Kelly Hampton


Kelly Hampton, Partner with Venture Commercial, specializes in tenant representation with a focus on restaurants. He has 18 years of experience representing tenants, leasing, consulting and working with acquisitions and dispositions. Kelly leverages his distinguished operational, managerial and retail real estate expertise to provide his private and corporate clients a unique and all-encompassing approach to real estate solutions.

Prior to joining Venture Commercial, Kelly enjoyed a 12-year career with CB Richard Ellis. Kelly “grew up” at the Randy Tar Steakhouse on Greenville Avenue in the late 70’s and early 80’s, beginning an 18-year tenure as a third generation restaurateur. Kelly was an operating partner for some of the finest upscale, high-volume restaurants in Dallas. Since 2010, Kelly has developed a variety of single tenant NNN deals and numerous retail strip centers valued at $30 million.

Kelly and Amy have 2 children; 5 year old Emma and 3 year old Charlie. When Kelly had time, he enjoyed fly fishing, golf, and travel. He is a proud member of Highland Park United Methodist Church and is on the Board of Directors for Lovers Lane United Methodist Church’s TSM Ministries supporting the Center for Spiritual Development (CSD).



Charity: LLUMC: 12-Step Ministry

Hobbies: Raising my very young children; Emma and Charlie

Restaurant: Randy Tar on middle Greenville Ave.

Bucket List: Sleep! And to fly fish in Alaska!