Terri Fitzpatrick had a wealth of real estate experience before joining Boji Group five years ago. She had served as real estate director and strategic development director for the Michigan Department of Technology, Management and Budget; real estate director and vice president of development for the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians; vice president of development for Greektown Casino; and vice president of tribal business development the Michigan Economic Development Corp.
Her management and relationship-building skills and her understanding of public-private partnerships help bring Boji Group projects to fruition. In her role as vice president of development, Fitzpatrick leads a team of 25 in managing leases and 2.8 million square feet of new and existing developments in Michigan. For example, she was instrumental in successfully winning a Michigan state Senate RFP bid for securing new office space. She also helped Boji Group successfully win a city of Lansing bid for the redevelopment of the historical Farnum Building and launch a $94.2 million development of the Royal Oak City Center project.
“Terri is a consummate professional. She manages to accomplish this while also ensuring that our most valuable asset, our people, are well managed and in roles they can excel at,ˮ said Boji Group President Ron Boji.
Fitzpatrick also dedicates time to her community. As a proud member of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians, she has served on various tribal commissions, including the Economic Development, Housing and Utility authorities. She attended Lake Superior State University and is a graduate of the Michigan Political Leadership Program at Michigan State University.