Team Members

Gregory R. Malin Chief Executive Officer

Gregory R. Malin, is the Chief Executive Officer of Troon Pacific, Inc., a real estate development and investment management company based in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Mr. Malin is responsible for its acquisitions, oversight and development planning, and brings over 25 years of entrepreneurial experience, creativity and vision with regard to real estate finance, asset management and planning. Mr. Malin envisions a future that we can live in a better built environment, one that enhances our wellbeing, is sustainable for the environment, healthier to live in, and of superior quality. Mr. Malin invests in both residential and commercial real estate, where he has the opportunity to deliver this type of high performance, healthier and sustainable properties, and brings with him a significant background with complex mixed use and master plan developments, as well as intricate commercial projects. Mr. Malin’s background includes founding, directing and supervising worldwide operations for a full service international real estate services organization, which was involved with the asset management of a broad range of asset types including office, retail, multi-family and industrial.

Mr. Malin has been a passionate supporter of the performing and fine arts in San Francisco, such as SFMOMA, SF Opera Guild, and ODC. He is a Board Member of the San Francisco Zoological Society, serves on the Leadership Council of the San Francisco Education Fund and Residence Hall Committee for San Francisco Music Conservatory. He is also actively engaged with international organizations that focus on environmental research and women’s health, most notably through the Kew and Voss Foundations.

Charlot D. Malin Co-founder, COO, Director of Design(b.1968 – d.2017)

An accomplished Interior Designer and Design Director, Charlot D. Malin founded Troon Pacific with her husband, Greg Malin, and served as the Chief Operating Officer and Director of the firm’s overall design team for over 16 years. Renowned for her European sensibility, her originality, and her creativity with design, her roster of notable interior design projects include LEED Platinum luxury residences, numerous residences and wineries in the Napa/Sonoma area, the 464 Prospect luxury development in La Jolla, California, George Lucas’ Skywalker Ranch Sound Studios, Robert Redford’s Sundance Resort in Provo, Utah, and the Hassayampa Golf and Country Club in Prescott, Arizona. Charlot was active in the San Francisco Community as the President of the San Francisco Opera Guild, Chairman of SFMOMA’s Artist Circle, and served on the Board of SFMOMA, The Voss Foundation, The American Norwegian Cultural Foundation, and the Norway House Foundation. Charlot’s design direction and generous community spirit live on through Troon Pacific’s projects and commitment to volunteer service and ongoing support of arts, cultural, educational, and environmental organizations.

Jason A. Sayner Senior Architect

Jason Sayner is an accomplished licensed Architect, having over 20 years of experience in Design and Construction Management. His professional acumen includes Architecture licenses in CA and NY—in addition to being NCARB registered, LEED AP, and having membership in the USGBC. Mr. Sayner is an army veteran and holds degrees in Fine Arts (BFA Sculpture) and Architecture (B.ARCH) and has worked on project typologies as diverse as single and multi-family housing, in addition to hospitality, retail and technology sectors. His unique perspective and background enables him to successfully manage complex projects in fast paced environments, with construction budgets up to $130 million. His resume of projects includes several high-profile clients including Wynn Casinos, Disney, Nokia, and SFO. Having designed and built projects in over 10 states and internationally, Mr. Sayner has been honored with several art and architecture design awards including his two most recent completions which received AIA awards.

Clark P. Rendall Sustainable Design Development Coordinator

Before pursuing a career in architecture and design, Clark spent several years working in museums. His background in the arts and interest in the natural world remain influential factors in shaping his inquiry into the relationship between ecology, aesthetics, and the built environment. Prior to his current role, he has held positions at The Museum of Modern Art, the Brooklyn Museum, Rockwell Group, Gensler, and CookFox Architects. Clark holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, a Certificate in Interior Design from Hunter College, a Master of Arts in Sustainable Interior Environments from the Fashion Institute of Technology, and professional accreditation under the LEED and WELL building rating systems. He is also a part-time faculty member at Parsons School of Design at The New School, and a practicing visual artist who has participated in several group exhibitions at galleries in and around New York City and the Bay Area.

Allison N. Janes Senior Design and Sustainability Manager

Allison Janes is the Senior Design and Sustainability Manager for Troon Pacific, Inc. Prior to joining the team at the beginning of 2017, Allison managed construction of ultra-premium residential projects exploring the cutting edge of environmental sustainability, healthy material initiatives, and distinctive design for one of the top general contractors in the Bay Area. She has a passion for art and innovation, and a drive to engage, explore, and create. Her unique and multifaceted background in the architecture and construction industries incorporates perspective gained from the architect’s seat, the client’s seat, and the builder’s seat, and has shaped her “boots-on-the-ground” approach to bring repeated success to conceptual goals and aspirations. Allison holds a Bachelor of Architecture and Minor in Sustainable Environments from California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo.

Eleanor Van Natta Executive Assistant / Office Manager

Eleanor Van Natta is the Executive Assistant to Gregory Malin at Troon Pacific, Inc, and supports the daily operations of the team through Office Management. She brings over 17 years of combined experience in the legal and healthcare fields. Eleanor has an extensive background in high-level administration management. Eleanor has a Bachelor’s Degree in Anthropology from U.C. Berkeley. Her interests include music, film, theatre and creative writing.

Kelley A. Faulkner Director of Communications and Human Resources

Kelley transitioned from the non-profit sector to the world of high performance real estate in 2016. In the communications realm, she oversees marketing and public relations initiatives, serves as the neighbor liaison for residential projects, manages communications and events, and oversees Troon Pacific’s B-Corps status and engagement. In the Human Resources realm, she works with the team to build on the foundation laid by Greg and Charlot, developing a positive company culture focused on learning, excelling and giving back to the community. Kelley brings over fifteen years of experience in a wide range of leadership positions with state and county government and non-profit organizations focused on supporting people with disabilities and the performing arts. She has worked in Seattle, New York City, and the San Francisco Bay Area, and has developed and managed teams to create innovative programs, making lasting contributions to the various communities of which she has been a part. Kelley has a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from St. Olaf College, studied theatre and acting at the University of Washington and the Atlantic Acting School.

Lucy X. Yu Staff Accountant

Lucy Yu is the staff accountant for Troon Pacific, Inc. Before joining the company in 2016, she worked as an accountant at a California State University, mainly dealing with the bank reconciliations, and maintaining the general ledger of the University. Prior to working at the University, she worked at a hotel procurement company, assuming responsibility for the full cycle accounts payable process and managing the disbursement functions. Lucy is fluent in Mandarin and has a passion for road trips and exploration through the world.

Ella K. Gibbons Accounting Manager

Ella Gibbons joined Troon Pacific in 2018, bringing extensive experience in commercial and residential real estate, fund, corporate and property accounting. Prior to joining Troon Pacific, Ella worked for an esteemed investment firm and a developer and property manager based in San Francisco. Ella was instrumental in successfully running day-to-day operations and supporting the team in prior roles as she will be at Troon Pacific. Ella holds a bachelor’s degree and completed master’s level coursework in Economics from the University of Economics in Katowice, Poland, and has completed the required accounting coursework to practice in the United States. With a passion for travel and volunteering, Ella has visited 34 countries and serves as an active volunteer with an organization supporting social services in San Francisco.