Senior Client Services Specialist
Mary King is a Senior Client Services Specialist in the office and industrial divisions of Colliers Dallas-Fort Worth. Her teams consist of Senior Vice President Billy Vahrenkamp, Executive Vice President Tom Pearson, Executive Vice President Chris Teesdale, and Senior Associate Brad Balke. Her role consists of overall transaction coordination from initial market research to close out packages. Mary’s experience involves both commercial and residential real estate. She has worked on everything from processing residential mortgages to residential and commercial REO closings, and she has supported commercial brokerage teams specializing in office tenant representation and institutional investment sales.
Twenty-one years of experience in commercial real estate
Memberships & Involvements
Texas Real Estate Salesperson license
Executive Vice President
Billy specializes in consulting and representing corporate clients in all aspects of managing their real estate. He is responsible for managing client relationships, developing new business, and executing on transactions for his team.
He has a special talent for client consultation to assess needs and determine appropriate resources to act on those needs. He has worked on various assignments including: site selection, portfolio transaction management, one-off tenant representation projects, build-to-suits, and investment sales.
He began his career in commercial real estate in 2001 as a business development manager at Mohr Partners Inc. In 2003, he became a senior associate at Cawley International. A year later, he joined the corporate services advisory team as a senior associate at the Trammell Crow Company. In 2006, Trammell Crow Company merged with CBRE and he continued his tenure there as a senior associate. Prior to joining Colliers International in June 2011, he was an associate vice president at Grubb & Ellis Company.
Brad focuses on the Dallas-Fort Worth industrial market for Colliers International and works primarily with Tom Pearson, SIOR and Chris Teesdale, SIOR, in representing tenants in lease negotiations, renewals or expansions.
He represents corporate logistics and transportation clients in their real estate decisions and specializes in the evaluation of the overall corporate business goals. Brad also assists in targeting specific prospects for team representation, showing buildings to clients, conducting property research, business development and assisting with transaction negotiations. Over the years, Brad has gathered expertise on numerous projects: portfolio analysis, national portfolio transaction management, incentive management, sale-leaseback, build-to-suits, site selection, employee studies, acquisition and dispositions, office and industrial.
Brad also serves as a nominator on the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award committee. His role is to nominate logistics/transportation/manufacturing companies for this prestigious award.
Prior to joining Colliers, Brad served as Market Research Analyst for Swearingen Realty Group, LLC, where he developed market expertise in space availability reporting, market conditions research, and procurement of relevant lease comparable. He managed responsibility for 182,269 total square feet in 19 different states. Before entering real estate, he worked as an Account Executive for Moroch Partners.
Executive Vice President
Chris G. Teesdale is an executive vice president and active member for Colliers Logistics and Transportation Solution Group. He is a member of the Supply Chain Real Estate Advisors Team with Tom Pearson, SIOR and Brad Balke in the Dallas-Fort Worth office of Colliers International. He is one of North Texas’s most accomplished industrial real estate specialists with more than 40 years’ experience in every area of industrial real estate.
Chris specializes in the representation of users for industrial properties, including lease and sale negotiations, strategic planning, finance, development, logistics and multi-modal services. His extensive experience enables him to forecast and anticipate industry trends for his clients.
Chris became a certified coach in 2014 and has coached young professionals in Colliers’ Acceleration Program for several years.
Chris moved his practice to Colliers in July 2005.
Executive Vice President
Tom is an executive vice president and active member of Colliers’ Logistics and Transportation Solutions Group and a member of the Supply Chain Real Estate Advisors Team with Chris Teesdale, SIOR and Brad Balke in the Dallas-Fort Worth office of Colliers International. His 40-year industrial real estate career spans every facet of industrial real estate.
Tom played a key role in handling the national relocation of the distribution center for a Fortune 100 company in addition to selling and leasing significant properties in multiple markets for some of the largest corporations in the United States.
Prior to joining Colliers in 2006, Tom worked at Cushman & Wakefield as a senior director, member of the Capital Markets Group and the Industrial Group.