Briggs Freeman Real Estate Brokerage


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Briggs Freeman - Extraordinary Homes, Extraordinary Lives

A Legacy of Excellence -Celebrating its rich legacy as the area's leading boutique firm for premier properties, Briggs Freeman is proud of its success. When Briggs Realtors and Charles Freeman Realtors merged with a common vision in 1993, they brought together over 73 years of experience. Melding traditions of integrity, expertise and a commitment to the client, the firm has grown into a legend in the community and the entire real estate industry.

"The dynamic growth that we have enjoyed can be attributed to a remarkable record of relationship-building and client service among our outstanding team of professionals," says partner Robbie Briggs. "We are honored to have them representing us in the marketplace." Briggs-Freeman Real Estate Brokerage is the combination of two of the oldest and most respected real estate companies in the area. The venerable firm specializes in the sale of fine homes in Highland Park, University Park, Uptown, Turtle Creek, Bluffview, Preston Hollow, Lakewood, North Dallas and other notable neighborhoods, as well as selected farm and ranch properties around the region.

Our team of professionals is client-focused and steeped in a tradition of outstanding service.

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Briggs-Freeman associates live and work in the communities that they serve, giving them valuable insight into this highly specialized market niche. Briggs-Freeman is proud to be the area’s exclusive affiliate for Christie's Great Estates, and our exceptional properties have the advantage of targeted media exposure around the world.


As a place to call home, it redefines modern elegance. As a place to conduct business, it redefines state-of-the-art. One Arts Plaza is a $125 million multiuse structure, the first of three buildings on over 10 acres at the eastern edge of the Dallas Arts District. Future plans for Two Arts and Three Arts include outdoor parks with wi-fi, fountains and cafes. Arts Plaza provides an urban oasis to enhance the lives of everyone that lives, works and visits the Arts District. One Arts Plaza's prominent location at the eastern end of Flora Street makes it the focal point of the entire Arts District. The Plaza, adorned with a fountain, is coming alive with retail, restaurants, live music and outdoor entertainment making it a true destination.




Robbie Briggs translated an architecture degree 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 CEO of Briggs Freeman, he is the second generation to give the Briggs name to the leading brokerage firm in Dallas for quality residential property.

Robbie, his wife Nancy and their two youngest daughters have recently returned from Beijing, China, where they lived for two years. 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 and on the Tartan board for the Scottish Rite Hospital.

He served as HPISD Dad's Club President and on fundraising committees for his alma mater, St. Mark’s School of Texas. He is active at Park Cities Presbyterian Church, having taught several age groups Sunday school and as well as being involved with the ministry to the men of the congregation.

Briggs Freeman Real Estate Brokerage’s Web site was ranked #3 in the nation by REAL Trends and 1000WATT Consulting after the two firms studied the Web sites of the top 500 brokerage firms in the country. Currently, Briggs Freeman has over 100 agents. Call Robbie on our local Dallas number 214.350.0400 or toll-free at 1.800.530.4663.

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Lucy Billingsley has spent her career in real estate, leasing, managing and developing a wide variety of residential, commercial and industrial properties. She led the Dallas Market Center through three expansions to 7,000,000 square feet and expanded Crow Design Centers in Houston and Boston to a total of 1,500,000 square feet.

Lucy and Henry Billingsley started Billingsley Company in 1978 to manage their growing industrial portfolio. In 1996 Lucy launched the office development, multi-family and single-family divisions of Billingsley Company. In addition to One Arts Plaza, the company is now developing Austin Ranch, Cypress Waters and the award-winning International Business Park. Billingsley Company was recognized in 2002 and 2004 for design excellence in both their office and multi-family developments.

Lucy is a graduate of The University of Texas at Austin, with a BBA in Finance.