Chris Roach leads BBG as Chief Executive Officer. His drive, natural ability to develop relationships, and competitive spirit have helped BBG become one of the nation’s largest real estate service firms with comprehensive valuation, assessment, and advisory services.
Some of his notable accomplishments include leading the successful acquisition of over 20 businesses in the last six years. Under Chris’ leadership, BBG earned multiple years in the Dallas Business Journal’s Middle Market Top 50 an award that ranks the fastest-growing Dallas-based businesses. BBG earned the #21 position in 2022, #37 in 2021, #36 in 2019, and #50 in 2018. Additionally, in 2022 the firm ranked #25, and in 2021, the firm ranked #30, in the Caruth Institute for Entrepreneurship at the SMU Cox School of Business Dallas 100TM, an award that recognizes the fastest-growing companies based in the Dallas area.
Chris joined Butler Burgher Inc., a predecessor of BBG, in 2002. After an acquisition by LandAmerica Financial Group, he served as Vice President – National Client Manager for the expanded commercial services division. BBG was later reformed in 2009, Chris was a co-founder and served as Senior Managing Director, Western Region, and focused on firm growth in that region. At that time, he began expansion efforts to add new office locations and increase the firm’s national footprint. In December 2015, Chris was named President of BBG and he was tapped as CEO in January 2016. Throughout his career, Chris has served as an expert witness in numerous states and has testified in multiple courts regarding real estate valuation matters.
Today at BBG Chris ensures the company delivers a consistent, high-quality work product across all offices nationwide, and has served on numerous industry-related boards and associations. Growth initiatives also remain a top priority for Chris, and he focuses on new market entry through recruitment and acquisition in addition to multiple service line expansions. BBG is a premier firm that offers bundled services in valuation, assessment, and advisory.