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Sarah Dunn

Principal

Based in the Bay Area, Sarah works as a Principal at Terra Search Partners, handling research and outreach for many of the firm’s executive searches. She has a deep understanding of how organizational culture shapes business strategy which allows her to leverage search in support of each client’s individual goals. In all of her assignments, Sarah brings to bear best practices in diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Previously, Sarah served as the Chief Talent Officer for HR&A Advisors – a leading real estate advisory firm that works with public and private clients across different stages of the planning and development process. At HR&A she focused on leadership development, recruitment, and organizational strategy. Prior to HR&A, Sarah was an Assistant Vice President at Mangnicity (formerly Montparnasse 56), an independent owner and operator of tourist attractions around the world, based in Paris, France. While there, she oversaw the operations of the company’s US headquarters and managed the development of the One Liberty Place Observation Deck in Philadelphia PA.

Sarah received her MBA from Fordham University and completed a competitive dual degree program at Oberlin College and Conservatory, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Latin Language and Literature and a Bachelor of Music with a concentration in Voice Performance. Sarah serves on the board of the Oakland Parks and Recreation Foundation, where she chairs the Governance and Nominations Committees.

Recent News

Terra Places SVP & Head of Construction for Ulysses Development

The Terra Search Partners team is pleased to announce the recent completion of our search to assist Ulysses Development Group, a newly established national acquirer and developer of affordable housing, in placing Mark O’Rear as Senior Vice President and Head of Construction.

“Leading Voices in Real Estate” Commercial Real Estate Podcast Celebrates 100th Episode with Rebrand and New Website

The Leading Voices in Real Estate podcast recently celebrated its 100th episode, having spanned five years of interviews with many of commercial real estate’s most successful, interesting, and entrepreneurial pioneers.

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