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David Simmonds founded RESOLUT RE in January of 2009 and has since built a massive, international, 3rd-party brokerage platform. RESOLUT RE has 6 offices across Texas (Dallas/Fort Worth, Houston, Austin/San Antonio, McAllen, Midland & El Paso), and serves the great states of Louisiana and New Mexico out of offices in Lafayette, Albuquerque and Santa Fe.
RESOLUT RE represents over 40 tenants nationally, in Mexico and in Canada. We have the ability to service our clients’ expansion needs anywhere in the United States and up to 77 countries around the globe.
RESOLUT RE markets over 800 projects and exclusively represents over 250 tenants regionally across Texas, New Mexico and Louisiana.
David is a member of the International Franchise Association (IFA) and the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Columbia College/Columbia University in New York City.
President & Founder - Austin;San Antonio
Robert Powell is a veteran health plan consultant, an entrepreneur, a mentor, a commercial real estate investor and broker. Recognized in the industry for his investment strategies.
Rob is currently a coach for the prestigious Massimo Group. Rob coaches several Commercial brokers across the country.
Rob's real estate investments and experiences are written about in the following books:
• The Encyclopedia of Commercial Real Estate Advice by Terry Painter
• Commercial Real Estate for Dummies by Peter Harris
• Maui Millionaires by Diane Kennedy
• Making Big Money In Foreclosures by Peter Conti
• Buying Real Estate Without Cash or Credit by David Finkel
Rob served as the President for the 2013 CCIM New Mexico Chapter and was awarded The Power Broker designation in 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2019.
Rob has assisted CRE investors in acquiring/disposing real estate investments for the following: Chick-fil-a, Church's Chicken, Applebee's, Walgreens Pharmacy, Walmart Neighborhood, Chili’s Restaurants, Western Refining, Boston Market, GIANT Fueling stations, IHOP Restaurant, Loves Trucking, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Dollar General, and McDonald’s.
Rob has also processed leases for Autozone, Crunch Fitness, Verus Research, Family Dollar, Thomson Reuters, Concho Resources, Solar City, Zimmer Biomet, Sears Corporation, Lowe’s Super Save Food Market, Family Dollar, Whataburger, Goodwill, US Army, Wells Fargo, NAPA Auto Parts, Purchase Green, and many many others.
Rob owns and manages commercial real estate and has real estate investments in various locations throughout the Southwest Region of the United States. Rob’s investments include retail shopping centers, a manufactured housing community, an industrial park, residential apartment buildings, commercial land, a Hilton and Marriott Hotel, and storage facilities.
Rob graduated from the Rawls College of Business at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas with an MBA.
Chief Executive Officer - New Mexico
In 2016, Martin Turner was appointed to serve as RESOLUT RE’s Chief Executive Officer, previously leading its Houston division.
In his tenure as CEO, Turner expanded the company’s footprint and revenue considerably. This momentum landed RESOLUT RE a spot on the prestigious Inc. 5000 list of Fastest Growing Companies in America, and a ranking of #1 Real Estate Services Firm in America by Entrepreneur Magazine.
Real Estate Forum Magazine also recognized RESOLUT as one of the nation’s fastest growing real estate companies, and featured Turner on its “Fifty Under Forty” list of Commercial Real Estate Rising Stars in 2018. In 2021, Turner was selected to the Houston Business Journal's list of Most Admired CEOs.
In 2022, Turner became Executive Chairman and Chief Financial Officer.
Turner originally joined RESOLUT (called Retail Solutions at the time) in 2010 during its formative years, and earned recognition as an Austin Business Journal Heavy Hitter. In 2013, Turner relocated to run the company’s Houston division. While leading this team, Turner tripled office revenues for three consecutive years, built a 20-person office, and serviced a large portfolio of properties, national tenant accounts and compiled an impressive list of investment sales transactions. By 2016, the division was a top producer, joining the ranks of Houston’s largest commercial real estate brokerages, per the Houston Business Journal (a distinction it still holds).
Prior to joining Retail Solutions, Turner managed a two million square foot portfolio of properties across Texas & Louisiana as a Leasing Executive with Weingarten Realty Investors (NYSE: WRI).
He attended the University of California at Davis, where he studied Economics and played on the men’s varsity tennis team. He earned an MBA with a concentration in Finance from Rice University in Texas. Turner lives in Houston with his wife and their three kids, who are rapidly growing up with larger than life personalities!
Executive Chairman & CFO - Houston
Amelia joined RESOLUT RE in 2015 after relocating to San Antonio. As the Chief Operations Officer, she plans, directs, and coordinates the administrative functions of the support staff for all offices. She conducts the recruiting, interviewing, and hiring of new staff while consulting with other top executives on strategic planning. In addition, she handles employee relations, payroll, benefits, and training. Amelia serves as a link between RESOLUT RE’s Principals and its team.
Prior to RESOLUT RE, Amelia worked as a commercial property manager and leasing administrator for an Omaha-based, real estate development and management firm specializing in building and acquiring significant real estate assets for long-term ownership. She oversaw 2.2 million square feet of office, industrial and retail assets.
Amelia graduated from the University of Nebraska at Omaha. In her free time, she likes to cook, and travel and is attempting to grow a Texas garden.
Chief Operations Officer - Austin
Alan Rust, CCIM, Principal of Investment Sales, specializes in the sale of investment real estate. He has led the charge for RESOLUT RE with its investment sales program, having assembled a long track record of success, selling a wide variety of assets across the state of Texas.
Alan has been a commercial broker since 2003 and earned the coveted Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation in 2007. On multiple occasions, he has earned recognition as a “Heavy Hitter” in property sales and leasing from the Austin Business Journal, and he has been named a “Power Broker” as a top broker by the Costar Group.
Prior to moving to Austin in 2007, Alan was a commercial broker in Colorado, where he earned recognition as a “Heavy Hitter” in commercial investment sales from the Denver Business Journal. In addition, he founded and served as president of Snowshoe Ridge Properties, LLC, a successful real estate holding and development firm.
Alan is active in the industry as a long-standing member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), the Central Texas Commercial Association of Realtors (CTCAR) and the international CCIM community.
Alan attended Binghamton University in Binghamton, New York, where he earned a BA in Mathematics/Computer Science and a minor in Business Administration.
Alan Rust, CCIM
Principal, Investment Sales - Austin
Brian Sladek joined RESOLUT RE in August of 2014. During his time here he has gained hands-on experience with market research and has assisted with daily leasing and development activities. Brian began his real estate career valuing assets as an analyst for Integra Realty Resources. His current focus is on pad development as well as landlord and tenant representation throughout Texas
Brian graduated from the University of Arkansas in December of 2011 and is an active member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC). He is a native of Dallas and a graduate of Jesuit College Preparatory.
Principal - Dallas-Fort Worth
Chris Flesner started his real estate career in 2008 with Boxer Property, where he leased and managed four multi-story office buildings totaling over 350,000 SF. He was named Top Statewide Leasing Agent in the 4th quarter of 2008 and 1st quarter of 2009. Chris then went to work for 40-year commercial real estate veteran, Larry Harbour, at Century 21 Commercial, where he transitioned and was groomed in retail brokerage services. In 2012, Chris was hired by Retail Realty to handle the company’s Tarrant County portfolio, which accounted for 15 shopping centers, totaling more than 750,000 SF. He was hired to head up the Dallas office for RESOLUT RE in early 2013.
Chris works with Excess Space on the disposition of 7-Eleven, CVS, and Family Dollar assets. He also represents prominent landlords such as N3 Real Estate, Routh Development, Starpoint Properties, Pacific Fuel, Amstar, BH Properties, AMLI, Black Lion Investment Group, and Transition Development Group.
Chris also represents a wide array of tenants including Rush Cycle, Main Squeeze Juice Co, Redline Athletics, Godfathers Pizza, and Sirius Day Spa
Chris received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Management from The University of Texas at Arlington College of Business. He is also a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and the North Texas Commercial Association of Realtors (NTCAR).
Principal - Dallas-Fort Worth
Janice Landers began her real estate career in 2001 after selling her industrial supply company, which she also founded and operated. She has been actively involved in a broad range of real estate, such as land development, retail, medical, office, industrial, 1031 exchanges, acquisitions, tenant representation, leasing and sales.
She has also been successful in raising equity for real estate projects, negotiating joint ventures and working with EB-5. With her many years of experience putting together the right teams, she has sold thousands of acres of land and has leased/sold over one million square feet of commercial space. She also assembled over $150M in real estate, over $200M in joint venture assets for a REIT and helped put together a $500M fund.
She is a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designee and member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and of the Central Texas Council of Realtors (CTCAR).
Janice Landers, CCIM
Principal, Hospitality Division - Austin
Joaquin Orozco rejoined the RESOLUT RE team as Principal in 2017. For the 4 years prior, he was in a multi-faceted position with First Hartford Corporation, where he primarily worked with CVS Pharmacy in various capacities, including site selection in several Texas markets, land assemblage, negotiations, execution of due diligence site feasibility and the management of the entitlement process. In addition to this, he also worked on other in-house, development projects, which included land acquisition, public relations with municipalities and the management of half of a million square feet of retail space.
Prior to First Hartford, Joaquin had been with RESOLUT RE and represented clients, such as Washington Prime Group, B-Y Properties, and various other building and landowners. Additionally, he represented tenants, such as Corner Bakery Café, Firehouse Subs, Auntie Anne’s Pretzels, and Banamex USA. He has experience working with international clients and is also fluent in Spanish.
Joaquin began his commercial real estate career in 2005 in a research & analytics role, working on projects on both sides of the US-Mexico border. That role provided an excellent background to transition into a brokerage career, where he developed relationships with tenants and landlords throughout the region.
Joaquin has a Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology, with a focus in Sports Management, with a minor in Business, as well as an MBA from The University of Texas at El Paso. He is also a member of ICSC.
Principal - Houston
Joey Mendez started his real estate career interning at Transwestern while pursuing his B.B.A in Real Estate Finance & Development at The University of Texas-San Antonito. Joey joined RESOLUT RE as an intern in 2013 and transitioned into full-time brokerage working in San Antonio and the Rio Grande Valley prior to moving to Austin.
Born and raised in Austin, he uses his extensive knowledge of the city to help his tenant and landlord clients fulfill their real estate needs while educating them on the market. Joey represents landlords such as HEB, Anchor Equities, Timmerman Capital, Hudson Properties, Barr Invest, and various other local landlords. He also represents tenants such as Gabriela’s Downtown, Halal Bros, Taquero Mucho, Crumbl Cookie, Dominos Pizza, Modern Nails, Poke Bowl, and many more. Joey has made Austin Business Journal’s The List: Austin-area Heavy Hitters and has been awarded most leasing deals closed company-wide in back to back years.
Joey is also a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and Central Texas Commercial Association of Realtors (CTCAR).
Principal - Austin;San Antonio
Over his 20-plus-year career, Scott Rose has dedicated his activities to all aspects of commercial real estate, including Investments, Land Sales, National Retail Chains, Strategic Expansions, Landlord Representation & Tenant Representation, and now he has been tapped to open a RESOLUT RE division in Northwest Arkansas; continuing RESOLUT's commitment to expanding strategically across the US.
Scott has been involved in approximately 800 leases and contracts for his clients, with a total consideration in the hundreds of millions of dollars. Notable deals in the last eighteen months include Locke Supply deals in Mesquite, Waco, Wichita Falls, and Garland. He was also instrumental in securing the leasing and sale of Eastgate Plaza, a 101,000-square-foot shopping center located in Garland, Texas.
Scott has served in multiple leadership and mentoring roles throughout his career and was consistently a top producer at Weitzman Group, The Retail Connection, and Structure Commercial.
With more than 20 years of experience in real estate management, leasing and sales Sherry is known for her strong leadership and creativity in problem-solving.
Sherry leads RESOLUT RE in the execution of our national and international tenant representation platform. RESOLUT RE has consistently ranked in the top 3 for Real Estate Services as published by Entrepreneur Magazine since 2019 for its national tenant & buyer representation program, servicing our clients’ expansion needs across the entire U.S., Canada and Mexico. She also serves as a single point of contact with many of our clients, as she coordinates and implements tenant expansion rollouts among our clients’ corporate offices, their franchisees (when applicable) and the local-market affiliate brokers.
Some of Sherry’s clients include: Hounds Town USA, Crave Hot Dogs & BBQ, Little Land Play Gym, Buzzed Bull Creamery, Tarka Indian Kitchen and Roll On In Sushi among others. Sherry is also a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers and The International Franchise Association and is an active volunteer serving our nation’s military veterans.
Sherry Naquin Sanchez
Principal - Louisiana
Gavin Fite joined RESOLUT RE in 2016 after serving in the commercial real estate industry since 1995. Over the past 15 years, Gavin has specialized in retail project leasing, tenant representation, and property management. Some of Gavin’s other previous experiences include asset management, transaction management, and corporate services for office and industrial users and owners.
Gavin represents tenants locally and nationally such as Chop House Gyro, NobiliTea, Tone Shop Guitars, Selda Mediterranean Kitchen & Bar, Galeto Brazilian Steakhouse, and Sugaring NYC.
Gavin is a 1988 graduate of the United States Naval Academy, a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers, the Central Texas Commercial Association of Realtors, the United States Tennis Association and the Planetary Society.
Senior Vice President - Dallas-Fort Worth
Jerel Choate has been a licensed commercial real estate broker in Texas for over 20 years. Prior to joining RESOLUT RE in 2013, he was a Principal at Coldwell Banker Commercial Brokerage Group, where he received the prestigious “Multi-Million Dollar Producer” award every year, for all 8 years of his employment with the company. He has experience working with clients all over the United States and internationally.
Jerel has been involved in all aspects of the commercial real estate industry. He has represented sellers, buyers, owners/users, landlords and tenants in the sale, purchase and leasing of retail centers, office buildings, industrial properties, and raw land. He has also helped numerous clients lease properties for their businesses, and in the process, worked with local planning and zoning boards to acquire the needed zoning for their concepts.
Jerel is a member of the Central Texas Commercial Association of Realtors (CTCAR), the Real Estate Council of Austin (RECA), the National Association of Realtors (NAR), the Texas Association of Realtors (TAR) and the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC). Additionally, he is a certified negotiator and is working on his CCIM certification. Mr. Choate received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business from the University of Colorado.
Jerel and his wife, Karen, have lived in Austin for over 30 years and have two sons, both of whom are architects and live in the Austin area as well.
Senior Vice President - Austin
Prior to joining RESOLUT RE in June of 2015, Jim Thompson had served as a managing director with Newmark Grubb Knight Frank Retail since 1999. A licensed, Texas real estate broker since 1977, Jim has over 40 years of experience in Houston real estate, including extensive experience representing tenants and landlords in retail and office leasing affecting the disposition of excess real estate for major retailers and financial institutions. His background also includes the sale of retail and office building properties. His responsibilities have included site selection and lease negotiations, helping to gather information for the creation of business plans, negotiating the terms and conditions of leases, coordinating the work of environmental engineers & contractors and acting as the liaison between landlord and tenant.
Some of Jim’s notable clients include: Applebee’s, Childtime Childcare, Inc., Schlotzsky’s, Shell Oil Company, Verizon Wireless, Phillips Petroleum, Chicken Express, & Home Consignment Centers. He is a member of ICSC and earned his bachelor’s degree in marketing from the University of Houston.
Senior Vice President - Houston
Lyle Cowand joined RESOLUT RE in early 2014 as Senior Vice President. He has over 40 years of Houston, retail-focused, real estate experience which includes a distinguished track record of representing prominent shopping center owners, as well as working with the most active national and regional retailers for their Houston market expansion.
Lyle’s previous experience includes roles as Senior Vice President of The Weitzman Group and over a decade with Transwestern, where he was Senior Vice President in its Retail Services division.
Lyle has been a member of ICSC for the past 30 years and has been a licensed real estate broker in the State of Texas since 1980. He received his Bachelor of Business Administration degree in marketing from the University of Houston.
Senior Vice President - Houston
Mohamed Gamal joined RESOLUT RE as a marketing & research associate, primarily focused on land. Gamal handles land sales, build-to-suits and ground leases. He represents owners across the Houston metro area on the disposition of their land and improvements.
Prior to making a career in commercial real estate, Mohamed operated and managed a chain of businesses, ranging from automotive service centers and automotive leasing to restaurants. As an experienced operator, he gained an in-depth knowledge of, and an interest in, both retail business and real estate. He is also an active member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC).
Senior Vice President - Houston
Prior to joining RESOLUT RE, Austin Tidwell was one of the top producing brokers for a New Mexico development and property management team that was ranked in the top 5 commercial real estate brokerage firms, locally, since 2013. He has extensive knowledge of the development process and with identifying opportunities, as it pertains to the purchase of investment properties.
Over the years, Austin has worked with national and local companies like Crunch Fitness, Lovelace Medical Group, State Farm, Metro PCS, Arby’s, Blake’s Lotaburger, Anytime Fitness, Piñon Coffee Company, AAA New Mexico and Grassburger. And while he still focuses on his tenant representation accounts, he also engages in a lot of landlord representation work, along with third-party investment sales. In fact, his background in advertising and marketing, and the subsequent strategic relationships with television, newspaper and trade publications that he was able to form, really benefit his clients with promoting their listings and closed transactions.
Austin received his Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of New Mexico, with a concentration in Marketing. He is also on the Board of Directors for the New Mexico CCIM Chapter and is a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM).
Austin Tidwell, CCIM
Vice President - New Mexico
A native Houstonian, Brian Clayton joined Resolut RE in the Spring of 2020. For over a decade, he was a Partner and Senior Vice President at Moudry Real Estate Advisors- a boutique tenant representation brokerage firm, representing clients nationally, such as Fred Loya Insurance, Young America Insurance, Rodney D Young Insurance, Oportun, Progreso Financiero and Barri Financial Services. Other tenants represented include Enterprise Rent-A-Car, California Closets, Service King Paint & Body, Honey Baked Ham, Stripes(Sunoco) Gas Stations, Macarons by Patisse, The Great Greek Grill Restaurants, Cacao & Cardamom and Fajita Pete's.
As a point broker on national tenant rep assignments, Brian has worked with dozens of brokers across the nation to assist his clients with site selection, needs analysis, market research, lease negotiations, RFP development and dispositions; completing over 130 lease transactions for a rapidly expanding client in 16 states within one year.
Prior to MREA, Brian was a Information Technology Director for a niche engineering company based in Houston specializing in fall protection.
Brian studied Management of Information Systems, Finance at University of Houston and is a member of ICSC.
Vice President - Houston
Dani Allison joined RESOLUT RE in May 2017 as Assistant Vice President – Office Brokerage and was promoted to Vice President. in early 2018. Dani closed 37 deals in 2018 and has successfully leased over 3,000,000 square feet of office space since 2005!
Dani represents Landlords throughout Houston, leasing of office, retail, and flex/industrial properties. Dani also represents Tenant’s in their search for just the right space, whether Office, Retail or Industrial space. She has over 18 years of office leasing experience in the Houston area- the first 13 years of which were spent with Transwestern Commercial Services.
Prior to her Real Estate Career, Dani worked as a Vice President for Marsh, Inc., one of the largest insurance brokerage firms, responsible for the Southwest Region Technology and Training departments. Responsibilities included the cohesion and implementation of Corporate Systems, Software and Training needs for the region, as well as the implementation of Facilities as Acquisitions and Mergers of the company took place.
Vice President - Houston
Daniel began his real estate career while attending the University of New Mexico in early 2014. During that time, he began working for a local commercial development and brokerage house that was a market leader in volume of commercial transactions. Over the years, he has helped owners, investors, and business owners identify opportunities to achieve their goals, through commercial real estate investments, lease-up and site selection. In January of 2018, he was part of the team that launched RESOLUT RE, New Mexico division. As Assistant Vice President, he will continue to service his tenant rep clients with analytics, research and site selection services, his landlord rep clients with leasing up their properties, and his investors with fulfilling their commercial real estate investment goals, through acquisitions and dispositions.
During his career, Daniel has helped many property owners dispose of their commercial assets and is constantly identifying off-market opportunities for local and national investors. He takes pride in making sure his clients’ goals and objectives are clearly outlined and met. He turns over every rock and finds deals that are not discernable to the untrained eye. His passion for commercial real estate and, more importantly, how it impacts businesses and people, gives him the passion and the drive to go the extra mile for his clients day-in and day-out.
Daniel is a member of the REALTORS® Association of New Mexico (RANM), the New Mexico CCIM Chapter and of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC).
Vice President - New Mexico
Eric Broussard started his real estate career interning at RESOLUT RE. Since joining he has quickly become one of the top performers in the Houston office and was promoted to Commercial Advisor, Assistant Vice President, and then to Vice President. He received his BFA in Corporate Communication at The University of Houston.
Born and raised in Houston, Eric uses his extensive knowledge of the city to help his tenant and landlord clients fulfill their real estate needs while educating them on the market. He is most well-known for his teamwork within RESOLUT and exceptional communication skills.
Eric specializes in tenant representation both locally in Houston and Nationally. Some of his clients are PJ’s Coffee, Paletas Morelia, Houndstown USA, Zunzibar, Gatti’s Pizza, Eskimo Hut, 7NOW, and many more.
Eric also has experience in Landlord representation. He has taken several centers in the Houston market and leased them to 100%.
Eric is also a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and the International Franchise Association (IFA).
Vice President - Houston
Michael Noteboom joined RESOLUT RE as a Research Associate in 2018. During that time, he gained valuable experience performing market research and assisting in day-to-day brokerage responsibilities. As a Research Associate, he began negotiating deals for tenants and landlords and earned his way into full-time brokerage 7 months later.
Born and raised in Austin, Michael uses his extensive knowledge of the city to educate his clients on the market, to fulfill their real estate needs. He represents various Landlords including HEB, Washington Prime, Encore Enterprises, MFB Real Estate Services, and Pebb Enterprises.
Michael graduated with a B.A. in Economics and minor in Business from The University of Texas at Austin, where he also worked, helping students find apartments and houses to lease for the school year. He is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC).
Vice President - Austin
Samuel Hartley works as a Vice President for RESOLUT RE and he is known for his reliability to his clients and his determination to get the best deal for them.
He serves not only tenants and landlords in the Austin area, but he also represents clients nationally working in all 50 states of the US.
RESOLUT RE was ranked the #1 Real Estate Services in 2019 by Entrepreneur Magazine for its national tenant & buyer representation program, servicing our clients’ expansion needs across the entire U.S., Canada, and Mexico.
Before making the jump over to RESOLUT RE Sam served as the CEO of a software company.
Sam graduated with a degree in Business Finance from Florida Southern and is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and also the International Franchise Association (IFA), where he serves on the New Membership Committee.
Vice President - Austin
Tucker Francis joined RESOLUT RE as an intern in October 2010, where he gained hands-on experience with market research, website development, and assisting with daily leasing and sales activities.
Tucker represents regional landlords such as Hunington Properties and FMOC, Ltd., and tenants like Killer Burger, Freebirds World Burrito, Main Squeeze Juice Company, and Floyd’s 99 Barbershop.
Tucker graduated from the University of Texas in the Fall of 2012 with a degree in Business/Cultural Geography. He is an active member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and the Real Estate Council of Austin (RECA).
Vice President - Austin
Christian File specializes in industrial, office and retail properties. He is tenacious and motivated to provide value to his clients. He began his career in commercial real estate in the Fall of 2018 and since has assisted in procuring $4,000,000 in sales and leasing transactions. His consistent follow through with clients and colleagues is what sets him a-notch-above.
In his free time, Christian traverses the outdoors with his dog, ThalÍa, and enjoys spending time with family and friends.
Assistant Vice President - New Mexico
Emilie Niekdam has had a passion for real estate for as long as she can remember. Before joining RESOLUT RE, she worked with Keller Williams Commercial Real Estate and New Century Properties and Investment, where she gained experience in commercial real estate sales, property development research, tenant/landlord representation, contract negotiations and client/staff relations. She successfully has steered her own salon business for years, as she has consistently reduced overhead costs, improved work flow, increased efficiency and maximized efforts, all by negotiating better pricing with vendors, suppliers and contractors.
Emilie is fluent in both English and Vietnamese, and because of her professional experience, she has maintained a cultural understanding of ways of doing business with a wide variety of clients, as she understands traditions and has the ability to analyze and forecast business conditions, report trends and draft contracts using her bilingual talents.
Assistant Vice President - Austin
Austin joined RESOLUT RE in 2021 as a Research Associate, and has been mentored by some of the best brokers in the region. He quickly secured a position as a full-time commercial advisor. As a native to the city of Austin, Austin is able to use his extensive knowledge of the city to help his tenant and landlord clients fulfill their real estate needs.
Austin graduated in 2021 with a BBA in Finance and a MBA from the McCoy College of Business at Texas State University. He is also an active member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC).
Commercial Advisor - Austin
Carlos Gruber joined RESOLUT in late Summer of 2021. He previously spent three years as a licensed administrative and research assistant for a local CRE brokerage and development firm and has worked on a wide variety of projects ranging from Tenant/Landlord representation to ground-up developments. While knowledgeable and versatile, Carlos is quick to gather more information whenever new insights are needed. Prior to his work in CRE, he spent several years cultivating his communication and negotiation skills as a top-producing, independent sales associate for several well-known telecom and residential solar brands. As a Commercial Advisor with RESOLUT RE, Carlos currently specializes in retail and industrial investment sales and leasing.
In his personal life, as at work, Carlos is primarily driven by a desire to learn. He spends his free time studying various topics of interest and meditating on the subtler aspects of life. Weekends for Carlos consist of coffee shop visits, trips to the dog park, long hikes and yoga. He is also a frequent gym-goer and a big proponent of exercise as a means of regulating stress and sharpening the mind.
Commercial Advisor - San Antonio
Claudia started at RESOLUT RE as a Research Associate assisting some of the firm's top brokers involving tenant and landlord representation and was quickly promoted to Commercial Advisor managing new listings and clients.
Texas-born and raised, Claudia grew up in the Rio Grande Valley and has lived in Austin for more than 15 years. She has extensive knowledge of the Austin area and surrounding counties.
Claudia got her start as a Broadcast Journalist in TV News as a Reporter and Anchor. She brings her passion and work ethic to RESOLUT RE.
Claudia graduated from Texas State University in San Marcos where she studied Broadcast Journalism with a minor in Psychology.
Commercial Advisor - Austin
Colin joined RESOLUT RE as a Research Associate assisting brokers with the market research that is necessary for day-to-day operations. As a native to DFW, Colin can offer in-depth knowledge of the metroplex and surrounding areas. He has assisted in market research and analysis, site selection and lease negotiation for tenants. While he continues to develop his skills in every aspect of real estate brokerage, he hopes to focus his efforts on landlord and tenant representation.
Colin is a proud graduate of The University of Mississippi and holds his B.B.A. in Finance with a concentration in Real Estate. He is also an active member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC).
Commercial Advisor - Dallas-Fort Worth
Davis joined RESOLUT RE in 2020 as a Research Associate. He has been mentored by some of the best brokers in the region and quickly secured a position as a full-time commercial advisor.
He developed a passion for commercial real estate in college and has continued to work in the Austin area. He specializes in retail tenant and landlord representation as well as national tenant rep in all 50 US states.
Davis graduated with a BS in Finance and International Business with a minor in Arabic from Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina.
Commercial Advisor - Austin
Drew Nelson, a Texas native, is a Commercial Advisor with RESOLUT RE of Houston, Texas. Diving straight into the HTX real estate market after studying at Texas State University, Drew focused on facilitating retail leasing, landlord representation, investment property brokerage, and sales. Drew is known for his hard work, attention to detail, and broad understanding of the market.
Commercial Advisor - Houston
Gustavo Lopez joined RESOLUT RE in 2020 as a research associate. Since joining RESOLUT RE, he has helped new, relocating, and expanding retail tenants secure spaces in shopping centers across Houston and the surrounding areas. He also represented landlords by prospecting and bringing qualified tenants to lease their properties.
Gustavo graduated from the University of Houston with a Science Degree and has been a licensed Texas real estate agent since 2017.
Commercial Advisor - Houston
Ignacio Segura has 15 years of experience in real estate and has become a "Go to" agent in Central Texas. He is a consistent leader with a reputation for tenaciously protecting his clients’ interests. His uncompromising integrity as become a hallmark of Ignacio’s service. Ignacio is exceptionally well-respected in Central Texas not only for his professional track record and high ethical standards, but for being an honest, hard-working man who does absolutely everything in his power to ensure his clients’ success.
Commercial Advisor - San Antonio
Before joining RESOLUT, Jacob Lopez was doing a mixture of residential and commercial transactions with Berkshire Hathaway, where he gained experience in commercial real estate sales, property research, tenant/landlord representation, and contract negotiations. He has been serving sellers, buyers, owner-users, landlords, and tenants in all aspects of the commercial real estate industry in Albuquerque, particularly specializing in Multi-Family, Industrial & Land. He is overly dedicated & has a burning passion for real estate, closing over 110 deals since beginning his career in the Fall of 2017.
Jacob works out of RESOLUT's Albuquerque Office at the prestigious City Place and is the preeminent broker in the Greater Albuquerque area: Rio Rancho, Los Lunas, Placitas, Bernalillo, Tijeras, Edgewood & beyond!
Jacob was born and raised throughout Los Angeles County, from Compton to Whitter, and is an avid dog lover who enjoys spending time with family and friends, meditating, swimming, camping, listening to music…and closing deals! He graduated from the University of New Mexico, where he attained his Bachelor of Business Administration as a Triple Major in Financial Management, Accounting & Marketing, and is bilingual speaking both English and Spanish.
Commercial Advisor - New Mexico
Patricia Rodriguez has been with RESOLUT RE since 2015 working for the South Texas, El Paso, West Texas, and San Antonio offices. Her participation with different regions of Texas has given her the advantage of gaining extensive knowledge of market research and analysis, leasing/listing activities and great customer service.
As a Commercial Advisor, Patricia’s primary focus is on Landlord representation, retail sales and leasing. She also has a financial background, having worked 8 years as a bank manager.
Patricia has a BS in Accounting and is also 100% bilingual in English and Spanish, which is an integral part of servicing her national and international clients.
Commercial Advisor - South Texas
Rami joined RESOLUT RE in 2022 as a Research Associate assisting brokers in their day-to-day operations. As a Houston native, Rami has extensive knowledge of the city which he has further refined through his market research and analysis of its various submarkets. He has partnered with multiple brokers on different accounts which include tenant representation, landlord representation, and investment sales where he has proved to be a quick study.
Prior to joining RESOLUT RE, Rami interned at Fidelis Realty Partners in their accounting department. He soon realized that brokering deals was the route he wanted to go and that RESOLUT RE was the platform he needed to take that step.
Rami graduated Magna Cum Laude with a BBA in Marketing from the Bauer School of Business at the University of Houston.
Commercial Advisor - Houston
Texas State University alumnae, Zahrah Stocks, joined RESOLUT RE as a licensed real estate agent and has been working as a Research Associate. In aiding her seasoned brokers in many different aspects of the lease and sale lifecycle, she has developed a knack for the fast pace industry and market.
Zahrah has resided in the Austin and San Marcos areas for five years, where she has gained extensive knowledge of the market and a professional network within the Austin MSA as a whole.
Her broad scope of competency in executing business with diverse groups has allowed her to further her professional career with RESOLUT RE.
Commercial Advisor - Austin
A native Houstonian, Rick began his real estate career in 1997 with Bernell & Associates. He has been involved in all aspects of the commercial real estate industry, representing sellers, buyers, owner-users, landlords and tenants in the arena of retail centers and industrial properties. He was also an Acquisitions Manager for Hartman Management, where he contacted commercial brokers and property owners to identify new acquisition targets and conducted-cash flow analysis & due diligence on selected properties.
Rick’s focus is on servicing his landlord and tenant representation clients in the Houston area. His passion is finding locations for his clients, such as DRINK/Qwench, Invincible Fitness, Over The Top Waffle Shoppe, Primp & Blow, Redline Athletics, Tahini Plus Mediterranean Kitchen, and Uncle Sharkii Poke Bar.
Rick is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC).
Broker Associate - Houston
Michael joined RESOLUT RE in January of 2016 as the Systems Manager. He has been in the Marketing and I.T. fields for over 27 years. As the Systems Manager, he assists with the day-to-day business processes, trains new employees on integral business systems, assists with marketing initiatives, the RESOLUT RE website, and handles on-site I.T. issues. His broad skillset allows him to provide a wide range of services across the entire company.
Systems Manager - Louisiana;San Antonio
Kristine Fuentes joined RESOLUT RE in 2020 as an Intern. She assists one of the most promising and engaging brokerage firms in the business. Kristine’s astute and observant nature has made her an asset to the New Mexico team.
Prior to her employment with RESOLUT RE, Kristine operated as a team lead for a large fast-food chain and as an administrator for a local law firm.
Kristine graduated in spring of 2021 with her Bachelor’s in Psychology.
Office Administrator - New Mexico
Matthew is currently a senior graduating from the University of Houston in Spring 2022 with a marketing degree. With his experience in graphic design and social media management, he intends to help RESOLUT RE grow their social channels, while gaining valuable marketing experience from industry professionals. Some of Matthew’s hobbies include photography, traveling, and hiking. When he’s not in the office, you can catch him spending time with friends and family.