Terry joined Patterson in the Fall of 2015, and is Director of the company’s Nashville office.  His background includes work on both the principal and agency sides of commercial real estate finance, and he has transacted business covering a wide range of product types, including office, industrial, retail, and multifamily.  Trained as an attorney with detailed financial analysis skills, Terry uses his problem solving abilities to provide creative solutions to clients across all phases of the deal cycle, including acquisition, development, operations, and dispositions.


Terry began his real estate career in 2006 as a financial analyst for an Indianapolis-based private developer specializing in Office and Industrial product types.  His role included market underwriting and pro forma analysis as well as packaging of investment memoranda.

In 2011, Terry joined CBRE as an Investment Properties Broker where he sourced and closed both private capital and institutional disposition assignments ranging in size from $2 to upwards of $100 million.  While at CBRE, Terry also worked within the Debt and Structured Finance Group to procure both debt and equity capital on behalf of clients.  In 2014, Terry joined a multifamily developer to lead development of a $42 million mixed use project, as well as to pursue additional pipeline opportunities.

Over the course of his career, Terry has been involved in the capitalization and development of commercial real estate value of nearly $1 billion.


Doctor of Jurisprudence – Indiana University, McKinney School of Law

Masters of Business Administration, Finance – Indiana University, Kelley School of Business

Bachelor of Science, Industrial Technology – Middle Tennessee State University


Licensed Principal Broker – Tennessee, Kentucky, and Indiana
Licensed Attorney – Tennessee and Indiana
Active member of ULI and NAIOP


Originally from Middle Tennessee, Terry was a was a member of the Division I men’s basketball team at MTSU and enjoys golf, running, and many other forms of physical activity.

Terry is married with four young children, all of which are within a four-year age range.  His family enjoys activities such as hiking, camping, baseball, basketball, and others.

Terry Hughes
615.410.9815 | Nashville, TN