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Finalists Announced: D CEO’s 2024 Commercial Real Estate Awards

A total of 103 transactions, companies, and leaders—including Pioneer Award winner Jack Matthews—stood out.
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It’s an industry that just doesn’t quit. Once again, D CEO received an overwhelming number of nominations in this year’s Commercial Real Estate Awards program. After three long judging sessions, editors have selected 103 projects, transactions, and dealmakers for recognition.

Jack Matthews

This year, the program’s top individual honor, the Pioneer Award, will go to Jack Matthews of Matthews Southwest. The developer and investor cracked open the southern Dallas market with projects like South Side on Lamar, Gilley’s Dallas, and the Omni Dallas Hotel. Other local projects include The Tribute, a lakeside residential community in The Colony, and restorations of historic properties like Dallas High School. Matthews recently was selected to oversee Dallas new and expanded 2.5 million-square-foot Convention Center.

D CEO editors created a special honor this year, the Industry Impact Award, to recognize the late Cushman & Wakefield broker Michael Wyatt, who died last September. Wyatt was passionate about promoting urban Dallas and led or supported endeavors such as Urban Armadillos, which created the Pegasus Urban Trail mobile app, Klyde Warren Park, and various cancer- and education-related initiatives.

This is the 13th year for D CEO’s Commercial Real Estate Awards, which launched in 2013. Various sectors and specialties are honored via categories that range from Best New Mixed-Use Project and Best Industrial Lease to Commercial Real Estate Executive of the Year. Finalists represent many of the region’s largest transactions and developments, but smaller deals that are game-changers in their industries or neighborhoods are also recognized.

Finalists will be featured in a special editorial package in the April issue of D CEO; winners will be revealed at an invitation-only event in March.

All 103 finalists in the 2024 program are listed below, in alphabetical order.


Pioneer Award 

Jack Matthews, Matthews Southwest 

Commercial Real Estate Executive of the Year 

Ran Holman, Newmark 

Chad Lavender, Newmark 

Steven Levin, Centennial Real Estate Management

Terry Montesi, Trademark Property Co.

Tony Ramji, Victory Real Estate Group

Mimi Tran, KA Commercial Group 

Commercial Real Estate Broker of the Year 

Ryan Hoopes, Cushman & Wakefield 

Seth Koschak, Stream Realty Partners 

Andy Leatherman, JLL 

Karla Smith, SRS Real Estate Partners 

Chris Teesdale, Colliers 

Steve Trese, CBRE 

Emerging Commercial Real Estate Professional of the Year

Tom Dosch, Dosch Marshall Real Estate 

Garrison Efird, Newmark 

Geoff Ficke, Colliers 

Allison Johnston Frizzo, Hart Commercial 

Ali Greenwood, Cushman & Wakefield 

Summitt Hogue, Growe 

Bryce Jackson, Thirty-Four Commercial 

Daniel Poku, SRS Real Estate Partners 

Charles Rombold, MW Builders 

Andrew Shaw, Edge Realty Partners 

Community Service Award

Chuck Dannis, National Valuation Consultants 

Mike Geisler, Venture Commercial 

Karyn Martin, Interprise/Southwest Interior & Space Design 

Frank Mihalopoulos, Corinth Properties 

Industry Impact Award 

Michael Wyatt, Cushman & Wakefield [posthumous]

Developer of the Year 

Crescent Real Estate, led by Joseph Pitchford 

Granite Properties, led by Will Hendrickson 

Harwood International, led by Gabriel Barbier-Mueller 

M2G Ventures, led by Jessica Miller Essl and Susan Gruppi Miller

Mintwood Real Estate, led by Katy Slade and Nick Venghaus

Trammell Crow, led by Scott Krikorian

Excellence in Architecture and Design 

Corgan, led by Scott Ruch 

Gensler, led by Deeg Snyder and Steven Upchurch

HKS, led by Dan Noble 

Merriman Anderson Architects, led by Milton Anderson 

Excellence in Construction and Engineering 

Andres Construction, led by Warren Andres 

Beck Group, led by Fred Perpall 

Pacific Builders, led by Steve French 


1632 MLK Boulevard

6275 West Plano Pkwy.

American Airlines’ Skyview 6

Anna Ranch 

Bank of America at Parkside 



Cosm at Grandscape 

Crescent Fort Worth 

Crown Block 

Dallas County Records Building

Depot on Main 




Fifield Residential Turtle Creek 



Granite Park 6 

Green Meadows 

Harwood No. 14 

Harwood Park 

Harwood Hospitality Group

Hayes Co. 

HF Sinclair 

ISN Software Corp. 

JBB Advanced Technologies

JW Marriott Arts District

The Kessler School

The Knox Hotel

Knox Street Development

Lincoln Property Co. 

Live Oak Logistics 

The Loop Dallas 


Meriton/Texas Air 

Mesquite Airport Logistics Center 

Miyako Hybrid Hotel Plano 

The Monarch at HALL Park 

NOVEL Turtle Creek

The Offices at Southstone Yards 


The Place at Honey Springs 

Popstroke at Grandscape

Presidium Cotton Mill 

Preston Harbor 

Qorvo Semiconductor

The Quad 

The Quinn 

The Sinclair 

South Dallas Cloud Kitchen 

Southport Logistics Center 


Stemmons Towers 

Sylvania Industrial Park 

Target at Wynnewood Village 

Texas Osprey Portfolio 

Thirteen Thirty-Three and River Edge 

Tradepoint 45 West 

The Vickery 

Victory At Forney 

Wells Fargo


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