Management Team

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.

Robbie Briggs
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 Dallas for quality residential property.

Robbie, his wife, Nancy, and their two youngest daughters lived in Beijing, China, from 2005-2008. China offered opportunities for growth for the entire Briggs family, both personally and professionally. He continued as a chief executive overseas, if you will, whose dedication to Dallas remained uninterrupted through his continued service to his firm as well as to various educational and non-profit boards.

He is a strong believer in supporting the community and has become well known in the public and private sectors. Over the years he has been chairman of the Presbyterian Hospital Foundation, the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, and The Cambridge School of Dallas Board. He also has served on the boards of the Hockaday School, the Park Cities YMCA, the Chemical Awareness Council, the Dallas Opera, the Men of Nehemiah and on the Tartan board for the Scottish Rite Hospital.Briggs served as HPISD Dad's Club president and on fundraising committees for his alma mater, St. Mark's School of Texas. Robbie currently serves on the boards of the Dallas Regional Chamber, YTexas and BBVA Compass Bank, and he is active Park Cities Presbyterian Church and Reunion Church, a multinational non-denominational ministry located in downtown Dallas that is committed to urban outreach toward the minimalized and homeless community in the city.

Robbie currently serves on the boards of BBVA Compass, The Dallas Opera and YTexas, and he is active in Park Cities Presbyterian Church and Reunion Church, a multinational non-denominational ministry located in downtown Dallas that is committed to urban outreach toward the minimalized and homeless community in the city.

Briggs Freeman'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. Currently, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's International Realty has over 250 agents serving the Metroplex.

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.