Phil Puckett is Vice Chairman in the Dallas office of CBRE, where he and his team specialize in office tenant representation in Downtown and Uptown. Mr. Puckett has over 30+ years of individual experience and he has now completed over 6 million SF of tenant representation transactions in Downtown and Uptown of which over 1.8 million square feet has been in representing law firms. There is no other office broker that has represented as many law firms in Downtown and Uptown.
Phil has become well known as the office specialist in Downtown and Uptown Dallas. Phil was selected by D CEO Magazine as one of the Top 500 Most Influential Business People in Dallas and was recently selected as “D CEO 2017 Broker of the Year”. In addition, Phil was also awarded the “2017 Office Broker of the Year” by NAIOP and recently was awarded 2018 Best Deal of the Year by NAIOP for AT&T’s Headquarters.
Mr. Puckett has represented some of the largest office transactions in Downtown and Uptown including Bank of America for 566,000 SF, Comerica World HQ for 220,000 SF, Tenet Healthcare World HQ for 213,000 SF, Ernst & Young for 112,000 SF, PriceWaterhouse for 193,000 SF, Jackson Walker for 104,000 SF, Baker Botts for 104,000 SF, Vinson & Elkins for 80,000 SF, Thompson & Knight for 153,000 SF, Akin Gump for 74,000 SF and many others. Phil recently represented the Dallas Morning News for their new 90,000 SF headquarters and AT&T’s World HQ for 971,000 SF.
Throughout his career Mr. Puckett has been recognized as a leader in Downtown and Uptown Dallas by both his peers and numerous industry organizations. The Dallas Business Journal has selected him as a four (4) time winner of the #1 Heavy Hitter in office brokerage and was again selected as the 2016 Office Broker of the Year and was just awarded the 2017 largest urban office lease award for his representation of PwC. Mr. Puckett has also been awarded (3 times in his career) the Dallas Office Broker of the Year by NAIOP. In addition, Mr. Puckett was selected to serve on CBRE’s International Law Firm Practice Group Executive Committee given his law firm experience.
Prior to the merger in 2006 of CBRE and Trammell Crow Company, Mr. Puckett joined Trammell Crow in 1997 to assist in what became one of the most powerful office brokerage firms in Downtown and Uptown.
Mr. Puckett also serves on the Klyde Warren Park PID Board of Directors and has been instrumental in presenting the economic impact of the Klyde Warren Park to other organizations such as the Urban Land Institute (ULI). Phil was on the presentation committee selected by Jody Grant (CEO of Klyde Warren Park) and Rob Walters (Gibson Dunn) that won the ULI’s national award known as the Open Spaces Award for the Klyde Warren Park. Mr. Puckett also serves on the board of Downtown Dallas Inc. along with Uptown Dallas Inc. Phil will also be chairing the Cristo Rey sporting clay shoot in 2019.