Leslie G. Callahan, III is the President of First Colony Financial Corporation, a real estate leasing, property management, and development firm founded in 1982. First Colony operates in Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Georgia and its affiliate partnerships have Wal-Mart, Home Depot, Publix, Ross, Beall's Outlet Stores, and Hobby Lobby as tenants. In addition to its retail portfolio, First Colony-affiliated partnerships have owned or developed two story office and business/flex space, apartments, self-storage, and mixed use development. Les is a graduate of Phillips Academy, Andover, MA, and the University of Pennsylvania, having graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science (urban planning) Cum Laude in 1972. He was the 2008 President of the Georgia CCIM Chapter and currently serves as the Treasurer Elect having served as the Treasurer in 2018. He is a current or past director or trustee of a variety of business and nonprofit organizations including the Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors, Atlanta Realtors Political Action Committee, Georgia Association of Realtors, Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation, and Alumni Council of Phillips Academy.