Senior Vice President
Leigh specializes in the leasing and brokerage of retail, office, industrial, self-storage properties and land for development, representing both buyers and sellers. Her background includes project leasing, property management and asset management, as well as ownership of commercial properties. A leader in the industry, Leigh is known for high energy and enthusiasm, creative problem solving and for results-oriented marketing skills.
Leigh’s extensive background includes the leasing, sale and/or management of projects such as these properties:
Potter Square- 32,000 SF Knox-Henderson area – Specialty retail & restaurants.
Ongoing leasing/asset management assignment since 1995.
McKinney Avenue – 14,000 SF Retail property
Adele Hunt Furniture Building – Snider Plaza – 21,000 SF
Snider Plaza – 10,300 SF – Retail & Office building
610 Uptown Blvd, Cedar Hill, TX – 76,905 SF – Retail & Office building
Westgrove Air Plaza, Addison, TX – 80,000 SF – Office & Hangars
Disposition of 13 Office/Flex assets for Maxim Integrated Products – 9 have been sold since October 2012.
Other projects have included the Forum 303 Regional Mall in Arlington, Plaza of the Americas (a mixed-use CBD project – 750,000 sf office, 150,000 sf retail, ice rink, hotel & 1,000 car garage), Olla Podrida Marketplace (67,000 sf specialty/artist mall) and neighborhood centers in Dallas, Addison, Plano, Flower Mound, Lewisville, Hurst/Bedford, Arlington and Waco, Texas.
A native of Dallas, Ms. Richter is a 1974 graduate of Southern Methodist University with a Bachelor of Arts degree.
She has held the designation of Certified Property Manager (CPM®) since 1985 and is a member of the Dallas Chapter of the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM).
A member of CREW Dallas since 1986 and CREW National Network, Leigh served as the 2008 President for the Dallas chapter. In 2009 she served as the Chair of the CREW In the Community Board and the Strategic Advisor in 2010. In 2009, she was Chair of the Governance & Membership Committee for CREW National Network.
In 2012, CREW in the Community awarded Leigh the first ever Community Service Award.
Dallas Women’s Foundation elected Leigh as a Trustee for 2009 and 2010, following her service term in 2008 as the CREW Dallas Board Representative. She accepted a second term and will continue to serve through 2013. She is a member of the newly formed Advocacy Committee.
Ms. Richter has completed a 6-year term on the Board of Directors of Our Friends Place, a non-profit organization that provides a safe, home environment for girls and young women. She continues to serve on the Property Committee, which is responsible for their facilities and is a member of the Advisory Council.
In 2011, Bank of America recognized Ms. Richter with one of their Local Hero Awards for Dallas, as part of their national Neighborhood Excellence Program.
In 2011, Leigh was recruited to join the Cox Advisory Board for the SMU Cox Business School. She continues to serve as an advisor to MBA students, as well as Undergraduate Business students.
Other industry affiliations include North Texas Commercial Association of Realtors (NTCAR), Preservation Dallas and International Council of Shopping Centers (ISCS).
Community involvement includes Preservation Dallas, the Historical Society of Dallas, Urban Armadillos and the Dallas Museum of Art.