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Welcome to the Real Estate Financial Executives Association of Dallas/Fort Worth.


Please JOIN REFEA for its 2017 – 2018 Speaker Series 

November 9, 2017 Lunch Meeting, 11:30am to 1:00pm

“What’s New at City Hall?”

Dallas Country Club

T.C. Broadnax    T.C. Broadnax, Dallas City Manager

T.C. Broadnax began serving as Dallas City Manager on February 1, 2017. Previously, he served as City Manager of Tacoma, Washington since 2012. He also served as Assistant City Manager of the City of San Antonio and in Pompano Beach, Florida.  Broadnax has more than 24 years of local government management experience.

As Dallas City Manager, he presides over an annual budget of $3.1 billion. He is also responsible for 39 city departments and nearly 13,000 employees. He works towards transparency and accountability in every city he has served. His approach for a robust performance management system is a “one-stop shop” for customer service.

Broadnax earned his bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Communications at Washburn University, Topeka KS and a master’s degree in Public Administration from the University of North Texas.  He is married and has four children.  A native of Kansas, he is a sports enthusiast and enjoys a quick game of basketball in his spare time.

Networking: 11:30am to 12:00pm

Lunch/Speaker: 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Dallas Country Club

4155 Mockingbird Lane, Dallas, TX 75205

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Networking: 11:30am to 12:00pm

Lunch/Speaker: 11:45pm to 1:00pm


Payments can be submitted within the “Online Payments” section of our website.





Previous Meeting Speakers:

October ’17 – John M. Brookby, Assistant Vice President – DFW International Airport

September ’17 – Scott Krikorian, Sr. Managing Director – Trammell Crow Company

April ’17 – William H. Flaherty, President – Rosewood Property Company

March ’17 – Kourtny S. Garrett, President – Downtown Dallas, Inc.

February ’17 – Andrew S. Levy, Managing Director – HFF

January ’17 – Mark Masinter, Managing Member – Open Realty Advisors

November ’16 – Paul Rowsey IV, Vice President Development – RED Development

October ’16 – Property Tax in Texas – Panel

April ’16 – Dan Donahoe, Sr. VP and Director of Government Relations, Comerica Inc

March ’16 – Steve Brown, Real Estate Editor, Dallas Morning News

February ’16 – Tom Bakewell, President of Development & Co-Founder, Streetlights Residential

January ’16 – JJ Leonard, Managing Director, Stream Realty Partners

November ’15 – Harry Whalen, Director of Business Development, Frisco Economic Development Corporation

October ’15 – Colin Fitzgibbons, Vice President – KDC

March ’15 – M. Elizabeth Morris, CEO/Chief Economist – Insight Research Corporation  March 12, 2015 Presentation

February ’15 – Walt Mountford – Executive VP – KDC

January ’15 – Tim Hogan – CFO Trammell Crow Residential

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REFEA Membership Benefits

  • Nice business luncheons with current, relevant speakers.
  • Updates on real estate, city, financial and tax law plus economic data.
  • Outstanding social events.
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