Jerry Sisson, President of TESCO Development, Inc.
Jerry Sisson is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the TESCO organization. As one of the founding shareholders and officers of the TESCO organization, he has been actively involved in the multifamily property management and development business with TESCO since its inception in 1979.
Jerry received his Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree in 1977, with a major in real estate, from the University of Memphis, Memphis, Tennessee. In 1979, he received his Juris Doctorate (JD) degree from the University of Memphis School of Law.
Jerry is responsible for coordination of strategic planning for the company and the oversight of the parent company. He is responsible for the development, acquisition, refinancing and sales activities of the TESCO organization.
Jerry maintains a real estate broker’s license, and holds designations as a Certified Property Manager (CPM), a Certified Occupancy Specialist (COS) and as a National Assisted Housing Professional Executive (NAHP-e).
He has been licensed to practice law since 1980, and is the senior partner of Sisson and Sisson Law Firm, dealing in real estate and government financed development, purchases, and sales. He serves as legal counsel for TESCO corporate operations, as well as primary in-house counsel for day-to-day development and management matters.
Jerry has served an eight-year term as a member of the Board of Directors of the Tennessee Housing Development Agency (THDA), chairing the Policy and Programs Committee and serving as its Vice Chairman.