About Us

Don Tepman - Managing Partner

Don Tepman oversees the Company’s day-to-day operations, and has been involved in Bay Area commercial real estate since 2002. He obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Santa Clara University, and grew up in Cupertino.

Maria Talpas – Acquisitions Team

Maria Talpas has been involved in the Bay Area commercial real estate industry for the last four years. Her experience includes acquisitions, disposition, leasing, and management of retail properties. Maria grew up in Los Gatos, and graduated from CSU Chico, where she majored in both Finance and Economics, and graduated with Honors.

James Martin – Associate

An Indiana native and a graduate of Purdue University, James is involved with many aspects of University Avenue Partners’ day-to-day operations, including tenant renewals, property management, and tenant outreach.