|WAYNE B. SWEARINGEN, OWNER|
3131 Maple Ave., Suite 13E Dallas, TX 75201
A native Texan, Mr. Swearingen graduated from Baylor University in 1955 and then served in the Air Force as a jet bomber pilot, achieving the rank of captain. He entered the real estate business in 1962 in Dallas. He headed the real estate department of Fidelity Union Life Insurance Company, then joined Henry S. Miller Company where he formed and headed the Office Buildings Division from 1968 to 1972. Mr. Swearingen was the first tenant representative in Texas and he initiated corporate services as a specialty.
FIRST COMPANY FORMED
In August, 1972, Mr. Swearingen formed The Swearingen Company, specializing in the sale, leasing and management of major commercial properties in Texas and Oklahoma. The firm became a leading force in real estate in the 1970s and early ’80s, selling and leasing more than 35 million square feet of space while the management company grew to more than 14 million square feet.
BARCLAY COMMERCIAL GROUP FORMED
In 1990, Mr. Swearingen formed Barclay Commercial Group, to specialize in hands on consulting and brokerage. Since 2001, Barclay Commercial Group has successfully completed some of the metroplex’s largest investment sales. Barclay disciplines include BUSINESS ADVISORY SERVICES for tenants and WAYNE B. SWEARINGEN, CRE, INVESTOR ADVISORY SERVICES for investor clients.
In 2013, BARCLAY COMMERCIAL GROUP, INC. was closed when Swearingen associated with his friends at Glacier Commercial Group. In January, 2015, he re-activated the name “Barclay” as a DBA… dba Barclay Commercial Group.
THE WAYNE B. SWEARINGEN REPORT
In 2000, The Wayne B. Swearingen Report was inaugurated with the first issue published in January 2001. The report deals with many issues revolving around the real estate industry in general, and it chronicles the office market in terms of yesterday, today and tomorrow. The September 2002 publication marked the 40-year anniversary of Mr. Swearingen’s entry into the field of commercial real estate and it featured many thought-provoking projections. The report is sent to investors and friends of Barclay Commercial Group. It is the property of Barclay Commercial Group.
SWEARINGEN NAMED COUNSELOR OF REAL ESTATE
CONSULTING AND EXPERT WITNESS SERVICES EXPANDED
In 1986, Mr. Swearingen was the 12th person in Dallas and 29th in Texas to receive the prestigious designation, Counselor of Real Estate (CRE.ORG), awarded by the American Society of Real Estate Counselors. The tenured professionals who become Counselors must meet specific requirements of providing impartial and independent advice and guidance to investors and companies. Mr. Swearingen is often called upon as an expert witness, serving the legal community on real estate related matters.
OTHER ACHIEVEMENTS, DESIGNATIONS
Charter Incorporator, North Texas Commission
Member, Dallas Commercial Real Estate Hall of Fame
Past Certified Property Manager (CPM)
Past director, Greater Dallas Board of Realtors
Member, National Association of Real Estate Boards
Past president, Dallas Building Owners and Managers Association
Past chairman, BOMA International Marketing Division
Founder and past director, ONCOR International
Past board member, Dallas Symphony Association
Past director and chairman, Hankamer School of 13usiness, Baylor University Inducted in 1999 into the Dallas Real Estate Hall of Fame, presented by NTCAR