Highland Homes Adds Tony Long to Board of Directors

Highland Homes engaged Chartwell Partners to recruit a new Director for its Board. We are pleased to announce that Tony Long was elected to Highland Homes’ Board in 2022.  Long is Co-Founder of CLX Ventures, a real estate development and private equity investment company established by Brad Copeland and Tony Long in January 2019. Tony’s professional experience includes commercial real estate transaction management, asset management, strategic planning, as well as development, financing and corporate outsourcing.

Prior to co-founding CLX Ventures, Tony was with Trammell Crow and CBRE for a combined 31 plus years in multiple leadership roles.  Most recently, he served as the Global President of Client Care overseeing the firms top 500 +/- Enterprise clients and overall client experience for CBRE.  For the decade before that, Tony served as the Global President of Asset Services.  In that role, Tony led the Real Estate Services business lines for the company’s industry leading global Asset Services division which included all services rendered on behalf of the investor clients of CBRE and managed a portfolio of 3 billion square feet.  Prior to becoming Global President of Asset Services for CBRE, Tony was responsible for Trammell Crow Company’s Dallas Office and then the Central Region. The Central Region included all business lines in Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Illinois, Minnesota, Michigan, Ohio and Indiana, including corporate services, tenant representation brokerage, project management, investment properties, outsourcing and asset services.


Tony serves as  Director on the board of Altus Group, the leading global provider of software, data, and technology enabled expert services to the global commercial real estate industry. Tony also serves on the Board of Directors of GigaMonster, a leading provider of internet services to the multi-family and commercial real estate industry in the US.

Tony holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Data Processing and Analysis from the University of Texas at Austin and a Masters of Business Administration from Harvard University.


“Tony is an excellent fit for Highland and will add broad real estate industry expertise to the board.  I know the organization will benefit from his future contributions,” said Scott Petty, Managing Partner of Chartwell’s Real Estate Practice.


About Highland Homes

Highland Homes, based in Plano, TX, is a 100% ESOP-owned company that builds over 4,000 homes a year in Austin, Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston and San Antonio, Texas. Highland is a top 20 homebuilding company and one of the leading single-family homebuilders in the United States.


About Chartwell Partners

Chartwell Partners specializes in retained recruitment at the executive and board of director levels. Founded in 2005, they serve a variety of industries across the nation. Chartwell’s Real Estate Practice, led by Scott Petty, is regularly called upon by clients in the sector to lead C-Suite, board, and other senior executive search assignments. The team prides themselves on their reputation of consistency, confidentiality, and long-term success of their placements.