Executive Profiles

Paul T. Casey
Co-President

With extensive experience in real estate finance, and project management, Paul Casey is Zelman Development Co. Co – President.

Mr. Casey joined Zelman Development Co. in 1989.  In 1993 Casey was made an associate vice president with responsibility for all asset management of the Zelman portfolio of properties including over 2,500,000 square feet office, retail and industrial properties.

In 1995, Casey was made a vice president and partner.  At this time Casey’s responsibilities were expanded to include, project financing and investor relations.  Since 1995 Mr. Casey has been responsible for structuring and overseeing the placement of over  $1,500,000,000 in construction financing, permanent debt, and joint venture equity for Zelman projects.  Mr. Casey is also responsible for property dispositions as well as new investment acquisitions. Mr. Casey has also had responsibility for project management, business development, and leasing of several industrial properties in Zelman’s portfolio. Casey also oversees asset management and accounting group at Zelman Development Co.

With a B.B.A. in Finance, Casey graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 1988.

Brett M. Foy
Co-President

A real estate attorney specializing in shopping center development, Brett Foy joined Zelman Development Co. in 1994 as vice president, general counsel and partner.

Prior to joining The Zelman Development Co., Foy served as Vice President and General Counsel to the premier Las Vegas based shopping center developer, Laurich Properties, for four years.  From 1987 until 1990, Foy was an associate with the law firm of Allen, Matkins, Leck, Gamble and Mallory a leading Los Angeles based real estate law firm.

Mr. Foy has primarily responsible for joint venture structuring, entitlements, and retail project management, and Business Development. He is also responsible for leasing all Zelman retail projects.  Foy has played a major role in establishing Zelman as a leader in shopping center development.  Since his arrival at Zelman in 1994, Zelman has dramatically expanded its shopping center portfolio, completing or commencing the development of over 3,000,000 square feet of retail projects.

Foy received a bachelors degrees in Economics and Political Science from Stanford University in 1984 and received his J.D. from the UCLA School of Law in 1987.  Foy is a member of the California Bar Association, as well as a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers, where he has served as a panelist on several occasions.