What You Don't Know About Dan Paterson
Title: President, Swearingen Realty Group.
What that means: He's been at Swearingen Realty Group - which specializes in tenant rep - for 30 years as of 2015.
Memorable project: "I love new challenging projects and new markets. They are all memorable, since I am still waiting for my first easy project."
What you’re known for: "Working hard (consistently). I love coaching national AAU basketball and mentoring young real estate professionals. I am not good at taking 'no' for an answer."
Hometown: Midland, Mich.
Currently live: North Dallas.
Why DFW? Dallas is a great city and a great place to specialize in commercial real estate.
School: University of North Texas.
First job: Baskin Robbins at age 13.
Job in another life: College basketball coach.
Person (living or dead) to meet: Since he's currently studying Acts, the apostle Paul.
Greatest fear: Being unproductive and not giving 100%.
Daily habit: Having dinner with the family with the lights dimmed for great family conversations, as well as back therapy every morning.
Favorite music artist: Brad Paisley.
Favorite book: The Bible.
Favorite movie: Rudy, because it shows hard work and determination usually pays off and that everything is possible.
Favorite restaurants: Fogo De Chao for dinner and Sevy’s for lunch
Bucket list: Salmon fishing in Alaska, helicopter skiing, going to a Duke vs. NC basketball game, and diving with sharks.
Family facts: Married to wife for 29 years and four kids.
Hobbies: Working out, collecting wine, fishing, hiking in the mountains, and scuba diving.
Startling fact: He's only missed five or six mornings of back therapy sessions since 1990.