Taylor & Mathis


The experience and stability of the T&M management team are among our company’s greatest strengths.  Our six senior officers have been with the company for an average of more than 25 years, which is truly extraordinary for a firm in our industry.  This seasoned management team has worked together through various cycles of the commercial real estate market and developed long-term relationships with tenants, real estate owners, lenders, contractors, consultants, suppliers and other professionals throughout the industry.

  • Andrew Taylor
  • Hamilton Reynolds
  • Carroll M. Battey
  • Kerry O'Brien
  • Annette Arnold
  • Mike Irby

Andrew Taylor

Andrew Taylor - President

Andrew joined T&M in 1983 and has served as President of the company since 1995.  Prior to assuming his current position, he served as Senior Vice President responsible for marketing and development of the company's TownPark project in Atlanta and overseeing the company's operations in Alabama.  From 1989 to 1993, Andrew resided in Birmingham where he served as Vice President responsible for development, marketing and property management at the company's projects in Alabama.

Andrew is from Opelika, Alabama.  He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Washington & Lee University and a Masters degree in Business Administration from the Colgate Darden Graduate School of Business at the University of Virginia.

Hamilton Reynolds

Hamilton Reynolds - President, Industrial Division

Hamilton Reynolds rejoined T&M in 1996 as President of the Industrial Division and since that time has overseen the development of industrial projects in Atlanta totaling over 4.6 million square feet.  Prior to rejoining T&M, he was a Partner and Chief Financial Officer for McDonald Development Company in Atlanta.  Hamilton began his real estate career at T&M in 1985 where he was the project manager in the acquisition and development of over $20 million of master planned industrial parks.

Hamilton holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics degree from the University of the South, Sewanee, Tennessee and a Masters of Business Administration degree from Emory University.

Carroll M. Battey

Carroll M. Battey - Senior Vice President, Operations

Carroll joined T&M in 1979 and currently serves as Senior Vice President - Operations responsible for overseeing operations and property management at the company's various office projects in Atlanta.  Prior to her current position, Carroll was General Manager of Perimeter Center, a 3.5 million-square-foot office park and mixed-use project developed by T&M and MetLife.  Prior to joining T&M, she worked as a legal assistant for Federal National Mortgage Association.

Carroll is from Murfreesboro, Tennessee.  She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Vanderbilt University and a Masters degree in Business Administration from Emory.

Kerry O'Brien

Kerry O'Brien - Senior Vice President, Marketing

Kerry joined T&M in 1985 and is currently Senior Vice President - Marketing responsible for overseeing office leasing and other marketing activities for all of the company's projects in Atlanta.  From 1985 to 1993, Kerry served as Vice President - Marketing in charge of Perimeter Center leasing in Atlanta.  Prior to joining Taylor & Mathis, Kerry was Vice President/ Correspondent Banking in the Corporate Banking Division at Trust Company Bank of Georgia.

Kerry is from Louisville, Kentucky.  He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Annette Arnold

Annette Arnold - Senior Vice President and CFO

Annette has been with T&M since 1999 and oversees an accounting department of approximately 20 employees who provide exceptional accounting and reporting services to T&M’s property-owning entities and third-party clients.  Prior to joining T&M, she was Assistant Controller at MacMillan Bloedel Building Materials (now Weyerhauser) for two years.  Annette also worked for five years at MetLife Real Estate Investments producing financial statements for pension funds, joint ventures and wholly-owned properties.  She is a member of the Georgia Society of CPA’s and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Annette holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in accounting from Georgia State University and Executive Master of Business Administration degree from Kennesaw State University.

Mike Irby

Mike Irby - Senior Vice President, Development

Mike began work at T&M in 1993 and since 2007 has served as Vice President - Development responsible for overseeing all of the company's development and project management activities, including site development, base building construction and interiors construction.  Mike began his career with T&M as a Property Manager at Perimeter Center and then Buckhead Plaza, and later moved into construction management overseeing tenant build-outs at Perimeter Center.  Beginning in 1998 he was promoted to Project Manager in T&M's development department where he spent five years managing both new development projects and interiors construction.  From 2003 through 2007, Mike did a stint as Director of Leasing for T&M's Industrial Division.

Mike is originally from Atlanta and is a graduate of the University of Georgia.  Mike currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Town Center Area Community Improvement District in Cobb County.