Justin Smith | Founding Partner of TXRE Properties

Justin Smith

As the founding partner of TXRE Properties, LLC and its affiliates, Justin Smith oversees the management and leasing division of TXRE. His expertise also includes development opportunities and investment acquisitions and sales. His unique management style of combining property management with leasing has been successful at every managed TXRE property.

Justin attended the University of New Hampshire on a full athletic scholarship and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration focusing in marketing. Justin earned his MS in Real Estate from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland. He is married with two children and resides in Dallas, Texas.

Julia Gilbert | Co-founder and Partner of TXRE Properties

Julia Gilbert

Julia Gilbert is a co-founder and partner of TXRE Properties. In her current role, Ms. Gilbert oversees new business development and investment management. Her role as Investment Manager includes cash flow management and analysis, asset positioning, and value enhancement.

Ms. Gilbert has over 20 years experience in real estate management. Prior to TXRE Properties, Ms. Gilbert was an asset manager for Macfarlan Real Estate Services where she managed a majority owned Morgan Stanley office portfolio in Texas and a privately held portfolio consisting of office, industrial and hotel assets throughout the United States. She was also with the Archon Group, a wholly owned subsidiary of Goldman Sachs, where she worked in the international acquisitions division pursuing investment opportunities for Goldman Sachs and their operating partners in South America, Europe and Asia.

Ms. Gilbert is a native of Houston and graduated from the University of Houston with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance and Accounting. She is a member of several community and professional organizations including Junior League of Dallas, Catholic Charity Services and CREW (Commercial Real Estate Women). Ms. Gilbert currently resides in Las Colinas with her husband and twin daughters.

Gregory Hood | Facilities Engineer TXRE Properties

Gregory Hood

Gregory Hood joined TXRE Properties in 2008 and currently serves as Facilities Engineer. As Facilities Engineer, Mr. Hood coordinates and oversees the operations and maintenance of the TXRE managed properties in a cost effective manner aimed at long term preservation of the asset. His responsibilities include care of the heating and air conditioning systems, plumbing, lighting systems, grounds keeping, and preventative maintenance programs.

Prior to joining TXRE, Mr. Hood served eight years in the U.S. Navy working as a building supervisor ensuring a high quality of life for America’s sailors. Mr. Hood holds an Associate Degree in Applied Science with a focus in HVAC Technology. He is certified by the Environmental Protection Agency as a universal technician and holds R-410 and R-608 certifications. Mr. Hood continues to serve his country in the Navy Reserves. He currently resides in Grand Prairie with his wife and two children.

Kolby Dickerson | Leasing Director at TXRE Properties

Kolby Dickerson

Kolby Dickerson joined TXRE Properties in 2015 and currently serves as Leasing Director. In his current role, Mr. Dickerson oversees the leasing and marketing of TXRE Properties. His expertise in the DFW office market provides exceptional value for his clients.

Kolby attended Texas Tech University and graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance with a concentration in Real Estate. He is a member of North Texas Commercial Association of Realtors, Texas Real Estate Commission Young Guns, & Texas Tech Alumni Association.