August 8 – Paul Whitman, JLL and Chris Brown RJ Byrd

On the August 8th edition of PlayMakers Talk Show, our guests were:

 Paul Whitman – President, JLL (DFW/KC)

Chris Brown – Managing Partner, RJ Byrd Search Group

Right click to download | Subscribe to the PlayMakers Podcast

Paul Whitman, President, JLL (DFW/KC)

WhitmanPaulPaul Whitman is the President of the Dallas, Fort Worth and Kansas City offices of Jones Lang LaSalle. Paul is responsible for the oversight of 400+ employees who handle tenant representation, industrial, project development services, property management, agency leasing, data center, markets corporate solutions and business economics incentives.

JLL is a professional services and investment management firm offering specialized real estate services to companies seeking increased value by owning, occupying and investing in real estate. With annual revenue of $4 billion, JLL has more than 200 corporate offices and operates in 75 countries worldwide.

Paul has over 40 years of experience in the Dallas / Fort Worth market acquiring extensive experience with over 10,000,000 square feet of completed lease, purchase/sale and build-to-suit transactions.

Phone: (214) 438-6100


Chris Brown, Managing Partner, RJ Byrd Search Group

C.BrownChris Brown is the Managing Partner of RJ Byrd. In 1996 a large international staffing firm hired him. From there, Chris partnered with his former Regional Manager to start a new endeavor, where he managed the branches in Dallas and Fort Worth.

In 2003, Chris joined a local firm as a non-equity partner, started and built a multi-million dollar Technology Practice prior to the company’s acquisition. In 2007, Chris co-founded The RJ Byrd Search Group.

RJ Byrd specializes in the areas of career placement and contract services. Their Search Consultants have consistently exceeded clients’ expectations. Their Best Business Practices ensure peak performance by matching needs with highly qualified talent.

Dallas Phone: (214) 343-1700

Fort Worth Phone (817) 753-6450

RJB Search Group-Logo2014-04-07 02.32.04Chris Brown, Host Steve A Klein, Paul Whitman