Ben Baker has been in the business of listening to and serving those seeking to buy, sell, build or lease residential real estate since 1989. His unwavering dedication and high-touch customer service is proven by the fact that more than 90% of Ben's annual business comes from repeat clients or their referrals to others. In fact, Ben believes in relationships and information FIRST, knowing that business will naturally follow. A top producer, Ben joined the Dallas Preston Road office of Keller Williams in February 2001, has served on is Agent Leadership Council and currently serves on its Recruiting Committee. He also is a trainer, teaching classes for all agents. From 2005 - 2010, he also was co-owner of the KW Dallas Metro East office in Wylie, where he served on its Agent Leadership Council and was a top seller and buyer agent. This was Ben's second ownership stint, having been a co-owner for a Realty Executives office in Plano, prior to joining Keller Williams. Being on the operations and leadership side of the business gives Ben additional knowledge and expertise to serve his broad client base in multiple regions. Ben graduated from Baylor University with a bachelor of business administration degree, concentrating on real estate in May 1988, which gives him a unique advantage as one of few agents actually degreed in the field. He was a flanker for the Baylor Bears football team from 1983 - 1988. Ben remains active in Baylor activities, as a past director of the Baylor B Club and currently a committee volunteer for the Baylor Black Alumni Association. He also is a year-round volunteer basketball coach for the Plano Sports Authority for his son's basketball teams, also coaches at the Frisco Fieldhouse and is a frequent volunteer at his children's schools. Ben was born and raised in Plano, Texas. In 2006, Ben was inducted in the Panther Football Hall of Fame at his high school alma mater, Plano East. He and his family reside in Far North Dallas.