How Frisco’s $10 Billion Fields Project is Raising the Game Four Years After its Launch

In addition to the newly announced Universal theme park, the 2,500-acre community will include thousands of homes, businesses, entertainment and retail. (Source: The Dallas Morning news) Four years after it was announced, Frisco’s $10 billion Fields community is entering a new phase in its evolution into one of the region’s hottest developments. The first residents […]

Frisco is Getting a Kids-Themed Universal Studios Park

New entertainment complex will bring millions of visitors and business to Collin County. (Source: Dallas News) FRISCO — Frisco’s latest development project will bring a huge cast of superheroes, television stars and motion picture greats to Collin County. Universal Parks & Resorts — the theme park arm of entertainment giant NBCUniversal — has bought a […]

Dallas’ Reunion Tower Is Getting a New Restaurant

Dining 560 feet in the air will once again be a possibility. (Source: D Magazine) For the first time since before the pandemic, Dallas’ Reunion Tower will reopen next spring with a new restaurant featuring steak, seafood, and plant-based food. The restaurant, called Crown Block, will replace Five Sixty by Wolfgang Puck, which operated atop […]

With a Foray Tough to Ignore, Here’s the Vision Behind Dallas’ OliveMill Holdings

OliveMill Holdings announced earlier this month that it had acquired 2801 North Central Expressway alongside Hunt Realty Investments and Angelo Gordon. (Source: Dallas Business Journal) Acquisitions, leasing, asset management and eventually development are all part of the ambitious plans at OliveMill Holdings, and its founders have the fervor to see the big plans through. The […]

Richards Group’s Uptown Dallas Tower is Sold

One of Uptown Dallas’ Most VIsible Office Towers Has Sold. (Source: The Dallas Morning News) The 18-story Richards Group high-rise overlooks North Central Expressway in the Cityplace development at Blackburn Street and was purchased by a partnership of local and New York investors. Built in 2015, the 250,000-square-foot office building was constructed to house the […]

Dallas Petroleum Club Will Move to Hunt Building in January 2023

After more than three decades in Chase Tower, the Dallas Petroleum Club has inked a 15-year lease to move into Hunt’s HQ, across from Klyde Warren Park. (Source: The Dallas Business Journal) In July, D CEO reported that a source had said that the Dallas Petroleum Club would be relocating and Hunt’s headquarters was a […]

JPMorgan Chase Makes Move to 1900 N. Akard Official

About 600 employees, along with the Chase branch on the ground floor of 2200 Ross Ave., will move to the tower that flanks Klyde Warren Park. (Source: The Dallas Business Journal) DALLAS — JPMorgan Chase officially announced plans Tuesday to move to the bottom five floors of 1900 N. Akard St. in a shift from […]

Huge Skyscraper Project North of Downtown Dallas Gets Thumbs-Up From City

Hunt Realty’s Northend project could include towers taller than 80 floors. (Source: The Dallas Morning News) Dallas’ city council has approved plans for one of the largest developments ever proposed in the downtown area. Hunt Realty’s 11-acre Field Street project has been in the works since last year and is planned to include office, residential […]

Hunt Realty Bets Big on New Victory Park Development

The company hopes to attract commercial tenants with huge towers and human-scale green space. (Source: D Magazine) In 1997, the fenced-in NorthEnd Dallas apartments didn’t occupy an important connection between Victory Park and Uptown. The 540-unit apartment complex went up on 11 acres here decades before this part of Dallas went vertical with dense development. […]

Director, Facilities management

Philip Jabour


Francie Harper


Tyler Kleinert

Vice President & General Counsel

Diane Hornquist

Diane Hornquist works with the general counsel to oversee legal activities associated with various land development and operating company initiatives. Hornquist began her legal career at the Dallas office of Jackson Walker LLP in the real estate section.

Senior Vice President

Todd Watson

Senior Vice President

Mike Wallace

Mike Wallace is responsible for all aspects of Hunt Realty Investments overseeing the firm’s direct-owned real estate portfolio, operating company investments and other real estate activities. He is responsible for sourcing and structuring all new investment activity, as well as Hunt Realty’s interaction and investment relationship with other Hunt-related entities.

Throughout his career, he has been involved in investments in single-assets, real estate portfolios, distressed loan portfolios and private and publicly-traded companies including equity, preferred equity, mezzanine and participating debt investments. His experience spans a broad array of product sectors including office, multi-family, hospitality, retail, senior living, student housing, industrial, residential and land.

Prior to joining Hunt Realty, Wallace was with The Hampstead Group, a Dallas-based real estate private equity fund which invested approximately $1 billion on behalf of institutional and private investors. While at The Hampstead Group, his responsibilities included new investment opportunities in real estate portfolios, publicly-traded companies and distressed loan portfolio acquisitions as well as management of the fund’s investments. He also previously worked for EFO Realty, a real estate opportunity fund where he sourced and structured joint-venture equity investments.

CEO | Hunt Investment Holdings, LLC

Christopher W. Kleinert

Chris Kleinert is CEO and president of Hunt Consolidated Investments, LLC, and Co-CEO of its holding company, Hunt Consolidated, Inc. He is president of Hunt Realty Investments and oversees the operations of both Hunt Investment Group and Hoodoo Land and Cattle Company, as well as the financial activities of the holding company. Other business interests of Hunt Consolidated, Inc. include oil and gas exploration and production, petroleum refining, electric power generation and transmission. Kleinert’s affiliation with Hunt Consolidated began in 1996. Kleinert received an MBA with a concentration in finance from Texas Christian University and a BBA in marketing from Southern Methodist University. Prior to joining Hunt, he was employed by Texas Commerce Bank (now JPMorgan Chase) and General Mills. Kleinert serves on the Investment Committee of the Board of Trustees of Southern Methodist University and SMU’s Tate Lecture Board of Directors. He also serves on the Neeley School of Business International Board of Visitors at Texas Christian University, the Board of Trustees of the Communities Foundation of Texas, the Board of Directors of Amegy Bank -Dallas, and the Dallas Regional Chamber’s Board of Directors. Kleinert chairs the Board of Directors of the newly created Men’s Advocacy Group for New Friends New Life. In 2009, Chris and his wife, Ashlee, founded Executives in Action (EIA), a nonprofit organization that leveraged the talent and expertise of executives in transition with local charitable organizations to enhance their productivity, efficiency and overall impact. In 2016, EIA merged 4 with New York-based Catchafire, Inc. to form Catchafire North Texas and expand the number of volunteers and nonprofits that can be matched nationally.


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