A 33-year commercial real estate veteran, David Hicks is President of David Hicks Company, a Dallas based commercial real estate services firm. Over the past 17 years, David has represented Dal Briar Corporation in the planning, entitlement, development and sales of mixed use sites in: Twin Creeks a 2500 acre planned development in Allen, Texas; Plano Gateway a 225 acre planned development in Richardson and Plano, Texas; and Turnpike Commons West a 110 acre Planned Development in Richardson Texas.
David also represents the Lehner family in the planning zoning and marketing of their land holdings in McKinney and Allen, Texas and the Hillary family in the zoning and sales of their Plano, Texas properties.
From 2002 to 2006, David was Senior Vice President - Capital Division of Hillwood Development Company, LLC. There he was responsible for design, marketing and leasing office buildings in Victory Park, a mixed-use development in downtown Dallas. He also originated the development of a 450-acre Hillwood Communities project at Twin Creeks in Allen, Texas and was responsible for the acquisition, planning, entitlement and marketing of the 1,374 acre Bar BC Ranch in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Hillwood Capital named David “Outstanding Performer” for 2004.
From 1991 to 2002 David was Executive Vice President at the Bradford - Vantage Companies. Focused on landlord representation in office leasing, Hicks represented clients such as Equitable, Prudential and Litton Industries. He earned the Top Producer designations at Bradford in 1998, 1999 and 2000. In 2000, The Dallas Business Journal named him the "Number One Office Leasing Agent in Dallas”.
In 2002 Hicks was President of the North Texas Commercial Association of Realtors (NTCAR) and is an active member of the Urban Land Institute and The Land Council as well as NTCAR. In 2014, David was selected as one of the Top Brokers in Investment Property Sales for 2013 by the Dallas Business Journal.
Prior to Bradford, David served with Bright Realty Corporation (1987-1991) and Merrill Lynch Commercial Real Estate (1984 - 1987). He and Mary Ellen Hicks have four daughters ranging in age from 23 to 28. David is an Eagle Scout. He is a Stephen Minister and an active member of Preston Hollow Presbyterian Church.