As CEO, Sharon Morrison provides strategic direction, leadership and production for ESRP. She has represented owners and users of commercial space over the past 22 years. Morrison earned a bachelor of business administration degree in political science and Spanish from The University of Texas in Austin. She is married to Kevin and has three daughters.
As President, Jarvie specializes in the development of new business and the management of client leasing transactions. With 28 years of experience, including Executive Vice President at The Staubach Company and Managing Director at JLL, Jarvie’s expertise in both finance and project management has produced highly successful transactions totaling more than 10 million square feet of leases throughout his career.
He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Baylor University in Waco, where he also played collegiate baseball. He is an active volunteer for the Camp Life, PSO Baseball, FCA, Baylor Letterman’s Association and Amazon Outreach. Steve is married to Beth and has two daughters and son.
As Chief Financial Officer, Karra’s responsibilities include managing all financial aspects of the business, reporting financial results to partners, selecting, setting up, and utilizing all ERP systems, and projecting, budgeting, and treasury. Karra is married to Dan and has two daughters and one son.
She also is a licensed CPA, has a BBA from SMU, an MBA from Columbia and also 25 years of experience in complicated financial real estate transactions.
As President of Brokerage Services, Struck specializes in tenant representation and investment sales. He focuses on the total cost of occupancy including transportation, labor, logistics, taxes, electricity and real estate. Brad’s specialties include E-commerce fulfillment, food storage and rail-served real estate. In addition, Brad’s past experience with assembly lines and manufacturing environments gives him a unique perspective when analyzing real estate opportunities. He strives to utilize his market knowledge, understanding of product flow and financial analysis to provide the client the optimal return on investment.
As Executive Vice President, Hazard specializes in real estate solutions for both local and nationally-based industrial and office users. While serving his clients nationally, he also is a leader in the Great Southwest Industrial Park submarket (Arlington, Grand Prairie, Fort Worth, and Mansfield). His services include site selection and analysis, lease negotiation and restructure, acquisition and disposition and more. Additionally, Jim has an expertise in rail-served real estate.
As Managing Director, Susan Arledge focuses her efforts on providing tenant-focused real estate brokerage and site selection services for clients locally, nationally and globally. D CEO Magazine – Dallas 500 for 2016, named her one of DFW’s 500 Most Powerful Business Leaders, and in 2012, she won the prestigious Stemmons Service Award. Arledge is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin and is a former private pilot and Dallas native. She has two children, David and Kelly.
As Partner, Darren is focused on locating, developing and defining business relationships across a variety of industries and markets. Woodson focuses on serving others, bridging gaps and developing strategies to meet his clients’ real estate needs. He brings his innate leadership skills and his passion for making connections to his clients, acting as a conduit across the C-Suite and ensuring the client’s vision remains the focus.
Darren played 13 seasons with the Dallas Cowboys and in 2015 was inducted into the prestigious Cowboy Ring of Honor. As the NFL player who best exemplifies character and leadership, Darren also received the Bart Starr Award. For the last 14 years, Darren has been an analyst at ESPN appearing on shows “NFL Live” and “Sportscenter”. Darren serves as a board member of Make a Wish Foundation and is a proud father of four children.
Dave Castro, Executive Vice President, has more than 21 years of commercial real estate experience. He has performed asset management and capital deployment with over 11.5 million square feet of industrial lease transactions and $181 M in capital deployment. As a Tenant Rep broker, he has represented industrial and office tenants; and as an analyst, he has underwritten many industrial and multifamily acquisitions and developments. Dave brings an owner’s perspective to the mix that will serve tenant clients well.
Dave is a fourth-generation Dallasite. Along with his wife, he keeps busy raising three fifth-generation teenagers.
John Rischard, CPA, started his career in public accounting with PWC and currently leads our lease administration team, where he utilizes his extensive knowledge in outsourcing services for all commercial clients. As a leader of the organization, he gathers best in class professionals to deliver exceptional client service and deliver superior return on investment. John has focused his attention in the real estate outsourcing world for the past 16 years and is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame.
As an expert in lease administration, Karen oversees the department’s operations, ensures the timely and consistent execution of projects and focuses on finding savings for all clients. Karen also transitions new assignments into the portfolio in a seamless manner. With more than 20 years of experience in the real estate industry, Karen has worked on projects from both the landlord’s and the tenant’s perspective, and thus, has a comprehensive understanding of real estate administration.
Jeff Pappas represents corporate clients on a national and international basis, managing their global real estate strategy through location advisory and labor market analytics. As Managing Director, he has represented owners and users with their capital investments for more than 22 years. Pappas earned a Bachelor of Behavioral Science degree in Communications from Hardin Simmons University, where he also played collegiate soccer.
As Executive Vice President, Greg Burns partners with corporate office tenants to address their real estate and facility requirements. He has 33 years of experience and has completed in excess of 10 million square feet in real estate transactions. Burns assists clients on transactions ranging from leases, renewals, and expansions to complex site/building acquisitions and build-to-suits. He has a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a Certificate in Real Estate from the Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University and is a licensed broker in Texas and Oklahoma. Burns is married to Suzy and has four daughters.
As Managing Director of Site Selection and Incentives, Ann Harts blends experience in real estate, finance and community economic development and is fluent in domestic and international site selection, public incentive advisory and real estate transaction management. She has recently completed projects in Brazil, Honduras, United States and Nicaragua. As co-founder of Nearshore Executive Alliance, she currently sits on their Board of Directors. She also holds positions on the Board of Directors for Twin Valley Companies and ISG Technology.
As Executive Vice President of Global Workplace Strategies, Larry Kelso helps align ESRP clients’ global real estate & facilities with their other internal business units sensitive to the unique legal and HR constraints of various geographic regions and countries. His 30 year history of managing numerous types of projects all over the world and his natural gift of building highly collaborative teams yields exponential results for everyone with whom he works. Kelso earned his business administration degree from SMU with concentrations in real estate and finance. He is the proud father of 2 married sons and grandfather of 4 grandsons.
As a Global Account Manager, Shelly works with a portfolio of key customer accounts to facilitate sustainable, long-term business. She cultivates and maintains strategic relationships and assists in the implementation of global real estate strategies. In her current role, she oversees all real estate implications through the merger/acquisition process. She develops and maintains an understanding of the structure, culture, and needs of key stakeholders from Finance, Real Estate, Operations, Human Resources, and IT. She ensures the various departments are working collaboratively throughout the process.
Ultimately, Shelly oversees all components related to real estate, including portfolio administration, acquisition and disposition planning, lease renewals and right-sizing, site selection, and value/cash generation through equity lease and sale leaseback opportunities.
As Senior Vice President of Project and Development Services, David’s responsibilities include assisting the brokerage teams and clients in analyzing design & construction issues associated with real estate solutions and minimizing the risk inherent in these projects. David has over 25 years of experience in assembling and guiding project teams to achieve client objectives and maximize value for the client. David has a BS in Architectural Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin and is a registered Professional Civil Engineer.
As Senior Vice President of Project and Development Services, Eric Padilla focuses exclusively on representing the construction interests of tenants, as well as conducting training programs on tenant construction costs and trends for a national real estate brokerage firm. For more than 24 years, Padilla manages projects ranging from 5,000 to 1 million square feet, including build-to-suits, manufacturing / distribution centers, data centers, call centers and medical facilities. Padilla earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Architectural Design/Construction Sciences from the University of New Mexico.
As Vice President, Pelletier’s focus is representing tenants and users of commercial space nationally in all transactions from renewals, expansions, site selection, general consultation and purchases. John is married to Kathleen, has four children, is very active in his church, St. Thomas Aquinas, and spends most of his free time there or with his family.
As Vice President, Jake Pavelka provides tenant representation and brokerage services for corporate clients. With more than nine years of experience in the real estate services industry, Pavelka also plays a contributing role in new business development and has expertise in site selection, capital placements and land acquisition for a variety of commercial developments.
As Vice President of National Account Services, Schafer specializes in tenant representation and corporate services. He consults with numerous local and nationally-based clients in the areas of leasing, market research, portfolio management, economic incentives and financial analysis. Schafer is an attorney licensed to practice law in the state of Texas. He earned his Juris Doctorate from the Texas A&M University School of Law and earned his undergraduate degree in business law from the University of California at Santa Barbara.
As Executive Vice President, Jarrett specializes in representing corporations on their various real estate requirements. Jarrett has built relationships with numerous executives across the country and establishes strategic plans associated with the real estate and site selection for contact centers and operation centers. Jarrett has assisted with numerous headquarters and contact center projects nationally and internationally, providing strategic services and planning, site selection, comparative ﬁnancial analysis, lease negotiation expertise, and market research and analysis.
Jarrett is married to Ashley, and they have two sons, Grayson and Carter.
Roy Reis, Vice President, helps companies negotiate office or industrial leases for relocations, renewals, expansions, and dispositions; and helps them consider access to labor, lease term, location, design, layout, and more. His goal is to help clients integrate real estate into their business strategies so that they align with their goals and objectives. My unique process has saved clients millions of dollars in real estate occupancy cost, and it has also helped them position real estate as a means to grow their brand, recruit and retain top talent, increase employee efficiency and satisfaction, and enhance returns on their real estate investment.
As Vice President, Tyler specializes in tenant representation and corporate services. Tyler and his wife, Tiffany have four children. Together, they host the show “Inside the Huddle” which highlights the lives of Cowboy players and their families. Tyler is a strong advocate for IJM (International Justice Mission) and sits on the board of PAO (Professional Athletes Outreach) and Frisco Family Services.
As Vice President, Clint’s focus is on national industrial tenant representation. Locally, his expertise is primarily in the Grand Prairie, Arlington and Valwood submarkets. Clint received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Management from The University of Texas at Arlington. His most recent philanthropic involvements include mentoring students at North Texas YMCA “Midnight Summer Basketball Program” and serving on the Board of Directors for “The One” Society, an organization which supports Children’s Health Center in Dallas. Clint enjoys spending time with family and friends.
As Senior Vice President of Site Selection and Analytics, Evan creates interactive geospatial solutions to help clients understand the world surrounding their real estate options. Evan really loves to find patterns in the data that no one else is able to see. Evan earned his Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Geospatial Information Systems from the University of Texas at Dallas. He enjoys running, philosophy and spending time with his wife and three children Harrison, Huxley and Michelle.
Joe Rattan comes to esrp after six years in the commercial real estate world and previously as the Principal of Joseph Rattan Design. His prior work focused on developing global brands, marketing, and communications programs for many Fortune 100 companies. His graphic design work has been recognized internationally and some is included in the Permanent Collection of the U.S. Library of Congress. Joe will be working to build the esrp brand and to strengthen communications with current and future clients. Joe is a graduate of Texas Tech University and was an Adjunct Professor of Design Communications at The University of North Texas. He also serves on the staff of Highland Park United Methodist Church as a professional vocalist.
Angelica comes to esrp after years of working as the Marketing Director at Cassco Development Co., in Fort Worth, Texas. Throughout her tenure at Cassco, Angelica was instrumental in spearheading the overall branding and identity, numerous key place-making programs, site activations, signature events and dynamic marketing content that aided in the development of the historic Edwards Ranch’s 500+ acre Clearfork and Riverhills projects. With her background in experiential marketing, Angelica brings to ESRP a focus on producing creative marketing initiatives that create awareness and drive results.
A Fort Worth Native, Angelica is a graduate of Texas Christian University where she earned her bachelor’s degree in Strategic Communications. On the weekends you will ﬁnd her exploring the zoo, the museums, or enjoying a new restaurant with her husband, Trevor and daughter, Ellie.
As transaction specialist, Catherine’s focus is on national industrial tenant representation. Catherine was a member of the first class of E Smith Realty’s CORE intern program. She graduated from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and a minor in Business.
As transaction specialist, Barrett’s focus is on national industrial tenant representation. Locally, his expertise is primarily in the Great Southwest Industrial Park submarket (Arlington, Grand Prairie, Fort Worth, and Mansfield). He is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma with Bachelor of Arts in English Literature.
As an Associate, Amber defines real estate requirements and acquires building and market information for in-depth real estate analysis. Focused on both office and industrial properties, she provides market assessment and site selection strategy, ensuring economic and operational efficiency. Amber is a graduate of University of Memphis with a Bachelors degree in Health Administration. She received her MBA from Bethel University.
As an Associate focused on industrial properties, Jack gathers real estate requirements and acquires building and market information for in-depth real estate analysis. Through a client-focused approach, he provides market assessment and site selection strategy, ensuring economic and operational efficiency. Jack is a graduate of Texas Tech University and a member of Phi Delta Theta.
Josephine has been in the Real Estate industry for over 10 years beginning in England in residential real estate and transitioning to commercial real estate after moving to America. She has over 6 years of experience in lease administration serving retail and office clients. Josephine specializes in all aspects of real estate administration which includes delivering reliable data and reporting, validating and approving batch payables and receivables, and auditing year end reconciliations all the while focusing on identifying savings and providing client satisfaction. Josephine is married to Scott and they have two sons. They are active in their church and enjoy regular visits to England to visit family.
Tera has over 14 years of experience in lease administration serving retail, office and industrial clients. She is a specialist in all aspects of managing a real estate portfolio including abstraction, cam audits and ensuring overall database integrity, with a focus on client savings and comprehensive reporting. Tera has a daughter that keeps her laughing and reminds her every day to enjoy life. She is also involved with her church and her favorite charity Hope Worldwide.
Kara has 9 years of experience in lease administration, serving retail and office clients. She specializes in the various aspects of lease administration, including the delivery of reliable data and reporting, critical date management, performing desktop audits on year end operating expenses and producing monthly batch payables, all while delivering a high level of client satisfaction. Kara is married to Bo and they have 3 sons. They enjoy family time on 4-wheeler rides, bike riding and watching the boys play sports.
Alyssa has worked in commercial real estate for over 5 years with a focus on retail and industrial clients. She has worked for the landlord and the tenant so she has a full understanding of lease administration issues from both perspectives. Alyssa’s primary responsibilities include delivering reliable reporting and data, monitoring critical dates, producing monthly batch payables and receivables, performing desktop audits on year end reconciliations and acting as the primary point of contact to respond to landlord request and internal client questions. While not at work, Alyssa enjoys having fun with her son and traveling.
As Lease Administrator, Tina works diligently, with a strong attention to detail, to ensure the landlord adheres to our client’s lease obligations. She specializes in all areas of lease administration with a focus on payment processing, invoice review and desktop review of expense reconciliations, utilizing a comprehensive, detailed process. Additionally, she mitigates risk through critical date management and utilization of a centralized database.
Cynthia Lackey has been in the commercial real estate industry for over 16 years. At ESRP, she oversees all revenue coordination and accounts receivable. She is married to Jay and they have two daughters. She enjoys spending her free time with her family and is involved with their church.
Debbie graduated from Dallas Baptist University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Education. Commercial real estate has been part of her family history for over 40 years. She helped launch the Landry-Nunez Company and Landry Commercial, Inc. Debbie has two children and seven grandchildren. She attends Christ the King Catholic Church.
As Executive Administrative Assistant, Tisa provides personalized secretarial and administrative support to our executives and brokers. Tisa studied Business Administration at Colorado State University at Pueblo. She competed in the 100 and 300 meter hurdles, triple jump, and she ran fourth leg on the 1600 meter relay team. Tisa competed year-round, for a total of eighteen years. She has three daughters and in her spare time, she enjoys singing, traveling, and skiing. Tisa attends Golden Gate Missionary Baptist Church.
Clara has been in the commercial real estate industry for over 14 years where she has provided executive administrative support across various service lines. She is a proud grandmother to four grandchildren and loves to swing dance in her spare time.
Cindy has more than 24 years of experience in commercial real estate. She works with the real estate professionals to ensure all research and materials are accurate and presented in a clear and concise manner. In her spare time, Cindy enjoys outdoor activities, ice hockey and visiting her grandchildren.