A Dallas native, Karis Pickens joined Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty with an extensive knowledge of the city and its surrounding areas. Before transitioning into residential realty, Karis worked for 15 years in commercial real estate management. Her thiry years of real estate experience, combined with her passion and heart for the industry, competitive drive and attention to detail provide the edge her clients deserve. With a strong background in representing both buyers or sellers, Karis excels at negotiating contracts, working with title and lending companies, and even helping clients with home design and remodeling, ensuring her clients’ needs are met and exceeded in each transaction.
She is a graduate of Stephen F Austin University and obtained her real estate license in 1999. Karis is also a graduate of the MetroTex Leadership Program and was the MetroTex Affiliate of the year award winner in 2007. She was awarded Affiliate of the Year in 2006 for Women’s Council of Realtors Dallas.
Karis has been actively involved with numerous charities in the Dallas community including Equest, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Community Outreach with Fellowship Dallas and Exodus Ministries.
She loves spending time with her family, friends and neighbors and is happiest when she is working on a home improvement project, reading a good book or taking long walks with her Springer Spaniel mix, Peanut. When she has the opportunity, she travels and she enjoys staying physically active with yoga, biking, working out and running.