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Jeff Libby

Board Member

Jeffrey (Jeff) T. Libby was born in Washington D.C. on November 4, 1967 and moved to Dallas in 1968 where his two younger brothers, Brent and Kyle, were born. Jeff attended Mary Boswell, Good Shepherd Episcopal and Jesuit College Preparatory School before enrolling at Southern Methodist University, where he received a BBA in Real Estate and a BS in Philosophy. After working with a commercial real estate brokerage firm as a tenant representative for two years, Mr. Libby returned to SMU to study law, graduating with his JD in 1995.  While in law school in 1992, Jeff founded the Jesuit Alumni Adopt-A-Family program at his high school which provides clothes, food and gifts to 100 to 250 underprivileged families each Christmas. Jeff and Lisa blended their families in 2019, with two 23-year old sons (Ryan and John) and two 21-year old daughters (Hunter and Victoria).  Jeff attends St. Monica Catholic Church in Dallas where he has been actively involved for over 20 years, including serving as President and Chairman of the Pastoral Council and leading a number of men’s groups and Bible studies. An avid musician, Jeff plays drums at church and can be found strumming his guitar and writing music every chance he gets.

Jeffrey (Jeff) T. Libby celebrated his 25th year practicing law in 2020, specializing in commercial real estate and finance for most of his professional career. In 2017, Jeff and his three partners formed Libby Sparks Willis Starnes PLLC, a full-service business law firm in Preston Center that strives to be a “one-stop shop” for all its business clients.  Jeff began his law practice with Griffith & Nixon practicing construction litigation, after which he joined Geary, Porter & Donovan and received the opportunity to shepherd the Commercial Mortgage Lending Section of the firm which doubled in size while representing KeyBank nationally on its multifamily lending platform. Mr. Libby then joined forces as General Counsel with a local development team specializing in the development of grocery-anchored retail centers in North Texas. Following a brief solo practice after the development team disbanded, Jeff served as a shareholder at Ferguson Braswell Fraser Kubasta where Jeff led the Real Estate Section of the firm for eight years.