Team

Team

Our executive team possesses seasoned institutional experience and hails from the diverse backgrounds of commercial real estate, asset management, property management, acquisitions, development, construction management and finance.

JUDSON PANKEY

Chief Executive Officer

Contact Info

Office: 214.292.3750

Email: jpankey@prescottgroup.com

JUDSON PANKEY

Chief Executive Officer

Judson "Jud" Pankey founded Prescott Group in 1996. As the chief executive officer he is responsible for directing operating strategy, client and investor relations and capital markets initiatives. Prior to Prescott, Pankey was executive vice president at SCI-Roev Realty Group and responsible for the asset management of a $120 million investment portfolio comprising of 1.8 million square feet plus several undeveloped sites in Dallas, Fort Worth and Houston.

He also has been involved in the creation or served on the board of special projects including the Transit Oriented Development (TOD) Tax Increment Finance (TIF) District, Central Dallas Association (CDA), City Center TIF District, Downtown Dallas Improvement District (DID), Downtown Fort Worth, Inc. (DFWI), Vickery Meadow Improvement District (VMID), West End Association, Uptown Public Improvement District (PID), the Urban Land Institute (ULI), Dallas Assembly, The Real Estate Council and Thanks-Giving Square. Pankey earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from Vanderbilt University and attended London Business School/Center for Management Development and is a recipient of a Corning World Trade Council Fellowship.

VANCE DETWILER

President

Contact Info

Office: 214.292.3751

Email: vdetwiler@prescottgroup.com

VANCE DETWILER

President

Vance Detwiler joined Prescott Group in 1997 and is a principal of the firm. He is responsible for day-to-day management of the firm, acquisition and disposition processes as well as the firm's leasing activity. Detwiler's skilled management has yielded successful negotiations of more than 5 million square feet of lease space and the completion of 25 acquisitions and developments totaling more than 4 million square feet and 2,000 multi-family units. Prior to joining Prescott, Detwiler worked for Sarofim Realty Advisors where he analyzed and underwrote office and retail property acquisitions valued in excess of $2.5 billion and totaling more than 12 million square feet on behalf of the firm's pension fund clients. Vance is an active member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI), The Real Estate Council (TREC), TREC Political Action Committee (PAC) board, and the Oak Lawn Committee, among others. Detwiler earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from The University of Texas.

STEVEN ABNEY

Chief Financial Officer

Contact Info

Office: 214.269.7830

Email: sabney@prescottgroup.com

STEVEN ABNEY

Chief Financial Officer

Steven Abney joined Prescott Group in 2008 and he currently serves as the firm's chief financial officer (CFO) and is a certified public accountant with more than 25 years of experience in the commercial real estate industry. As CFO, Abney oversees the company's finance and accounting, banking, treasury and risk management functions. Prior to joining Prescott, Abney served as the CFO for various companies, including Dallas-based American Realty Investors, Inc. and its privately owned advisor, Prime Income Asset Management, as well as Konover and Associates. He also held the positions of chief accounting officer for CRT Properties, and senior financial positions with Lincoln Property Company and Security Capital Atlantic Incorporated/Archstone Communities. Abney is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and received a Bachelor of Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting from Florida Atlantic University.

RICHIE BUTLER

Senior Managing Director

Contact Info

Office: 214.292.3744

Email: rbutler@prescottgroup.com

RICHIE BUTLER

Senior Managing Director

Richie Butler joined Prescott Group in 2013 and serves as the firm's senior managing director and is responsible for growing Prescott's base of institutional investors while leading the firm's fundraising strategy and capital market relationships. With extensive experience in real estate development, finance and institutional fund management, he has originated and developed more than $500 million in urban development activity. Prior to Prescott, Butler served as senior vice president at CityView and has served as a managing partner for Solomon Partners, a boutique urban real estate development and consulting company. Butler serves on the board of Children's Medical Center of Dallas where he chairs the Facilities and Technology Committee as well as the board of Trustees of Southern Methodist University. Butler holds degrees from Southern Methodist University and Harvard University, completed extended studies at Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Urban Planning, and was a Ford Foundation Fellow.

BRIAN LESLIE

Managing Director

Contact Info

Office: 214.292.3758

Email: bleslie@prescottgroup.com

BRIAN LESLIE

Managing Director

Brian Leslie joined Prescott Group in 2002 and is a principal of the firm. Leslie is responsible for asset management, development management, acquisitions, public-private partnerships and dispositions. During his tenure at Prescott, he has successfully led and managed the assemblage of a 20-acre urban area for redevelopment into a mixed-use, transit-oriented master plan, served as the development manager for the renovation and redevelopment of a historic hotel, and was responsible for the repositioning of office assets among other initiatives. He has used his leadership on special projects such as the successful registration of a historic hotel on the National Register of Historic Places and worked with the city of Dallas to create one of the first Transit Oriented Development (TOD) Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Districts. Leslie holds a Bachelor of Science in Structural Engineering as well as a Masters of Business Administration from The University of Texas.

ANAR SHAH

Managing Director

Contact Info

Office: 214.269.4242

Email: ashah@prescottgroup.com

ANAR SHAH

Managing Director

Anar Shah joined Prescott Group as Managing Director in 2017, and is responsible for capital raising, investor relations and management of the Prescott sales and marketing team. Anar brings over 18 years of institutional business development experience to Prescott, which includes sales, marketing and product management. Prior to joining Prescott, Anar was a Senior Vice President on the Alternative Investments Sales team at the Citi Private Bank in New York. In this role, she collectively raised over $2.1B in capital for third party Private Equity, Real Estate, and Hedge Funds through institutional and high net worth clients. Throughout her career at Citigroup, Waterstreet Investment Consultants, Morgan Stanley and AIM Management Group, Anar has developed a successful track record of directing and executing investment strategies and increasing year-over-year sales revenue targets. Her network in the investment management sector is diverse, which includes high-net worth individuals, pension funds, corporations, foundations and endowments. Anar is an accomplished sales and marketing professional in the institutional business development space, and is often requested to speak on this subject. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Louisiana State University and is Series 7 and 66 certified.

DAVE DIERKES

Senior Director

Contact Info

Office: 214.269.7833

Email: ddierkes@prescottgroup.com

DAVE DIERKES

Senior Director

David Dierkes joined Prescott Group in 2008. And as a senior director, he is responsible for design and construction team management of multi-family projects. Dierkes has managed the development of more than 1,000 units including mixed-use podium apartments, mixed-use wrap apartments, and garden apartments. Prior to joining Prescott Group, Dierkes was a project manager at Gromatzky, Dupree & Associates, where he was responsible for more than $300 million of multi-family and mixed-use projects in Dallas, Irving and Houston. Dierkes is a registered architect in the state of Texas and earned a Bachelor of Environmental Design and a Master of Architecture from Texas A&M University.

TANK WANG

Analyst

Contact Info

Office: 214.292.3747

Email: twang@prescottgroup.com

TANK WANG

Analyst

Tank Wang joined Prescott Group in 2017 as an analyst. His main responsibilities include performing financial and market analyses, underwriting of potential acquisitions, due diligence and assisting with asset management work. Prior to joining Prescott Group, Tank was an analyst at Invesco Real Estate in the valuations team where he primarily focused on performing the quarterly valuations for several funds & accounts for properties located in central Texas and the Northwest. Prior to Invesco, Tank worked at Richland Investments as an analyst assisting with property management and financial analysis. Tank earned a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Penn State University and a Master’s of Science degree in Finance from Southern Methodist University.