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 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.
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.
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.
Joe Rastatter has extensive experience in all aspects of commercial property management including business operations, lease administration and corporate real estate management. Successfully managed portfolio consisting of over 500,000 square feet of commercial office space in Class A,B and C class properties by proactively addressing Issues while developing business relationships with tenants, building engineers, vendors, contractors and owners.
Joe is a member and past leader of the Arlington Job Networking Community (AJNC) and the Southlake Focus Group (SFG). He has also been active in the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) of Fort Worth and the Real Estate Networking Group (RENG) of Dallas.
Joe currently lives in Mansfield, Texas with his wife Lois. They are proud parents of two grown, successful children who have blessed them with two granddaughters. He spends most Saturday mornings as a volunteer with his church food pantry and enjoys walking in Mansfield’s Oliver Nature Park.
Kendal Eastland joined TXRE Properties recently in May 2017 and currently serves as the Dallas Property Manager. Her experience in Property Management goes back to 2006 with RM Crowe with the Preston Center Portfolio. She was also with Rosemont Realty where she managed The Summit in Las Colinas and 8080 North Central Expressway. Her last position before joining TXRE was with Prescott Realty Group where she management 6060 North Central Expressway.
She attended Texas Tech University with a major in English. Mrs. Eastland was raised in Houston and has lived in East Dallas for 20 years near White Rock Lake. She is married to her husband Will and has two daughters, Taylor and Peyton.