Meet the Team

Bright Realty's senior executive team has over 80 years combined real estate experience in all facets of real estate development, property management and agency leasing as well as brokerage and commercial property dispositions.

  • Executive

    Chris R. Bright

    Chris R. Bright

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

    Chris R. Bright

    CEO - Board of Managers

    Biography

    Chris Bright is the CEO and member of board of managers for Bright Realty. Mr. Bright, along with his partner and brother, Clay Bright, oversee Bright Realty and its parent company Bright Industries. The brothers work together to lead the daily activities of Bright Industries which was founded in the 1950s by their father, the late H.R. "Bum" Bright, former Dallas Cowboys owner and businessman. Bright Industries services include real estate development, home building operations, golf operations, financial services and corporate hospitality.

    Mr. Bright holds a B.A. from the University of Dallas and began his career with STM Mortgage Company, where he supervised STM's real estate construction lending operations, and commercial loan placement and underwriting.

    Mr. Bright has been active in several Dallas charitable and civic organizations including A Weekend to Wipe Out Cancer, Big Brothers Big Sisters of North Texas and the McKinney Avenue Trolley Association. He serves on the board of directors for the University of Dallas, Bright Industries, Bright Realty, and American Legend Homes.
    Eric Stanley

    Eric Stanley

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

    Eric Stanley

    President & Chief Operating Officer - Board of Managers

    Biography

    Eric Stanley is president and chief operating officer for Bright Realty and member of its Board of Managers. Mr. Stanley began his real estate career in 1981 managing his family's real estate development business. He originally joined Bright Realty in 1986 in a management position overseeing Bright Realty's multiple real estate investments. In 1989, Mr. Stanley joined the Trammel Crow Company in a senior management position responsible for the 1.5 million square foot-plus Bank of Oklahoma high-rise tower. From 1996 to 2004, he managed an Austin commercial development company, directing the development, management and sales of more than one million square feet of class A office, commercial and retail shopping space and $10 million-plus in lease transactions. He returned to Bright Realty in 2004 where he has since overseen the development, leasing and management of a number of retail, mixed-use, office and multi-family projects involving millions of square feet, as well as hundreds of land transactions related to single-family lots and commercial properties.

    Mr. Stanley is past 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). He has held an Institute of Real Estate Management's Certified Property Manager designation since 1993 and is a licensed Texas and Oklahoma real estate broker.

    Mr. Stanley is married with three grown children and resides in Castle Hills. In his spare time, he enjoys hunting, fishing, golf and spending time with his family.

    Keegan Smith

    Keegan Smith

    Chief Financial Officer
    View Contact
    Keegan Smith
    972-410-6504
    Keegan Smith

    Keegan Smith

    Chief Financial Officer

    Biography

    Keegan Smith is the chief financial officer for Bright Realty. As chief financial officer, she is responsible for strategic planning, managing the finance and accounting operations, securing equity and debt financing for development projects, along with managing banking relationships.

    She joined the company in 2008 and most recently held the position as executive vice president of finance. In her previous role, she was primarily responsible for real estate project analysis supporting the development and financing of over $442 million in commercial and residential projects, including but not limited to existing income-producing properties, multi-family project development and single-family residential lot development.

    Prior to joining Bright Realty, Ms. Smith held positions with JLL (formally The Staubach Company), Lennox Industries and Ryan, LLC. Ms. Smith is a graduate of Texas A&M University where she earned a bachelor of science in finance from the Mays Business School and is an active member of CREW (Commercial Real Estate for Women). Ms. Smith is married with two young boys who keep her very active.
    Keegan Smith

    Keegan Smith

    Chief Financial Officer

    Contact Team Member:

  • Development

    Lucas Patterson

    Lucas Patterson

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

    Lucas Patterson

    Executive Vice President

    Biography

    As executive vice president for Bright Realty, Lucas Patterson oversees real estate development. Mr. Patterson and his team are responsible for managing the day-to-day commercial development activities for over 500 acres of the Bright family farm land along with numerous retail pad sites in the DFW metroplex. Mr. Patterson has over 17 years of real estate industry experience specializing in retail development and leasing. He holds a master in business administration with a concentration in real estate finance from The McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas in Austin.

    Prior to joining Bright Realty in 2011, Mr. Patterson worked with Lincoln Property Company for six years, leasing and managing over 2.5 million square feet of Lincoln Property Company developments and third party accounts including the Shops at the Galleria, a 500,000 square foot power center in southwest Austin, and the re-development of Northcross Mall in central Austin. Mr. Patterson is also a licensed Texas Real Estate agent.

    Mr. Patterson is married with three school-aged children. In his spare time, he enjoys attending his children's activities and University of Texas sporting events.
    Lucas Patterson

    Lucas Patterson

    Executive Vice President

    Contact Team Member:

    Jay Adamowitz

    Jay Adamowitz

    Development Manager
    View Contact
    Jay Adamowitz
    972-410-6602
    Jay Adamowitz

    Jay Adamowitz

    Development Manager

    Contact Team Member:

    Robert Evans

    Robert Evans

    Development Manager
    View Contact
    Robert Evans
    972-410-6591
    Robert Evans

    Robert Evans

    Development Manager

    Contact Team Member:

    Ana Uribe

    Ana Uribe

    Development Manager
    View Contact
    Ana Uribe
    972-410-6571
    Ana Uribe

    Ana Uribe

    Development Manager

    Contact Team Member:

    Patricia Huffman

    Patricia Huffman

    Development Administrator
    View Contact
    Patricia Huffman
    972-410-6515
    Patricia Huffman

    Patricia Huffman

    Development Administrator

    Contact Team Member:

  • Construction

    Parker Bright

    Parker Bright

    Executive Vice President
    View Contact
    Parker Bright
    972-410-6555
    Parker Bright

    Parker Bright

    Executive Vice President

    Biography

    As executive vice president for Bright Realty, Parker Bright oversees commercial construction activities. Mr. Bright and his team are responsible for facilitating the coordination between Bright Realty's development team and third party general contractors for over $350 million in commercial developments. Mr. Bright joined the company in 2006 working in retail property management and transitioned into retail and hospitality construction management. In 2010, he oversaw the renovation of The Lakes at Castle Hill's country club golf course and clubhouse which included a resort-style pool, tennis facility, and fitness and wellness center. Additionally, he sits on the board of the Castle Hill's Master Association and its affiliated boards.
    Mr. Bright is a graduate of Texas A&M University and a licensed real estate broker in Texas, Oklahoma and Colorado. In his free time he enjoys watching Texas Aggies football and participating in outdoor activities including hunting and fishing.
    Parker Bright

    Parker Bright

    Executive Vice President

    Contact Team Member:

    Kris Radford

    Kris Radford

    Senior Construction Manager
    View Contact
    Kris Radford
    972-410-6582
    Kris Radford

    Kris Radford

    Senior Construction Manager

    Contact Team Member:

    Kendall Hamrick

    Kendall Hamrick

    Construction Manager
    View Contact
    Kendall Hamrick
    972-410-6544
    Kendall Hamrick

    Kendall Hamrick

    Construction Manager

    Contact Team Member:

  • Brokerage

    Britton Lankford

    Britton Lankford

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

    Britton Lankford

    Senior Vice President

    Biography

    Britton Lankford has more than two decades of commercial real estate experience in Texas, Oklahoma and North Carolina. Prior to joining the Bright team in 2011, Mr. Lankford 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 the high profile mixed use development The Realm at Castle Hills. 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, Mr. Lankford has focused on new construction retail in high income communities that cater to national retail and medical tenants. Currently he is overseeing 1.4 Million sf of commercial property.

    Mr. 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

    Contact Team Member:

    Edina Radoncic

    Edina Radoncic

    Vice President
    View Contact
    Edina Radoncic
    972-410-6561
    Edina Radoncic

    Edina Radoncic

    Vice President

    Biography

    Edina Radoncic serves as vice president for Bright Realty and is focused on Castle Hill's premiere living neighborhood, Enchanted Hill. Enchanted Hill is situated in the heart of the community, offering expansive lots for custom homes overlooking The Lakes golf course. Additionally, Ms. Radoncic oversees new condominium sales for Bright Realty. Ms. Radoncic previously worked for Bright Industries as service director for The Lakes at Castle Hills. As service director, she hired, trained, and developed the front of house staff. Ms. Radoncic also worked as a leasing professional for Discovery Castle Hills.

    Ms. Radoncic is currently completing her degree at The University of North Texas and in her spare time volunteers for the Birthday Party Project, whose mission is to bring joy to homeless children. She also enjoys traveling and exploring her hometown city of Dallas.
    Edina Radoncic

    Edina Radoncic

    Vice President

    Contact Team Member:

    Nick Miller

    Nick Miller

    Vice President
    View Contact
    Nick Miller
    972-410-6566
    Nick Miller

    Nick Miller

    Vice President

    Biography

    Nick Miller serves as vice president to the Bright Realty brokerage team with a focus on retail leasing, landlord and tenant representation, and investment sales. Prior to Bright Realty, Mr. Miller worked as an investment sales associate, with Marcus & Millichap, specializing in single tenant retail properties. Mr. Miller received his bachelor's degree in Finance from Louisiana State University. A Dallas native, he enjoys running and volunteering with Dallas Area Habitat for Humanity in his spare time.
    Nick Miller

    Nick Miller

    Vice President

    Contact Team Member:

    Dan Looney

    Dan Looney

    Vice President
    View Contact
    Dan Looney
    972-410-6568
    Dan Looney

    Dan Looney

    Vice President

    Biography

    Daniel Looney, an experienced commercial real estate brokerage and investment professional, is a Vice President with Bright Realty. In this position, Mr. Looney handles retail project leasing for a shopping center portfolio, land sales, and tenant representation. Prior to joining the Bright team, Mr. Looney began his brokerage experience in 2010 with Century 21 Commercial where he focused on the leasing of third party retail centers and land sales. In 2017, Mr. Looney joined The Weitzman Group joint venture team where he exclusively leased projects controlled by Weitzman. Mr. Looney is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers and the North Texas Commercial Association of Realtors. He received a bachelor of arts degree with a double major in Spanish and psychology from the University of Texas at Austin.
    Dan Looney

    Dan Looney

    Vice President

    Contact Team Member:

    Mindy Youm

    Mindy Youm

    Vice President
    View Contact
    Mindy Youm
    972-410-6518
    Mindy Youm

    Mindy Youm

    Vice President

    Biography

    Mindy Youm has over 15 years of real estate experience, and specializes in restaurant and tenant representation for Bright Realty. Prior to working with Bright Realty, Mrs. Youm was a Director of Human Resources. Mrs. Youm received her degree from the University of North Texas, majoring in Radio, TV, and Film. In her free time, Mrs. Youm enjoys spending time with her husband and two sons, and helping out with multiple family businesses.
    Mindy Youm

    Mindy Youm

    Vice President

    Contact Team Member:

  • Finance

    Cole Claiborn

    Cole Claiborn

    Senior Vice President
    View Contact
    Cole Claiborn
    972-410-6543
    Cole Claiborn

    Cole Claiborn

    Senior Vice President

    Biography

    Cole Claiborn joined Bright Realty in 2019 and is responsible for special projects including optimal management of public-private partnerships and funds associated with developer agreements, interfacing with the bond market, structuring financial solutions, and streamlining management reporting.
    Prior to joining Bright Realty, Mr. Claiborn was an associate director at ORIX USA where he worked for six years in the +$1 billion high-yield municipal bond portfolio, and the nascent infrastructure private equity portfolio. In his last two years there, Mr. Claiborn was responsible for directly originating $200 million in investments that out-performed their respective portfolios. Prior to ORIX USA, Mr. Claiborn spent three years working as an investment banking analyst at Jefferies in New York City. Mr. Claiborn is a graduate of Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas and enjoys spending time with his young family and being outdoors whenever he can get away.
    Cole Claiborn

    Cole Claiborn

    Senior Vice President

    Contact Team Member:

    Ivy Xia

    Ivy Xia

    Manager of Strategic and Financial Planning
    View Contact
    Ivy Xia
    972-410-6520
    Ivy Xia

    Ivy Xia

    Manager of Strategic and Financial Planning

    Contact Team Member:

  • Accounting

    Catherine Carroll

    Catherine Carroll

    Controller
    View Contact
    Catherine Carroll
    972-410-6585
    Catherine Carroll

    Catherine Carroll

    Controller

    Contact Team Member:

    Richard Joy

    Richard Joy

    Senior Accountant
    View Contact
    Richard Joy
    972-410-6603
    Richard Joy

    Richard Joy

    Senior Accountant

    Contact Team Member:

    Cheyenne Redemann

    Cheyenne Redemann

    Junior Accountant
    View Contact
    Cheyenne Redemann
    972-410-6577
    Cheyenne Redemann

    Cheyenne Redemann

    Junior Accountant

    Contact Team Member:

    Brittney Buckhanan

    Brittney Buckhanan

    Accountant
    View Contact
    Brittney Buckhanan
    972-410-6552
    Brittney Buckhanan

    Brittney Buckhanan

    Accountant

    Contact Team Member:

    Racquel Davis

    Racquel Davis

    Accountant
    View Contact
    Racquel Davis
    972-410-6505
    Racquel Davis

    Racquel Davis

    Accountant

    Contact Team Member:

    Marjorie Smith

    Marjorie Smith

    Accounting Associate
    View Contact
    Marjorie Smith
    972-410-6611
    Marjorie Smith

    Marjorie Smith

    Accounting Associate

    Contact Team Member:

  • Marketing

    Allissa Payne

    Allissa Payne

    Vice President of Marketing
    View Contact
    Allissa Payne
    972-410-6519
    Allissa Payne

    Allissa Payne

    Vice President of Marketing

    Contact Team Member:

    Brieonna Wall

    Brieonna Wall

    Social Media Manager
    View Contact
    Brieonna Wall
    972-410-6509
    Brieonna Wall

    Brieonna Wall

    Social Media Manager

    Contact Team Member:

    Meredith Briggs

    Meredith Briggs

    Marketing Specialist
    View Contact
    Meredith Briggs
    972-410-6569
    Meredith Briggs

    Meredith Briggs

    Marketing Specialist

    Contact Team Member:

  • Asset & Property Management

    Scott Loposer

    Scott Loposer

    Vice President- Asset Management
    View Contact
    Scott Loposer
    972-410-6564
    Scott Loposer

    Scott Loposer

    Vice President- Asset Management

    Contact Team Member:

    Zach Bright

    Zach Bright

    Senior Property Manager
    View Contact
    Zach Bright
    972-410-6605
    Zach Bright

    Zach Bright

    Senior Property Manager

    Contact Team Member:

    Deana Incremona

    Deana Incremona

    Senior Property Manager
    View Contact
    Deana Incremona
    972-410-6598
    Deana Incremona

    Deana Incremona

    Senior Property Manager

    Contact Team Member:

    Casandra Stallings

    Casandra Stallings

    Property Manager
    View Contact
    Casandra Stallings
    972-410-6580
    Casandra Stallings

    Casandra Stallings

    Property Manager

    Contact Team Member:

    Catherine Barrows

    Catherine Barrows

    Property Manager
    View Contact
    Catherine Barrows
    972-410-6550
    Catherine Barrows

    Catherine Barrows

    Property Manager

    Contact Team Member:

    Brooke Ballard

    Brooke Ballard

    Assistant Property Manager
    View Contact
    Brooke Ballard
    972-899-2019
    Brooke Ballard

    Brooke Ballard

    Assistant Property Manager

    Contact Team Member:

    Alyssia Osborn

    Alyssia Osborn

    Assistant Property Manager
    View Contact
    Alyssia Osborn
    972-899-4050
    Alyssia Osborn

    Alyssia Osborn

    Assistant Property Manager

    Contact Team Member:

    Veton Ismajili

    Veton Ismajili

    Leasing Manager
    View Contact
    Veton Ismajili
    972-899-4050
    Veton Ismajili

    Veton Ismajili

    Leasing Manager

    Contact Team Member:

    Christi Wolfson

    Christi Wolfson

    Property Administrator
    View Contact
    Christi Wolfson
    972-410-6596
    Christi Wolfson

    Christi Wolfson

    Property Administrator

    Contact Team Member:

    Sal Navarrete

    Sal Navarrete

    Facilities Engineer
    View Contact
    Sal Navarrete
    972-410-6531
    Sal Navarrete

    Sal Navarrete

    Facilities Engineer

    Contact Team Member:

    Chase Clark

    Chase Clark

    Maintenance Supervisor
    View Contact
    Chase Clark
    972-899-4050
    Chase Clark

    Chase Clark

    Maintenance Supervisor

    Contact Team Member:

  • Home Owners Association

    Kristen Fritz

    Kristen Fritz

    Senior Associations Manager
    View Contact
    Kristen Fritz
    972-410-6614
    Kristen Fritz

    Kristen Fritz

    Senior Associations Manager

    Contact Team Member:

    Krissy Kelly

    Krissy Kelly

    Assistant Association Manager
    View Contact
    Krissy Kelly
    972-410-6527
    Krissy Kelly

    Krissy Kelly

    Assistant Association Manager

    Contact Team Member:

  • Executive Support

    Shelby Acosta

    Shelby Acosta

    Executive Assistant
    View Contact
    Shelby Acosta
    972-410-6550
    Shelby Acosta

    Shelby Acosta

    Executive Assistant

    Contact Team Member:

    Shaye Ferguson

    Shaye Ferguson

    Administrative Assistant
    View Contact
    Shaye Ferguson
    972-410-6526
    Shaye Ferguson

    Shaye Ferguson

    Administrative Assistant

    Contact Team Member: