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University of St. Thomas - Opus College of Business 1000 LaSalle Avenue Terrence Murphy Hall 451 Minneapolis, MN 55403 Map Location

Professional Profile

Herb Tousley, Sr Vice President Acquisitions
Mr. Tousley is the Senior Vice President of Acquisitions at Griffin Companies. With many years of experience in financial management, he brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise in the operations and financing of investment properties. Mr. Tousley has negotiated the purchase of land for new developments as well as the acquisition of existing properties. He has also supervised the asset management of the portfolio of properties after acquisition or development. Mr. Tousley has a strong background of experience working with multi-family, affordable housing, office, mixed use, and retail properties. Mr. Tousley has worked with various cities, counties, to resolve zoning, density, permitting, and financing issues.

Prior to his current position, Mr. Tousley was the Vice President of a real estate investment company He is also currently an adjunct instructor at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, MN where he teaches courses in Real Estate Finance.

Mr. Tousley has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business from Colorado State University in Fort Collins, CO. and an MBA from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, MN.

market Areas

  • North Central
  • Denver Metro
  • Minneapolis-St. Paul
  • Minnesota
  • Twin Cities Metro


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Professional Specializations:



  • CCIM


  • Affordable Housing
  • Asset/Portfolio Management
  • Sale/Leaseback
  • Investment: Principal