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Joseph E. Arata

Vice President

Background & Experience

Joe joined Swearingen (“SRG”) in 2008 as a specialist in tenant representation. Joe brings 22 years of real estate experience with him to his position at SRG, which affords his clients specialization in all facets of real estate transactions including local, regional and national account management. Since 2005, Joe has specialized in industrial property leasing and disposition.

Joe has represented major corporations in leasing, build-to-suits, building purchases, dispositions, strategic planning, development consultations and other facility-related transactions. Joe has a strong user-oriented approach to providing client service and is committed to achieving each client’s long- and short-term objectives by sound strategy development and maximizing current real estate market conditions in all transactions.

Some of his notable experience includes:

  • Negotiation of sales and leases in major market across North America
  • Raised over $30 million annually in disposition sales of client-owned property over the last three years
  • Consistent execution of more than 30 relocations of client sites on an annual basis
  • Representation of the portfolio of a major wholesale plumbing supplier during its absorption into its larger parent company
  • Specialization in warehouse buildings that require outside storage yards for inventory

Professional Affiliations & Designations

  • Member of the North Texas Commercial Association of Realtors (NTCAR)


Joe graduated from the University of Oregon with a degree in political science and history. He resides in Dallas with his wife, Amy, his son, Jake, and his daughter, Molly.

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