Market Leadership


Jane DuFrane

Sr. Vice President and Richmond Market Leader Learn More

Jane is Division Vice President for our Richmond Division, overseeing a portfolio of over 2 million square feet. She has over 24 years of experience in the Richmond real estate market, with the majority of that time at Highwoods. She joined the company when the division opened in 1995, completing major build-to-suit and lease transactions with such high-profiled customers as The Martin Agency and AECOM. She is past president of the Richmond CREW and GRACRE chapters. She earned her CCIM in 2002, her SIOR in 2011 and B.S. in Business Administration, Real Estate Finance from Old Dominion University.

Skip Hill

Sr. Vice President and Raleigh Market Leader Learn More

Skip is the division vice president with over 27 years of commercial real estate experience, overseeing all leasing, property management and development activities. Previously, Skip was corporate vice president of leasing where he was responsible for overseeing leasing activities throughout the Company and expanding and leveraging its multi-market customer program.

Dan Woodward

Sr. Vice President and Tampa Market Leader Learn More

As Sr. Vice President and Tampa Market Leader, Dan oversees a portfolio of 3.8M SF. He has over 30 years of experience in commercial real estate, development, leasing, marketing and finance. Prior to joining Highwoods in 2006, he was senior vice president of Trammell Crow Company, overseeing the company’s development activities in Central Florida. A licensed Florida Real Estate Broker, Dan is active in a variety of professional and civic organizations including past president of the Central Florida Chapter of NAIOP and past-president of the Westshore Alliance. He is also on the Board of Directors for the Bergstrom Center for Real Estate Studies at the University of Florida. Dan earned a B.S. degree from the University of Florida. He also earned an M.B.A. from the University of Florida and a M.S. in Real Estate Development from MIT.

Steve Garrity

Sr. Vice President and Orlando Market Leader Learn More

Steve leads our Orlando division and oversees a portfolio of 2.2 million square feet of office space. Steve has 26 years of commercial real estate experience. He joined Highwoods in 1996 and served as director of leasing in our Tampa division until January 2009. Prior to joining us, Steve was a leasing representative with Towermarc Corporation, one of our predecessor companies. He serves on the board of NAIOP’s Central Florida chapter and is chair of its Economic Development Council. Steve earned a B.S. degree from Skidmore College.

Heather Lamb

Sr. Vice President and Atlanta Market Leader Learn More

Heather comes to Highwoods with 20 years in commercial real estate. Most recently as a principal and Executive Vice President with Colliers International, she led her team in doubling the Landlord Services portfolio during her three-year tenure. Heather has a unique ability to drive value in office buildings through adaptive re-positioning of assets and creative storytelling. As a known leader in the industry, she serves on the board of directors for ACBR, Buckhead CID and the Atlanta Women's Foundation.