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McCombs School of Business McCombs School of Business

Texas Real Estate Center Advisory Council

As the Center’s advising entity, the Council is comprised of leading professionals in the real estate industry who provide guidance and financial support to the Center and the McCombs real estate program. Council members assist the Center’s director and Finance Department faculty by advising on program strategy and curriculum design, providing career advice and employment opportunities to real estate students, and supplying current market data and case studies on important contemporary issues in real estate finance and development.

The Council meets in Austin for fall and spring real estate conferences hosted by the Center. Members from all levels of our Council work closely with the Center’s leadership and have a profound and lasting impact on meeting the Center’s goals. 

Associate Members   Advisory Members   Executive Members

Board of Directors

There are many opportunities for our members to impact our program and strategic initiatives through various committee opportunities and leadership positions. We are thankful to have a very active Board of Directors committed to the Center’s success by expanding our network while enhancing the value of membership with a constant focus on our students’ success.

Mary Hager
Council Chair | Thackeray Partners

Tim Berry
Executive & Faculty Resource Chair | Pennybacker Capital
David Busker
Advisory Chair | Tilden Park Capital Management LP
William Peeples
Industry Value Chair | Stonelake Capital Partners

Colby Mueck
Associate Chair | HFF

Joshua Brown
Fundraising Chair | First Washington Realty

John McKinnerny
Conference Program Chair | Castle Hill Partners

Kendall Ranjbaran
Student Involvement Chair | Redcar Properties

Tom Fish
Advisory Director | JLL
Jack Fraker
Advisory Director | CBRE

Mark Gibson
Advisory Director | HFF

Patricia Gibson
Advisory Director | Banner Capital Partners

Jeremy Giles
Advisory Director | Prologis

Steve LeBlanc
Advisory Director | Capridge Partners

Glenn Lowenstein
Advisory Director | Lionstone Investments

Sam Mitts
Advisory Director 

Keith Oden
Advisory Director | Camden

Lisa Rosenzweig
Advisory Director | Silver Ventures 

Robert Sessa
Advisory Director | ERS

Lenore Sullivan
Advisory Director | TWV Capital Management