Dallas is known for its lower cost of living compared to other big cities, making it an attractive place to live. Home prices skyrocketed 22% in the past year, with a median sales figure of $452,000. Prices are expected to increase in the coming months. Nearly 36,000 homes were sold in the last 3 years, with an average time on the market of 37 days. Dallas has something for everyone, with luxurious neighborhoods like Preston Hollow, urban and thriving communities in Deep Ellum, and family-friendly places like Lake Highlands. Choosing the right fit for you will be easy with the help of one of these top-rated Realtors.
34. Laurie Steenis, Keller Williams
Laurie Steenis has a long history in the real estate industry, and she has worked in sales for even longer. She brings in high-end deals and sells significantly more than the typical realtor in the area. Because of her expertise, aptitude, and professionalism, Laurie is regarded as one of the top real estate agents in the area. She establishes a positive rapport with her clients and fosters an environment where they feel free to express themselves. Laurie is able to communicate with relocating partners and investors interested in the Dallas market because she speaks both English and Portuguese.
33. Russell Rhodes, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices
Russell Rhodes is committed, passionate, motivated, and diligent. His strong suits are his drive and the effort he puts into his work, in addition to his extensive knowledge of market studies and abilities in marketing and negotiation. Russell and his team have access to the top-notch marketing resources and cutting-edge technology of Berkshire Hathaway Home Services thanks to their partnership. They strive to provide unparalleled service and assistance to their clientele. Russell led the team to success, and in 2017 the Wall Street Journal ranked Dallas-Fort Worth Metropolitan as the #1 team under his leadership.
32. Tonya Peek, Coldwell Banker
Tonya Peek is an authority on residential real estate. She has spent the past 21 years assisting numerous families in the area with the purchase or sale of residential properties. She is a multi-million dollar top producer with expertise in luxury estates and moving assistance. Tonya makes a wonderful partner because she is amiable and simple to work with. Working with her entails working with her incredible team as a whole. You can easily access Tonya’s expertise in sales, negotiations, and marketing. The first step toward selling or purchasing your dream home is just one phone call away.
31. Christie Cannon, Keller Williams
Christie Cannon has 28 years of experience as a licensed real estate broker. She is a 5-star rated, Premier Agent on Zillow. Numerous reviews of Christie’s work speak to her expertise, skills, and effectiveness. Her personality and attitude toward her work also make it simple to collaborate with her, fostering the ideal environment on both sides. She has been highlighted in publications as one of the Top 1% of agents in the nation and a top producer. Christie puts a lot of effort into helping her clients, and it shows in their reviews. In her eyes, luxury is an experience, not a price.
30. Lisa Birdsong, Compass
Being client-focused is Lisa Birdsong’s main priority. She wants to help her customers by providing top-notch customer service. She is one of the top producers on the local market and is among the top 1% in the nation. Lisa has a wealth of experience in real estate development and management from her many years in the business. Her objective is to empower clients to make wise decisions on their own, not to win a transaction for them. Working with her is a pleasure because of her genuine concern for your future.
29. Marissa Bishop, Bishop Country Realty Group
A top-tier agent in Texas is Marissa Bishop. Her clients adore her for her upbeat demeanor and motivating enthusiasm. Marissa works very diligently, meticulously, and with great concentration. You can be sure that she won’t do anything to jeopardize the intended outcome or miss even the smallest detail when working with her. She has an impressive record of selling homes in just 14 days since 2014 and is in the top 5% of all agents in north Texas. Marissa is dependable and won’t let you down. Her strongest qualities are her enthusiasm for her work and the knowledge she brings to the table, which benefits her clients.
28. Laurie Wall, The Wall Team Realty Associates
Laurie Wall is an expert in the Tarrant County real estate market. The Wall Team, her group, is one of the top organizations in the region. Having contributed to the market for more than 43 years, Laurie is a fundamental part of the future of the current local industry. She has acquired expertise and knowledge that only four decades in the industry can provide, giving her clients a significant competitive advantage. Laurie has the ideal solution for whatever your need and lifestyle may be, whether you are buying, selling, or investing.
27. Jay Robbins, Robbins Real Estate Group LLC
Jay Robbins has been in the Dallas real estate market for 22 years. He has successfully handled transactions of various kinds and price ranges throughout his career. He is not only a real estate agent but also a mentor to many other agents. Because Jay has one of the most prosperous careers in the area, he enjoys a high level of client trust. He relies heavily on referrals and has built countless lifetime partnerships with devoted customers. His team is one of Dallas’ most prosperous, contributing significantly to the real estate industry. Jay has now helped countless families and individuals realize their real estate dreams.
26. Stacey Zimmerman, Ebby Halliday Companies - Ebby Halliday Realtors
Stacey Zimmerman, “The Builder’s Wife,” has 14 years of experience in the real estate business. She has worked with Fortune 500 companies and earned multi-million dollar deals with major corporations. Her negotiating skills are unbeatable, which is why Stacey was a runner-up for her company’s “Rookie of the Year” in 2009. She graduated from the University of Alaska Anchorage and earned additional degrees in apparel design and fashion due to her fashion obsession. Stacey is a notable member of different associations, such as the Texas Association of Realtors and the National Association of Realtors. In 2011, she was also mentioned as a top realtor in “D” magazine.
25. Roxann Taylor, Engel & Völkers Dallas Southlake
A native of Germany, Roxann Taylor is now the owner of Engel & Völkers Dallas and an internationally recognized real estate broker. Honesty, integrity, and an insistence on a higher standard of service are at the forefront of all of her deals. These practices have helped Roxann complete over 10,000 property transactions in her 40-year career. The media has also taken notice, with Roxann receiving a Production Award from The Wall Street Journal in 2014. Previously, she studied business management/accounting at the University of Maryland and nursing at San Jose State.
24. Christine McKenny, Allie Beth Allman & Associates
With over 25 years of experience, Christine McKenny is a top-producing luxury real estate agent who’s sold nearly half a billion dollars in properties in her career. She recently closed a single deal that was worth nearly $15 million. Christine is regularly ranked among the top 10 brokers in Park Cities and has been named one of America’s Best Agents by RealTrends. In 2021, she represented the seller in one of the 3 largest sales of over $10 million in the Greater Dallas area. Christine earned her master’s degree in public administration from Texas A&M University.
23. Tara Stark, Keller Williams Realty
Tara Stark has been a prominent Realtor for the Keller Williams family since 2004. Also the founder of the Tara Stark Real Estate Group, she specializes in luxury properties and land. Tara’s kudos include earning the titles of Certified Negotiation Specialist and Certified Luxury Marketing Specialist. In just the past 2 years, she has sold over 30 units, with a high sales mark of $7.2 million. Previously, Tara spent 35 years riding horses competitively in the NCHA. She prides herself on being an advocate of women’s empowerment and children’s welfare.
22. Angelo Puma, Keller Williams Realty
Angelo Puma is the team leader of Puma Properties at Keller Williams Realty and has been a dominant broker for over 15 years. Superb negotiation skills and unique methods for structuring deals have made Angelo one of the best, as proven by him being ranked among the Top 0.1% of over 1.4 million agents in the country. In just the past 2 years, he had a high sales price of more than $2 million. Angelo received his BBA in real estate and finance from the University of Texas at Arlington. He and his wife, Whitney, have a daughter named Willow.
21. Joan Eleazer, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's International Realty
A true power broker for 30 years, Joan Eleazer has earned the title of Executive Vice President at Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty. Her endless honors include becoming part of the Leaders Circle in 1999, the President’s Circle in 2004 and the Chairman’s Circle in 2013. She has also won multiple D Magazine D Best Awards and regularly ranks among the top 25 agents in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. Joan’s more than $1 billion in career sales has further increased her visibility. She is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin.
20. Kate Looney Walters, Compass
As a real estate broker for Compass, Kate Walters strives to make a personal connection with each client. Her previous experience in the advertising and marketing industry has enhanced her skills in negotiation, creative problem-solving, and targeted sales. The results are clear, with Kate being named one of the Top Ten Realtors in East Dallas, while consistently being ranked as a Top Producer by D Magazine. Of her many achievements, being selected to co-market the iconic 10-acre Mount Vernon Estate on White Rock Lake might be the most impressive. Kate graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a degree in communications.
19. Anastasia Riley, Coldwell Banker Realty
Anastasia Riley has made the most of her first 10 years in the real estate sector. In that relatively brief period, she’s elevated her business to become one of the top 0.5% brokers in the entire state of Texas. In addition, D Magazine has recognized Anastasia as a Top Producer in the area. As a relocation specialist in Frisco, she has sold more than 100 units in just the past 2 years. Anastasia studied science and psychology at Novosibirsk State University and went on to earn her MBA from Southern Methodist University.
18. Harrison Preston Polsky, Douglas Elliman Real Estate
Harrison Preston Polsky knows that success in the real estate market means tailoring his services to the specific needs of each client. His ideology has proven right, with Harrison having a career sales total of more than $500,000,000 in just over a decade. Currently affiliated with the Dallas office of Douglas Elliman, he has been a longtime resident of Highland Park. Harrison studied at Southern Methodist University, where he earned degrees in marketing, international business, and philosophy. He was previously employed in the marketing department of the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks.
17. Ashlee McGhee, Keller Williams Realty
Ashlee McGhee has been outperforming the competition in the local real estate market since 2007. Born and raised in Dallas, Ashley’s knowledge of the area is unrivaled, helping her find the very best properties for her clients’ needs. Part of the Keller Williams family, she is also a member of the Harmonious Realty Group. The numbers speak for themselves, with Ashley closing more than 130 units in just the past 2 years. She received a BBA degree from the University of Texas at Arlington and an MBA from Dallas Baptist University.
16. Erin Mathews, Allie Beth Allman & Associates
Erin Mathews has been thriving in the world of Dallas luxury real estate, having set multiple records during her 25-year career. In 2013 alone, her sales volume eclipsed $90 million, and she hasn’t slowed down one bit. Erin’s impressive feats have made her the #1 Realtor in Dallas for home sales over $2 million. She is also among the top 1% of highest-rated Realtors in the country. In addition, D Magazine nominated Erin as the most powerful broker in Dallas. Erin’s clients are clearly satisfied, with 90% of her deals coming from repeat business and referrals.
15. Tom Hughes, Tom Hughes Team
Born and raised in Dallas, Tom Hughes is respected for his sophisticated analysis and clear understanding of the local real estate market. Recognized by The Wall Street Journal as one of the Top 1% of agents in the country, Tom has also been ranked as a 5-year consistent Top Producer by D Magazine. Named a Senior Vice President in 2012, Tom and his team members aim to provide knowledge and perspective to every client to help them make educated investment choices. Tom’s analytical expertise, along with 16 years of experience in the Dallas market, will ensure that you’ll get 5-star exemplary customer service and a successful investment return.
14. Christy Berry, Compass
Christy Berry is so zoned in on the Dallas market that she’s described real estate as an “obsession,” and her clients are the beneficiaries of this drive. She’s been recognized as one of D Best Realtors since 2013 and regularly wins awards as a Top Producer. As part of the Compass team, Christy sold 20 units in the past 2 years, with a high sales price of $8 million. She earned an MBA from Oklahoma City University and a PhD from Texas Woman’s University. Always giving back to the community, Christy is a board member of the Crystal Charity Ball.
13. Scott Jackson, JacksonSells Team
Scott Jackson and his group have consistently been the market leaders in sales of urban residential real estate in the Greater Dallas area. Since 1973, the JacksonSells Team has had a reputation for providing the best knowledge and tools in helping clients make critical decisions when buying or selling a home. Noted as a D Best Realtor & Power winner for more than a decade, Scott’s unparalleled service in the industry will not only meet but exceed all of your expectations. Prior to becoming a broker, Scott received his bachelor’s degree in communications from the University of Arkansas.
12. Ralph Randall and Madeline Jobst, Jobst Randall Group
The award-winning Jobst Randall Group has built a reputation of unmatched knowledge, honest insights, and fierce intuition in the local real estate market. Ralph Randall and Madeline Jobst are long-time friends and business partners in one of Dallas’ most significant broker teams. Their deep understanding of the city’s historic homes comes from Madeline’s 35 years of experience in the area. Known as a Top Producing agent since 1983, Ralph specializes in Dallas’ high-end neighborhoods, holding records of the most expensive residential properties sold in the county. Both Madeline and Ralph are involved in several charitable societies, animal welfare fundraisers and humanitarian efforts.
11. Ginger Weeks, RE/MAX Proadvantage II
A Realtor for over 15 years and a managerial/marketing pro for more than 25, Ginger Weeks has a firm grasp of how to close a deal. Now serving the Greater Dallas area for Re/Max ProAdvantage, Ginger cites her vigorous negotiation skills as one of her strongest assets. Her areas of expertise include residential, commercial, farm/ranch, land & USDA. In just the past 2 years alone, Ginger helped sell an astonishing 182 units. Prior to working in real estate, she graduated from Texas A&M University with a degree in business administration and management.
10. John Zimmerman, The John Zimmerman Group
John Zimmerman is a 25-year real estate veteran and is ranked in the Top 0.5% of all agents in the country. He has also been named the #1 broker in Ft. Worth for five years straight, and the #2 Realtor in the state of Texas. An advocate of helping clients understand all options in their real estate endeavors, John’s passion for success and ability to build expert teams have earned him a formidable reputation among buyers, sellers, developers, and investors. John is an alumnus of the University of Arkansas where he studied finance and real estate. He currently resides in Ft. Worth with his family.
9. Nancy Johnson, Nancy Johnson Group
Nancy Johnson is one of the most successful and revered Realtors in Dallas and the entire state of Texas. With 16 years of experience, she has a long list of industry awards under her belt, including regularly being named one of D Magazine’s Top Producers. Nancy’s business is thriving, thanks in large part to her dedication to making clients her top priority. She leads the Nancy Johnson Group, providing quality advice and service to buyers and sellers. The team is consistently #1 in East Dallas with their unrivaled expertise and market knowledge. Nancy is actively involved with the American Cancer Society, the Wilkinson Center and Habitat for Humanity.
8. Burton Rhodes, The Rhodes Group
Burton Rhodes is a third-generation Park Cities resident, making him an authority on the local real estate market. Since 2005, he has been recognized as one of the Best Real Estate Agents in Dallas year after year by D Magazine. He runs The Rhodes Group at Compass with Dan Rhodes, a fifth-generation Dallasite, while contributing immensely to the team’s extensive market knowledge and project management. The Rhodes Group’s impeccable service is unmatched and they continue to cater to the demands of their growing clientele in Dallas and the surrounding areas.
7. Cindy O’Gorman, Ebby Halliday Companies - Ebby Halliday Realtors
Award-winning Realtor Cindy O’Gorman has been Ebby Halliday’s company-wide top producer for nearly 30 years. Her relentless pursuit of excellence has made her one of the most respected personalities in the industry. Under her leadership, The O’Gorman Group is presently ranked in the top 1% of brokers nationwide. Cindy’s natural negotiating skills and unrivaled market knowledge are her mark of greatness. She is committed to championing a quality real estate experience and stands by her promise saying, “All my clients will always receive superior service and advertising. I always promise to deliver top quality and remarkable results.”
6. Becky Frey, Becky Frey Real Estate Group
Becky Frey is a well-respected senior luxury real estate advisor whose passion and confidence has helped her rise to the top of her field. With over 30 years of experience, she leads the Becky Frey Real Estate Group, specializing in premier residential properties in Dallas’ high-end neighborhoods. Voted Best of D Realtors for several years running, Becky has also been named one of the Top 25 Women to Watch by the Dallas Business Journal. Her involvement in civic and community affairs includes being a board member of Kidney Texas and the Nexus Recovery Center.
5. Faisal Halum, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's International Realty
Faisal Halum started his real estate career from the ground up and now, with over 20 years of experience, he has become the #1 luxury broker in Texas. An award-winning technology pioneer, he specializes in architecturally significant homes. Now affiliated with Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty, Faisal has recorded the highest sales of residential houses and condos in Dallas County. These accomplishments helped him to be named one of Dallas’s Best Real Estate Agents from 2012-2020. He is also the founder of the Faisal Halum Group, which sold more than $170 million in properties in 2020 alone.
4. Dave Perry-Miller, The Perry-Miller Streiff Group
The Perry-Miller Streiff Group is the #1 Team in Dallas-Fort Worth, #2 Team in Texas and #27 Team in the U.S., according to RealTrends. This top-performing group is headed by 2 of the most-trusted Realtors in the country, Ryan Streiff and Dave Perry-Miller. The duo has a long track record of extraordinary results, both separately and as business partners, having closed deals totaling billions of dollars for thousands of clients. A powerful work ethic and extensive market knowledge set Ryan and Dave apart from competitors and make them one of the industry’s best.
3. Jonathan Rosen, Compass
Jonathan Rosen is the principal broker of The Rosen Group, one of the fastest-growing real estate firms in the nation. He drives his elite team to be the best in the business and to deliver the highest level of service to their clientele. A top-performing Realtor with over $1 billion worth of combined sales in his 15-year career, Jonathan has become one of the most sought-after luxury real estate agents in Dallas. Having been named one of America’s Best Realtors by The Wall Street Journal, he is all about nurturing relationships and hands-on service to clients, giving them no less than the VIP treatment they deserve.
2. Michelle Wood and Amy Detwiler, Detwiler + Wood Group
A real estate powerhouse, The Detwiler + Wood Group welcomed 2021 as the #1 team in Dallas County and the #1 Compass team in Texas. Under the leadership of 2 very influential women, Amy Detwiler and Michelle Wood, the team dominates the Dallas market year after year with over $350 million in sales in 2021 alone. Michelle has been named one of “America’s Best Real Estate Agents,” ranking in the top .05% of over 2 million Realtors in the U.S. With over 2 decades of experience, Amy has sealed her status as one of the top 1% of real estate agents in Dallas.
1. Ben Caballero, HomesUSA.com
With a career spanning an incredible 40+ years, Ben Caballero has become one of the most distinguished Realtors in the Greater Dallas area. Known as the founder and CEO of HomesUSA, Ben has gone on to be named a three-time Guinness World Record holder for “The most annual home sales transactions through MLS by an individual sell side real estate agent.” RealTrends has also ranked him #1 in U.S. home sales every year since 2013. Ben has closed in excess of 3,000 units in the past 2 years alone and his annual sales volume is regularly in the billions. He previously studied at the University of Oklahoma.