Our management team combines extraordinary experience, knowledge and passion to do the best for our agents and our clients. We believe in supporting and developing our sales team so that it has all the resources and tools it needs to delight its clients. We believe in investing in cutting-edge and robust marketing in print, digital and social media so that our agents and clients benefit from the power we have developed. We believe in supporting the communities where we operate through sponsorships of multiple non-profit organizations and events. We expect the best from ourselves to deliver the best.
President and CEO
Briggs Freeman Sotheby's International Realty
Robbie Briggs translated a master's degree in architecture from Tulane University into the natural venue of real estate. His understanding of design, structure and spatial potential combined with integrity and business acumen has served him well in sales since 1980. Now President and CEO of Briggs Freeman Sotheby's International Realty, he is the second generation to give the Briggs name to one of the leading brokerage firms in North Texas
Robbie, his wife, Nancy, and their two youngest of their five children lived in Beijing, China, from 2005-2008, which offered opportunities for growth both personally and professionally. He continued as a “chief executive overseas” whose dedication to North Texas remained uninterrupted through his continued service to his firm and various educational and non-profit boards.
Briggs is well known as an industry leader in adopting new techniques and technologies, whether creating unique marketing strategies or utilizing social and digital platforms. The company’s website has won several awards by REAL Trends, Inc., and 1000WATT Consulting after the two firms studied the websites of the top 500 brokerage firms in the country. Its high ranking is uncontested today.
Briggs has served as chairman of the Presbyterian Hospital Foundation; the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation; and the Cambridge School of Dallas. He is currently on or has served on the boards of the Dallas Regional Chamber; YTexas; BBVA Compass Bank; The Hockaday School, The Dallas Opera, the Men of Nehemiah and on the Tartan board for the Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children.
Ellen Sterner Sedeño
Chief Marketing Officer
Ellen has had a wide-ranging career in Communications and Marketing. She has translated that wealth of experience into true innovation and power for the marketing strategy of Briggs Freeman Sotheby´s International Realty. The firm is known for its impactful, visually elegant and beautiful advertising. Ellen has placed the firm at the forefront of the latest in print, digital and social media.
A graduate of Kansas State University, she had her own firm, Sterner Sedeño Communications, and did work for Wake Forest University, the Meadows Museum and the city of Fort Worth's Economic Development office. She also was Executive Director of Marketing and Communications at Southern Methodist University.