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.
- NTCAR Stemmons Service Award, the highest honor bestowed in Dallas-Fort Worth to a commercial broker, 1993
- Colliers Dallas Top Producer recognition, 2011, 2013-2015, 2017-2021
- 2021 Colliers Everest Club Top 10% Producer for Colliers North America
- D CEO Magazine’s Power Broker, 2007-2021 and one of 23 D CEO Magazine’s Best Brokers, 2007
- Finalist for D CEO’s Best Industrial Project Award 2017
- Won “Best Land Sale” by D CEO Magazine, 2013
- Recipient of the Dallas Business Journal Heavy Hitter award numerous times, including, most recently 2010, 2011, 2018
- Dallas Business Journal’s Land Deal of the Year Award for the sale of a 2,656-acre land site, 2002
- Member of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR) since 1986; served as president for 2000 and 2001
- Guest lecturer at Louisiana Tech College of Business
- Sold over 4,000 acres from 2009-2021
Tom received his Bachelor of Science in Business from Louisiana Tech University and his Master of Business Administration from Louisiana State University.
Memberships & Involvements
National Association of Realtors (NAR)
Texas Association of Realtors (TAR)
North Texas Commercial Association of Realtors and Real Estate (NTCAR)
Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR)
First United Bank
Prime Rail Interests
The Allen Group
“The Colliers Supply Chain Real Estate Advisors have represented First United Bank in large and medium scale industrial land sites in South Dallas for several years. Throughout their representation, the Advisors have provided excellent localized market insight, first rate exposure, and transaction consulting expertise; which have proved invaluable in understanding that local market and in putting together and managing transactions intelligently. We are pleased with the Colliers Team and strongly recommend them.”
Senior Vice President-Director of Special Assets
First United Bank and Trust
“Tom Pearson and Chris Teesdale possess a unique blend of expertise in industrial real estate and logistics. Based on their expertise, they develop and deliver customized solutions tailored to their customer’s supply chain strategies. They have amassed a tremendous record of success due to their extensive knowledge of the market and the many close relationships they have built with their clients, land-owners, developers, offices of economic development and other real estate firms. Tom and Chris will continue to lead the market because no one works harder to understand how the real estate decision fit in the overall supply chain strategy and to deliver a solution which will enable their customer to succeed now and in the future. I recommend them without hesitation and offer my strongest endorsement of Tom and Chris.”
-Terrance L. Pohlen, PhD, CTL, LT Col, USAF (Ret)
Associate Professor of Logistics
The University of North Texas
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.
Associate Vice President
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.
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.