Todd Franks

Chairman / Founding Partner

Todd’s career in commercial real estate brokerage began in 2000 by specializing in the representation of multi-family Sellers. Over the past 20+ years, Todd has facilitated the development, redevelopment, disposition, acquisition, and repositioning of hundreds of A, B, and C – Class multi-family and commercial assets (totaling more than $2,150,000,000), in the Dallas/Fort Worth market as well as secondary and tertiary markets across North Texas, New Mexico, Arkansas, and Oklahoma. When Todd left his previous firm in 2014, he was acknowledged as the all-time top producer. Shortly after, Todd opened the SVN | Investment Sales Group office in Dallas, TX and has been recognized as one of the top five advisors in the world (SVN 2015) while the office was recognized as the #1 office in the Southwest Region (SVN 2015, 2016 & 2017). After 5 successful years with SVN Todd moved the office affiliation to Greystone allowing the office to leverage their Capital Markets Platform and better serve our clients. Todd was recognized in D-Magazine as one of DFW’s Power Brokers in 2019 & 2020. His list of clients includes Trammel Crow Residential Development, Strategic Property Investment (SPI), Highland Capital, Tricon, Fort Worth Housing Solutions (FWHS), American Homes For Rent (AHFR), CW Capital, LNR Partners, C-III, Midland Loan Services, Orix Capital Markets, Imperial Bank, City National Bank, La Jolla Bank as well as numerous institutions, family offices, partnerships and individual owners, lenders, and special servicers.

Todd obtained his CCIM in 2012 and is currently on the Forbes Real Estate Council and is regularly interviewed and featured in local and national commercial real estate publications such as “The New York Times,” “Forbes,” “The Dallas Morning News,” “Dallas Business Journal,” “Globe Street”, “Bisnow” and many others. He has also served as an expert witness in trials that require multi-family and financing expertise. In 2011, Todd became the youngest founder in the acquisition of “Texas Republic Bank” which has matured from $22,000,000 to now over $450,000,000 in assets. Todd also an owner and general partner of several multifamily communities, assisted living and SFR’s under his holding company TJF Investments.

Related volunteer work includes serving on the Board of Directors for Greystone’s National Investment Sales Partners, Former Chairman of the Board for the Vickery Meadows Economic Development Committee, former Board of Directors for the Vickery Meadows Public Improvement District, and former Board member of the Multi-family Property Standards Committee.

Todd is also a regular blood donor, proud Father of two, and Husband. In his downtime Todd trains and competes in Triathlons and is a volunteer soccer coach.