Hager is an Executive Director at Greystar where she co-leads the Greystar-Thackeray business along with Greystar’s commercial real estate businesses which currently include industrial warehouses and life sciences. Mary serves on the Greystar Global Investment Committee along with the Greystar Executive Committee. She is based in Dallas, Texas.
Prior to joining Greystar in 2021, Mary was the Co-CEO and co-founder of Thackeray Partners, a diversified private real estate company based in Dallas. Since its inception in 2005, Thackeray sponsored five private equity funds where Mary was responsible for overall strategy, partner communications, deal sourcing, asset management, and fund administration. Prior to founding Thackeray Partners, Ms. Hager was with Trammell Crow Company and other Crow-affiliated entities for sixteen years working in a variety of roles.
Mary is a member of the Urban Land Institute, where she currently serves on the Board and is Chairman of the Investment Committee for the ULI Foundation. She is also past Americas Global Governing Trustee and past Chair of a national small-scale development product council. Mary serves on the board of Goodwill Industries of Dallas. She is also currently an Executive Council member and past Chair of the Advisory Council for the University of Texas Real Estate Center. She received a bachelor’s of Business Administration from the University of Texas at Austin.