DALLAS, TX - PM Realty Group (PMRG), a national, full-service commercial real estate firm, today announced that Ben Appleby has been promoted to Senior Vice President of Leasing for the firm's Dallas office. In this role, Mr. Appleby will continue to be responsible for leasing PMRG's existing office product as well as growing the leasing portfolio in the Dallas/Fort Worth market.
Prior to joining PMRG in 2010, Mr. Appleby led Duke Realty Corporation's office leasing and development efforts where he was involved in over 1.75 million square feet of transactions from 2003 to 2009. His recent accomplishments include negotiating 240,000 square feet for T-Mobile's regional headquarters, 182,700 square feet for American Home Mortgage Servicing corporate headquarters and 100,000 square feet for MedAssets corporate headquarters.
Black's Guide named Mr. Appleby in its 2010 Top 35 Under 35 list, recognizing him as the top producing office real estate broker with 347,743 square feet of space leased in the Dallas/Fort Worth market. In 2009, he was awarded the NTCAR Young Citizen Award, designed to recognize an outstanding young professional who has worked through participation, volunteerism and charity to contribute to the betterment of the commercial real estate community and society as a whole. Additionally, he has been recognized by the Dallas Business Journal as a "Heavy Hitter" and by Black's Guide on its "35 Under 35" list multiple times in his career.
"Ben has an excellent track record within the Dallas commercial real estate industry and has proven himself over the last year and a half. His tenacious demeanor continues to help PMRG capitalize on marketplace opportunities and ultimately enhance our ability to provide best-in-class service to our clients," said Wade Bowlin, Executive Vice President and Managing Director of PMRG's Central Division.
Mr. Appleby holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Oklahoma and is a member of the North Texas Commercial Association of Realtors (NTCAR), , the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP), The Real Estate Council (TREC), 2010 Associate Leadership Class, The Touchdown Club and has served as Chairman of the NTCAR Young Professional Forum and held a NTCAR Board of Director position.