recapitalization of the Sharon Square mixed-use project in SouthPark. His current responsibilities include the future developments at our Atrium-Anchored mixed use development project in Midtown Charlotte as well as other future development acquisitions in the Charlotte, Raleigh, and Atlanta MSAs. Prior to Joining Pappas Properties, Tom spent three years at Tishman Construction, an AECOM Company in New York City. During his tenure, he held roles and responsibilities in program management, finance, accounting, and data management and analysis. He also worked with multiple government municipalities and agencies (local, city and federal) on the Hurricane Sandy Build-It-Back Project. Tom is a graduate of The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, dual Bachelor of Arts – Economics and Communications

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Director of Development

Jim Schumacher

Jim began working with the company in 2015. His primary role is directing the entitlement, design and construction of mixed-use, multi-use development projects. Jim led the site planning, multiple land transactions with public agencies, construction of new public streets, and construction of 360,000 SF of medical office buildings at Midtown, a healthcare-anchored, mixed-use project, as well as other commercial projects in Berewick. Prior to joining Pappas Properties, Jim led the design and development of the Charlotte Knights AAA Baseball Stadium in the center city of Charlotte and served as Director of Engineering and Assistant City Manager for the City of Charlotte. As City Engineer, he directed all department functions, including the design of public buildings and infrastructure, construction management, real estate acquisition and sale, land development permitting, drainage and water quality programs, and building and landscape maintenance. Jim led the site acquisition, design and construction of Spectrum Arena, the NASCAR Hall of Fame, and hundreds of other building and infrastructure projects throughout the City. As Assistant City Manager, Jim supported the City Council Transportation and Planning Committee, assisting with the development of policies and initiatives in transportation and land use planning and regulation. Jim earned his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering at West Virginia University.

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Team Members

Aly Davis

Corporate Controller & VP of Property Management

Will Reid

Investment Associate

Shel Robinson

Development Associate

Tori Alexander

Marketing Associate

Katie Caltis

Property Manager

Mike Jennings

Building Engineer

Eric Floyd

Marketing Consultant

Kelly Nowokunkski

Assistant Corporate Controller