William R. Hansen

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William R. Hansen
Executive Vice President, Secretary and General Counsel

William R. Hansen is Executive Vice President, Secretary and General Counsel of The Richard E. Jacobs Group.

Mr. Hansen began his career with The Jacobs Group in 1978 as Assistant Counsel and received a number of promotions throughout his 35-year history with the company. He has extensive experience in all aspects of real estate acquisition and development, including negotiation and documentation of construction and permanent financing, land acquisition, development and disposition, and shopping center, office and hotel documentation.

A native of Osakis, Minnesota, Mr. Hansen is a graduate of California State University at Long Beach and the University of Chicago Law School. He is a Professional Fellow of the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University. Prior to joining The Jacobs Group, he was with the law firm of Piper & Marbury in Baltimore, Maryland.