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Paul W. Vernon

Executive Vice President
Retail | Dallas

Professional Information

Paul W. Vernon is an Executive Vice President in the Retail Division at Henry S. Miller Brokerage, LLC. For more than 30 years, Mr. Vernon has helped restaurant owners get into business and grow from a small number of units to an entire chain. He also is skillful during dispositions, ensuring that his clients incur minimal financial losses when going out of business.

In addition to offering expertise to restaurant clients, Mr. Vernon also specializes in landlord and tenant representation, retail and land development, property disposition, as well as income properties and land sales. Paul has worked with clients in cities across the state of Texas, including Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston, Austin and San Antonio.

Professional History

Before joining Henry S. Miller Brokerage, LLC, Mr. Vernon was Director of Retail Development at Crest Commercial Real Estate. He was also Executive Vice President at the John T. Evans Company. Paul began his career in 1985 with Evans, Birmingham, and Williamson, which later became Cornerstone Commercial Real Estate.


Mr. Vernon has worked with a wide range of clients. The following is a partial list:

Tenant Representation

  • Cristina's Fine Mexican Restaurant
  • Villa Grande
  • Senor Locos
  • Estilo Gaucho Brazilian
  • Hub Street Food Port
  • Speedway Auto Wash
  • The Toasted Yolk Café
  • Norma’s Café
  • Posado’s Café
  • Lemon Shark Poke
  • Planet Tan
  • Honest 1 Automotive
  • Hotworx

Client Disposition

  • Brinker International
  • Spring Creek Barbecue
  • Chuy's
  • California Pizza Kitchen
  • Jalapeno Tree
  • Famous Dave's Barbecue
  • Bennigan's
  • Steak N Ale
  • Carl's Jr.
  • Black Eyed Pea
  • Red Robin
  • Arby’s
  • Whataburger

Pad Sales/Ground Leases

  • Discount Tire
  • McDonalds
  • Golden Corral
  • Christian Brothers
  • Speedway Carwash
  • Firestone
  • Kwik Kar
  • Wendy's
  • AutoZone
  • Spring Creek Barbecue
  • Jalapeno Tree
  • Jiffy Lube
  • Valvoline
  • Golden Chicken
  • Starbucks
  • Panda Express
  • Whataburger
  • La Madeleine
  • Buffalo Wild Wings
  • Salt Grass Steakhouse
  • Pho Que Hong
  • Edohana Sushi
  • Honest 1 Automotive
Personal History

Mr. Vernon is a Dallas native, and graduated from Lake Highland High School in 1981 and from SMU in 1985.  He is married to his high school sweetheart, Terry, and has two adult boys, Brandon and Connor Vernon.  Mr. Vernon has lived in Plano for 25 years and is a longtime member of St. Andrew United Methodist Church, where he has served on the worship and building committees, choir, as a Sunday school leader, on missions and as a volunteer at the Seven Leaves Food Pantry.  He has been a longtime volunteer and coach for PSA Sports, Troop 1000 Assistant Scout Master, Plano West Quarterback Club officer and a proud volunteer at the Plano ISD mentor program at Rose Haggar Elementary.

Professional Affiliations

International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)

North Texas Commercial Association of Realtors (NTCAR)

SMU Real Estate Society

Contact Me

14001 Dallas Parkway
11th Floor
Dallas, TX 75240

(972) 419-4023 direct
(214) 769-3692 mobile

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