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J. Erik Jonsson Ethics Award

Roger Staubach

Roger Staubach is chairman of the board and chief executive officer of The Staubach Company, a leading global real estate advisory firm. A 1965 graduate of the U.S. Naval academy, he served four years as a Navy officer before joining the Dallas Cowboys. As a Cowboy, Mr. Staubach was selected for six Pro Bowls, was named the League’s Most Valuable Player in 1971, and led the team to victory in Super Bowls VI and XII.  He received the 1963 Heisman Trophy and was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1985.

Mr. Staubach began his real estate career while playing for the Cowboys. The Staubach Company is known worldwide for an unparalleled standard of business and personal ethics.

Built on the foundation of integrity and honesty, the Staubach Company holds its employees to the highest ethical standards in all business dealings, both internal and external to the company, and are guided to always choose the harder right over the easier wrong. 

Mr. Staubach currently serves on the board of directors of AMY Corporation and McLeodUSA. He continues to be involved with the Children’s Cancer Fund, the U.S. Naval Academy Foundation and numerous other civic, charitable and professional organizations, including the Host Committee for Super Bowl XLV, which he chairs.

Among the many honors bestowed upon Roger Staubach are Commercial Property News’ "Corporate Services Executive of the Year" (four times), the 2006 Congressional Medal of Honor “Patriot Award,” the NCAA "Teddy Roosevelt Award” for being one of the “100 Most Influential NCAA Student-Athletes,” the American Jewish Congress "Torch of Conscience Award," and the United States Naval Academy "Distinguished Graduate.” Additionally, he was inducted into the Texas Business Hall of Fame, was honored as a “Texas Legend” by the Galleria Chamber of Commerce, was presented the annual "Spirit of Generations Award" by The Senior Source of Dallas, received the North Texas Entrepreneurs Foundation’s “2005 Spirit of Entrepreneurship Award,” presented the "Inaugural Award for Excellence in American Entrepreneurship" from the Bard Business School at the University of Colorado, Denver, given the North Texas Commercial Association of Realtors’ “Hall of Fame Award”, selected by the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Dallas for the “2007 Natural Leader Award,” named Dallas Business Journal’s “2007 Business Person of the Year”, and in 2007, presented the “Horatio Alger Award” and inducted as a lifelong member by the Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans.