Meet the Team

  • Executive

    Chris R. Bright

    Chris R. Bright

    CEO - Board of Managers
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    Chris R. Bright
    972-410-6501
    Chris R. Bright

    Chris R. Bright

    CEO - Board of Managers

    Biography

    Biography:
    Chris Bright directs the real estate activities at Bright Realty. He began his career with STM Mortgage Company, where he supervised STM's real estate construction lending operations as well as its commercial loan placement and underwriting. He was also with Bright Management as VP of Operations.

    Mr. Bright serves on the boards of State Bank & Trust, Bright Industries, Bright Realty, Bright & co., Bright and Co. Marketing and American Legend Homes. His civic activities include serving on the boards of directors of the University of Dallas, A Weekend to Wipe Out Cancer, Big Brothers Big Sisters of North Texas and the McKinney Avenue Trolley Association. He graduated from the University of Dallas with a B.A in 1978.
    Clay V.N. Bright

    Clay V.N. Bright

    Board of Managers
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    Clay V.N. Bright
    972-410-6502
    Clay V.N. Bright

    Clay V.N. Bright

    Board of Managers

    Biography

    Clay Bright is a principal at Bright Realty and Bright & Co., and serves as current chairman of State Bank & Trust. Mr Bright also serves on the board of Bright Industries and American Legend Homes. He received his B.S. from Texas A&M University in 1979, and has worked for the Bright family interests since that time.

    His civic activities include serving in the boards of the Easterwood Foundation and The Association of Former Students of Texas A&M University, and he had been actively involved in Boy Scouts of America.
    Eric Stanley

    Eric Stanley

    President & Chief Operating Officer - Board of Managers
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    Eric Stanley
    972-410-6600
    Eric Stanley

    Eric Stanley

    President & Chief Operating Officer - Board of Managers

    Biography

    Eric Stanley began his career in 1981 managing his family's real estate development business in Dallas. In 1986, he joined Bright Realty as a manager. Mr. Stanley joined Trammell Crow in 1989 as a Tulsa-based senior property manager, responsible for the Bank of Oklahoma high-rise tower in excess of 1.5 million-square-feet. He also served as president elect of Tulsa's Institution of Real Estate Management organization (IREM) and vice president of Tulsa's Building Owners and Management Association organization (BOMA).

    In 1996, he returned to Texas to oversee a commercial development firm in Austin. During his 7 years there, he redirected the development, management and sales of over 1 million-square-feet of Class A office, commercial and retail shopping and over $10 million in lease transactions.

    Career highlights since his return to Bright Realty in 2004 include: development, leasing and management of over 125,000 square-feet of mixed-used, 55,000 square-feet of office and involvement in land brokerage of over $41 million worth of land transactions, unrelated to residential lot activity. Mr. Stanley has held a Institute of Real Estate Management's Certified Property Manager designation since 1993 and is a licensed Texas real estate broker.
    David Thomasson

    David Thomasson

    Chief Financial Officer
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    David Thomasson
    972-410-6525
    David Thomasson

    David Thomasson

    Chief Financial Officer

    Biography

    David Thomasson has been part of the Bright Realty team since 2001. He joined the company as senior accountant and most recently held the title of chief accounting officer. As chief financial officer for Bright Realty, he will be responsible for long term financial planning, reporting and analysis, as well as maintaining relationships with lenders and overseeing a staff of five.
    Mr. Thomasson is a member of the Dallas Fort Worth Area Chapter of the Institute of Management Accountants and is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma. Prior to joining Bright Realty, he worked for the Dallas Cowboys Football Club and its related real estate entities. Mr. Thomason, a Dallas native, is also an active volunteer with the Caring Hearts program at Baylor Hospital.
    “I am proud to play an integral role in a company that has been part of the Dallas skyline for decades,” said Mr. Thomasson, “and I look forward to contributing to its continued growth and success.”
  • Brokerage

    Lucas Patterson

    Lucas Patterson

    Executive Vice President
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    Lucas Patterson
    972-410-6523
    Lucas Patterson

    Lucas Patterson

    Executive Vice President

    Biography

    Mr. Patterson is a graduate of the University of Texas where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in English and a Master in Business Administration with a concentration in real estate finance from the McCombs School of Business. Lucas is a licensed Texas Real Estate agent and has been working in retail commercial real estate for nine years. Lucas spent the last six plus years with Lincoln Property Company in its Austin office and worked on leasing of over 1.3 million square feet of LPC's shopping center developments in the Austin area as well as aiding the company with the acquisition, leasing and management, and partial disposition of a third party portfolio in excess of 1 million square feet in Central Texas. Lucas, his wife, Ali, and their three children are excited about making Dallas their new home and joining the Bright Realty family.
    Lucas Patterson

    Lucas Patterson

    Executive Vice President

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    Britton Lankford

    Britton Lankford

    Senior Vice President
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    Britton Lankford
    972-410-6597
    Britton Lankford

    Britton Lankford

    Senior Vice President

    Biography

    Britton has more than ten years of commercial real estate experience in Texas, Oklahoma and North Carolina. Prior to joining the Bright team in 2011, Britton worked for Century 21 Commercial in retail project leasing, managing 13 agents and handling retail tenant representation. Prior to Century 21 Commercial, he worked at Cross Development, overseeing all aspects of Wal-Mart Super Center shadowed retail projects with site selection and leasing for over 4 years.

    The majority of his retail brokerage consists of Third Party Retail leasing and retail tenant representation. Landlords he has worked with include Glenborough, Greenway Investments. Meridian Bank, State Bank and Trust, CME Development, Thompson National Properties, Eagle Equity, Mark R. Smith Co, Cawley Partners, Windmill Development, Victory Group, RTG Capital and more. Currently he is leasing high profile developments such as the mixed use development The Realm at Castle Hills, and Stonebriar Commons in Frisco. His tenant representation work includes clients such as RaceTrac, WingStop, Anytime Fitness, Waxing the City, Papa Murphy Pizza, Long Prairie Dental, II Brothers’ Grill & Bar, Spirit Halloween, Soul Fire Pizza, and more. For the past six years, Britton has focused on new construction retail in high income communities that cater to national retail and medical tenants. Currently he is overseeing 1.2 Million sf or commercial property for lease and 785 acres for sale for future commercial development.

    Lankford is a licensed real estate salesperson in the state of Texas, a member of North Texas Commercial Association of Realtors and the International Council of Shopping Centers. He was born and raised in North Texas and has lived in Plano since 2002 with his wife and two boys. He graduated from The University of Texas.
    Britton Lankford

    Britton Lankford

    Senior Vice President

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    Tim McNutt

    Tim McNutt

    Vice President
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    Tim McNutt
    972-410-6566
    Tim McNutt

    Tim McNutt

    Vice President

    Biography

    Tim joined Bright & Co. Marketing, one of several businesses within Bright Industries, in 2009 as an account coordinator. There, he handled marketing projects for Bright Realty’s Castle Hill’s master-planned community and its home builder, American Legend Homes. Tim was promoted to Bright Realty as the Assistant Vice President in 2011 and to Vice President in 2013. In his role with the commercial real estate firm, Tim handles commercial land sales for Bright Industries and project leasing and sales for third party clients. Tim earned a business degree from the University of Texas at Dallas and is a licensed realtor in the state of Texas, a member of North Texas Commercial Association of Realtors and the International Council of Shopping Centers. He lives in Frisco with his wife, Amber.
    Tim McNutt

    Tim McNutt

    Vice President

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    Paul Harmon

    Paul Harmon

    Vice President
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    Paul Harmon
    972-410-6596
    Paul Harmon

    Paul Harmon

    Vice President

    Biography

    Paul Harmon has joined the Bright Realty commercial real estate team as vice president. He brings with him more than 25 years of commercial real estate experience in Texas.
    Paul began his commercial real estate career with Henry S. Miller Commercial in the land division under the direction of Robert Grunnah and Ray Utley. Land sales he brokered there included multi-family tracts, single-family development tracts and a large retail assembly in Denton for Hunt Properties, now known as Denton Crossing.
    Paul also worked for Retail Street Advisors focusing on project leasing and tenant representation. Landlord clients included Behringer Harvard, Hermansen Land Development and Whitestone REIT. His tenant representation work includes such well-known clients as Coal Vines Bistro, Rusty Taco, Sweet Frog Frozen Yogurt, and Rocket Fizz.
    “I’m pleased to join Bright Realty at such an exciting time,” said Paul. “In addition to several significant Bright Realty-developed projects, I look forward to working with the company’s growing and impressive list of real estate partners, as well as working with a company that has such a recognized presence and reputation in both Texas and the real estate arena.”

    Paul is a licensed real estate salesperson in the state of Texas and a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers since 2000. He lives in University Park with his wife and three children, ages 11, 9 and 5.
    Paul Harmon

    Paul Harmon

    Vice President

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    Mindy Youm

    Mindy Youm

    Associate
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    Mindy Youm
    972-410-6518
    Mindy Youm

    Mindy Youm

    Associate

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  • Client Relations

    Parker Bright

    Parker Bright

    Senior Vice President - Commercial Development
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    Parker Bright
    972-410-6555
    Parker Bright

    Parker Bright

    Senior Vice President - Commercial Development

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    Aaron Ketchand

    Aaron Ketchand

    Senior Vice President - Land Development
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    Aaron Ketchand
    972-410-6569
    Aaron Ketchand

    Aaron Ketchand

    Senior Vice President - Land Development

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    Gary Grossman

    Gary Grossman

    Senior Vice President - Construction
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    Gary Grossman
    972-410-6516
    Gary Grossman

    Gary Grossman

    Senior Vice President - Construction

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    Eddie Collins

    Eddie Collins

    Land Development Manager
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    Eddie Collins
    972-410-6556
    Eddie Collins

    Eddie Collins

    Land Development Manager

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    Retta Rosi

    Retta Rosi

    Vice President - Association Management
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    Retta Rosi
    972-410-6583
    Retta Rosi

    Retta Rosi

    Vice President - Association Management

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    Deana Incremona

    Deana Incremona

    Senior Property Manager
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    Deana Incremona
    972-410-6580
    Deana Incremona

    Deana Incremona

    Senior Property Manager

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    Misty Jones

    Misty Jones

    Property Manager - Multi Family
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    Misty Jones
    972-410-6594
    Misty Jones

    Misty Jones

    Property Manager - Multi Family

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    Kenny Frugé

    Kenny Frugé

    Senior Facilities Engineer
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    Kenny Frugé
    972-410-6582
    Kenny Frugé

    Kenny Frugé

    Senior Facilities Engineer

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    Benton Smith

    Benton Smith

    Project Manager
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    Benton Smith
    972-410-6588
    Benton Smith

    Benton Smith

    Project Manager

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    Trenton Dickerson

    Trenton Dickerson

    Land Analyst
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    Trenton Dickerson
    972-410-6520
    Trenton Dickerson

    Trenton Dickerson

    Land Analyst

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    Ana Uribe

    Ana Uribe

    Development Coordinator
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    Ana Uribe
    972-410-6571
    Ana Uribe

    Ana Uribe

    Development Coordinator

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    Krissy Kelly

    Krissy Kelly

    Resident Coordinator
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    Krissy Kelly
    972-410-6527
    Krissy Kelly

    Krissy Kelly

    Resident Coordinator

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    Catherine Barrows

    Catherine Barrows

    Executive Assistant
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    Catherine Barrows
    972-410-6550
    Catherine Barrows

    Catherine Barrows

    Executive Assistant

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    Elizabeth Kwasigroch

    Elizabeth Kwasigroch

    Executive Assistant
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    Elizabeth Kwasigroch
    972-410-6526
    Elizabeth Kwasigroch

    Elizabeth Kwasigroch

    Executive Assistant

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  • Marketing

    Tracy Lucas

    Tracy Lucas

    Vice President of Marketing
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    Tracy Lucas
    972-410-6577
    Tracy Lucas

    Tracy Lucas

    Vice President of Marketing

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    Allissa Payne

    Allissa Payne

    Senior Marketing Manager
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    Allissa Payne
    972-410-6519
    Allissa Payne

    Allissa Payne

    Senior Marketing Manager

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    Teresa Huntoon

    Teresa Huntoon

    Account Executive
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    Teresa Huntoon
    972-410-6515
    Teresa Huntoon

    Teresa Huntoon

    Account Executive

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    Raecene Collins

    Raecene Collins

    Digital Marketing/ Social Media Coordinator
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    Raecene Collins
    972-410-6562
    Raecene Collins

    Raecene Collins

    Digital Marketing/ Social Media Coordinator

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  • Finance & Accounting

    Keegan Smith

    Keegan Smith

    Executive Vice President - Finance
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    Keegan Smith
    972-410-6504
    Keegan Smith

    Keegan Smith

    Executive Vice President - Finance

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    Adam Kieu

    Adam Kieu

    Controller
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    Adam Kieu
    972-410-6585
    Adam Kieu

    Adam Kieu

    Controller

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    Scott Loposer

    Scott Loposer

    Vice President - Finance
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    Scott Loposer
    972-410-6564
    Scott Loposer

    Scott Loposer

    Vice President - Finance

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    Amber Miles

    Amber Miles

    Financial Analyst
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    Amber Miles
    972-410-6584
    Amber Miles

    Amber Miles

    Financial Analyst

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    Bryanna Droz

    Bryanna Droz

    Accountant
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    Bryanna Droz
    972-410-6548
    Bryanna Droz

    Bryanna Droz

    Accountant

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    Elizabeth Redemann

    Elizabeth Redemann

    Accountant
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    Elizabeth Redemann
    972-410-6505
    Elizabeth Redemann

    Elizabeth Redemann

    Accountant

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    Sara Song

    Sara Song

    Accountant
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    Sara Song
    972-410-6603
    Sara Song

    Sara Song

    Accountant

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    Lori Ely

    Lori Ely

    Accounting Associate
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    Lori Ely
    972-410-6513
    Lori Ely

    Lori Ely

    Accounting Associate

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