The trusted name in commercial real estate development
in Central Indiana for 35+ years.
Meet the Singleton Team
Founder + CEO
Jim launched his career in the real estate market 50 years ago with his first role at the F.C. Tucker Company in 1968. Under the mentorship of Bud Tucker, Jim learned the ropes and developed a love for the business and for Indianapolis.
He has grown Singleton Companies from its first shopping center 30 years ago to now owning nearly 2,000,000 square feet of retail space around the metropolitan Indianapolis area, Jim couldn’t be happier to see the business thriving and to be sharing leadership responsibilities with his son, Doug. Read More.
Co Founder + Strategist
Judy began her real estate career in 1972 in El Paso, Texas with a company that later became LaSalle Partners in Chicago. By 1978, she had moved back to Indianapolis and joined Duke Realty. After she and Jim found each other they then founded Singleton Companies.
Though Judy’s career track later led her into women’s advocacy work in politics and business, Judy is still an active strategist and sounding board for the Singleton team and is their liaison for investment opportunities outside of real estate. Read more.
Before joining his family on the Singleton team, Doug earned a degree in International Politics from Georgetown University, then worked with the State Department as a Presidential Appointee. Transitioning from a global relationship-building focus to one closer to home, Doug moved to Chicago and earned his MBA from Northwestern University, after which he spent nearly a decade working for respected national development firms.
Now, as President of Singleton Companies, Doug leads the organization's growth strategies and day-to-day operations. He manages the business with the focus of developing long-term relationships. Read More.
Ron offers a wealth of financial executive experience. After an invaluable term at Arthur Andersen, he progressed to manage diverse financial activities at three national market-leading companies.
Ron brought his experience to Singleton Companies in 2001, and has been instrumental in establishing solid infrastructure and quality financing practices for the business. During his years with Singleton, Ron has overseen construction activity and property management for approximately 2 million square feet of retail space.
Ron is a CPA, a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and earned his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Indiana University.
Tamara is a lifelong resident and raised her son here in indianapolis. She has been in the real estate industry since 1985. A graduate of the University of Indianapolis, she got her start with Oxford Management Company, a national multi-family developer. In 1996, she transitioned to commercial real estate, and then in 2003 obtained her real estate license. Tamara joined the Singleton Companies team in 2005, bringing her expertise from across the industry.
Property Manager + Tenant Liaison
Jake is one of the most senior members of Singleton Companies and has a wealth of knowledge that his teammates and our tenants have come to count on. As Property Manager and Tenant Liaison, he wears many hats. From lease administration and tenant relations to general operations, Jake is an invaluable member of the Singleton Team.