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521 East Morehead Street, Suite 350. Charlotte, NC 28202
P. 704-332-8995


Carter Siegel
Executive Managing Director
521 East morehead Street, suite 350, North Carolina 28202

Carter Siegel is the Regional Director of Development for the East region. Siegel oversees development and finance responsibilities for projects in the South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia. Since joining Wood Partners in 2006, he has led the financing and development of more than 6,000 units valued at $1.1 billion.

Before joining Wood Partners, Siegel worked at Apollo Housing Capital financing affordable and historic tax credit properties. Prior to this position he served as a Development Associate in Trammell Crow Residential’s North Florida Division where he participated in developing more than 750 units in Tampa and Orlando. Siegel also previously worked in the Hong Kong and New York offices of Jardine Fleming, a UK based Investment Banking firm.

Siegel holds a bachelor’s degree in history from the University of Virginia and an MBA degree from the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business. Siegel is an active member of several professional organizations including the Urban Land Institute and serves on the NAHB leadership board.

Sarah Murray
1001 Morehead Square Drive, Suite 250, North Carolina 28023

Sarah Murray is a director who handles financial administration. She is responsible for managing the internal financial and tax reporting requirements for the Wood Partners directors, as well as assisting with financial and tax reporting for many of the separate entities involved with Wood Partners-sponsored communities. Providing development partners with tax, financial and legal expertise during loan closings and dispositions makes her a key part of all Wood Partners business transactions.

Before joining Wood Partners in 1998, Murray was with Trammell Crow Residential, where as Controller she managed all accounting and reporting functions. Prior to TCR, she spent five years with Arthur Andersen & Company, where she served clients in the real estate, banking, manufacturing and not-for-profit sectors.

Murray holds an Accounting degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Tom Burkert
Managing Director
521 East Morehead Street, suite 350, North Carolina 28202

Tom Burkert is the Director for Wood Partners’ western North Carolina and South Carolina development operations and is located in the Charlotte office. He is responsible for the development, design and financing of multifamily construction in the region.

Prior to joining Wood Partners, Burkert was responsible for multifamily development as the Vice President of Development for Alliance Residential in their Washington D.C. office. Before he joined Alliance, Burkert was a Senior Development Analyst at The JBG Companies in Washington D.C. and worked on the development of mixed-use, multifamily, commercial, hospitality and retail assets.

Burkert received an MBA from University of North Carolina’s Kenan-Flagler Business School in 2012 with a concentration in Real Estate and Entrepreneurship. He graduated from University of Virginia with a bachelor’s degree in Economics.