Speaker Bio

Jeff Pappas - Executive Vice President, Site Selection and Brokerage

As Executive Vice President for esrp, Jeff Pappas represents corporate clients on a national and international basis, managing their global real estate strategy through location advisory and labor market analytics.
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With over 22 years of experience, Jeff is vital in assisting companies in identifying, evaluating, and selecting the optimal location for their capital investments.


Conducted site analysis projects in every region of the United States and Canada, as well as multiple markets within Europe, Asia, Latin America, and Africa

Widely published on site selection issues and methods, labor market analysis and economic development; recent topics include: labor market evaluation, labor force trends and emerging international BPO markets

Keynote Speaker at the Devott Global IT, Real Estate and Sourcing Summit 2015 in Tianjin, China, 2016 in Nanjing, China and 2017 in Zhuhai, China (as well as economic forums in Jamaica, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Trinidad, Honduras, Mexico and Colombia)


Experience includes location analysis, economic research, financial analysis, site evaluation, real estate negotiations, strategy assessments, and marketing analysis

Negotiated over 10 million square feet of call center locations in areas that include the US, Canada, Mexico, Central and South America, the Caribbean, United Kingdom, Asia and the Philippines


DCEO Magazine “Power Brokers” List:  2010 - 2017

Dallas Business Journal’s “Heavy Hitters” List: 2014 - 2017

Consultant Connect’s Top 50 Site Consultants in the United States: 2015 - 2017

Nearshore Americas’ Top 50 Latin America Power Ranking List: 2012 & 2013


Jeff earned a Bachelor of Behavioral Science degree in Communications from Hardin Simmons University, where he also played collegiate soccer. He is an active member and donor of the Nasher Sculpture Center, AT&T Performing Arts Center and is a major underwriter for Café Momentum in Dallas.