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Meet The Team

INVESTMENT TEAM

We invest in our clients by developing and providing the best knowledge, expertise and technology to create and execute their business plan and securing investments in commercial real estate. Sellers of multifamily properties that utilize our proven marketing platform and Regional Sales Specialists, generally obtain higher net proceeds at closing. 

Founded by Logan Waller in 2003. The Waller Group sales team at RE/MAX About Dallas was consistently ranked within the top 20 teams in the nation by the Wall Street Journal from 2008-2013. In 2010 Waller Group became an independent brokerage. In 2016 Waller Group’s primary focus became multi-family investment sales. Since 2019 Waller Group has been consistently growing throughout the US.

Originally from Los Angeles, John is a licensed real estate agent with a Bachelor of Science in Economics with Financial Applications from Southern Methodist University. He started his career in residential real estate investment and joined Waller Group in 2020. John has a passion for commercial real estate investment sales. He specializes in the south Texas markets and uses his studies in economics and analysis of hundreds of residential investment properties throughout Texas to provide Waller Group clients with his knowledge of income approach analysis and multifamily property optimization. When John is not working, he enjoys spending time in the gym and at the golf course…

With a background in sales and a Bachelor of Science in Economics from Texas Christian University, Kevin has a strong basis for multifamily investment sales. His studies in analysis give him the ability to underwrite deals with the highest level of accuracy. He is a licensed TX real estate agent and has been with Waller Group since 2017. Kevin has been instrumental in facilitating training for Junior Associates.

Andrew Wright

Andrew graduated from the University of Arkansas where he received a Finance degree with a focus on Investments. He has been with Waller Group since March of 2019 – before joining the team, he worked for an investment group that specialized in risk management and asset allocation. His background in analytics and passion for investments has helped grow Waller Group across the southeast United States. His regional territory includes: Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Tennessee.

Wade Sivess

Wade’s territory as Waller Group Regional Specialist encompasses Michigan, Indiana, and Ohio markets.  Wade Sivess loves the opportunity to grow and learn with his teammates. At a young age Wade was immersed in real estate, from attending property showings with his grandmother, to helping his parents renovate rent houses he was always interested in learning more about the industry. Born and raised in Waco, Texas he attended Midway High School and Baylor University. He graduated Cum Laude from Baylor with a degree in Marketing/Sales. He was named after his grandfather, Wade Herring, who was a B-52 bomber pilot in WW2. His grandfather taught him the value of respect and hard work. Wade has an eagerness and willingness to learn that helps separate himself from his peers. When not in the office Wade enjoys being outdoors. His hobbies include; boating, wake surfing, watching sports, hunting and fishing. Wade was awarded Waller Group’s rising star award Q1 of 2021

Preston Browne

Preston Browne was born and raised in Dallas, Texas. Browne’s relentless passion for Sales and Real Estate lead him to graduate from Texas Tech University with a Bachelor of Marketing along with a Concentration in Sales. Before joining Waller Group Properties, Browne worked with AT&T in Global Project Management where he served as the customer’s primary advocate throughout a contractual obligation to implement AT&T products and services.  Currently, Browne’s role with Waller Group Properties stands as the Regional Specialist for Virginia and West Virginia where he combines his degree and Project Management experience to assist clients by maximizing their investment returns. In Browne’s free time he enjoys playing golf, watching sports, hunting and fishing. Preston also was awarded Company Rising Star award in 2021.

David Tello

David is a first-generation college graduate, received his bachelor’s in finance with concentration in real estate from Texas Tech University. David prides himself on his skills of creating value for owners of multifamily investment. David joined The Waller Group in 2021. His undergraduate studies provided him with the ability to analyze and forecast commercial investments. He uses his knowledge of income approach analysis to help operators optimize their property performance increasing their valuations. His territory includes Arizona and New Mexico. David enjoys playing golf and tennis when he is not working.

Joe behringer

Joe Behringer was born and raised in Waco, TX and is a graduate of Baylor University with a Bachelors Degree in Marketing and Management. Joe grew up in the commercial real estate industry and moved to Dallas to pursue multifamily investment sales. He joined the Waller Group team as a Sales Apprentice in order to further his knowledge and refine his sales skills in hopes of transitioning to a Regional Specialist role upon completion of his apprenticeship. Joe's determination and eagerness to learn allows him to excel at whatever he puts his mind to. When he is not in the office, he enjoys playing guitar, hunting, fishing, taking his dog on walks, and spending quality time with family and friends. 

AARON CERVANTES

Aaron is born and raised in San Antonio giving him an insider's view of the area. Aaron served in the Air Force Reserve as an Emergency Medical Technician. Following his service, he attended The University of Teas at San Antonio to study Business Marketing. Aaron's competitive nature serves him well in his role with Waller Group as he aims to provide the most value to his contacts and clients. 

Blake Swift

Blake graduated from Texas Tech University in 2021 with a Bachelor's degree in Marketing and Management. As an Apprentice, he currently serves the Michigan-Indiana-Ohio market. His experience in sales and service, as well as his competitive nature, serve him well in his role with Waller Group. Throughout his apprenticeship, Blake has shown a strong aptitude for building relationships with clients and has continuously met or exceeded expectations. He contributes this to his understanding of the importance of hard work and making a conscious effort to learn. In his free time, Blake enjoys watching sporting events and spending time outdoors. He is looking forward to progressing to a Specialist role and serving owners and operators within his own market in the coming months.

Henry stawski

Henry is a McKinney, TX native and a recent graduate of Southern Methodist University. After earning his degree in History with a minor in Advertising, he focused on detail-oriented work with loan processing for disaster relief victims. His passion for helping people combined with his extroverted personality made him a great fit for the Apprenticeship program where he will learn about multifamily investment sales - an industry that he's always been drawn to. Henry's ability to make connections with people will serve him well as he works towards a Regional Specialist role with Waller Group.

connor biernat

Connor is a Columbus, Ohio native and recent graduate of Skidmore College with a major in Management & Business and minor in Economics.  He was a 4-year starter on the Men’s Tennis Team at Skidmore and helped lead the team to multiple conference championship victories and NCAA tournament berths.  Before joining Waller Group, Connor worked in Investments, Marketing, Sales, and Business Development at multiple companies during high school and college.  His prior work experiences have provided Connor the necessary skills to analyze properties and forecast investments in the real estate industry.  Connor currently works in the Southeast markets of Kentucky, Tennessee, and Arkansas.  During his free time, Connor enjoys fishing, hunting, tennis, golf, and spending time with friends and family.         

Conor o'brien

Conor is a Burlington, Vermont native and a recent Magna Cum Laude graduate of Saint Joseph's University majoring in Finance & Real Estate. While attending SJU, Conor served as the Vice-President of the schools Real Estate Society, and President & Captain of the Men's Club Basketball team. Conor is currently working under Wade Sivess in the Midwest markets Michigan, Indiana, and Ohio. Conor's competitive nature and eagerness to learn aids him in adapting to the changing markets and providing value to the team. Outside of the office, Conor enjoys being outdoors, playing basketball, and spending time with his family. 

THomas bahr

Thomas is a recent graduate of Texas Christian University where he received a B.S. in Economics. Prior to Waller Group, Thomas interned at a brokerage firm specializing in single tenant net lease assets nationwide. That experience, coupled with his undergraduate studies, has given him the ability to underwrite properties with maximum accuracy and efficiency. He has also developed the ability to gauge market volatility through his knowledge of the economic forces impacting multifamily investment performance. Thomas is focused on further specializing his market and investment knowledge base to the South Texas markets which he serves on John Parducci's team. Thomas' tireless work ethic, desire to learn, and infectious personality will allow him to further build on his knowledge base and serve clients with great proficiency. In his free time, Thomas enjoys spending time with family and friends, watching sports, working out, and playing golf.

Zack Del Medico

Zack recently graduated from Texas Christian University where he majored in Finance with a Real Estate concentration. He is a Sarasota, Florida native and acquired his Florida real estate license in 2019. Prior to joining Waller Group Properties, Zack interned with a development corporation where he assisted with site acquisition, initial feasibility, planning, development and construction for single tenant retail projects. Zack’s knowledge of the commercial real estate space combined with his competitive drive and unwavering work ethic allow him to consistently meet his clients needs and exceed their expectations. In his free time Zack enjoys playing basketball and golf with his friends, as well as spending time with his family.

alex odom

Alex is a Macon, GA native and University of Georgia alumnus. After graduating with degrees in Finance and Risk Management, he moved out to Dallas, TX to pursue commercial real estate investments with the Waller Group. Alex's passion about learning the intricacies of the real estate market combined with his background in financial analysis and underwriting will serve him well in applying these skills to multifamily investments. Alex currently focuses on the Georgia market and growing Waller Groups presence there. Outside of work, he enjoys attending Watermark, golfing, hiking, endurance training and weightlifting.

Clay Courson

After growing up in Tyler, Texas, Clay studied at the University of Arkansas, where he earned a B.S. in Business Administration with a focus in Finance. During his time at the University of Arkansas, he discovered a passion for real estate markets, particularly the inefficiencies that lie within them and how they can be used in providing maximum value to clients. A mix of blue- and white-collar jobs in previous roles has allowed Clay to learn the value of hard work at a young age, which will aid in his brokerage journey. Clay is currently working under Wade Sivess in the Michigan, Indiana and Ohio markets. In his free time, you can find Clay at the golf course or in the gym.

Administrative Team

Christian foster

Christian is originally from Longview, TX. She attended Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, TX. Christian's professional background is in management and leadership roles where she honed her skills in team building and leadership. Christian then transitioned to Dallas, TX where she joined Waller Group as Human Resources Director. On the Waller Group team, Christian oversees the talent acquisitions processes and refines our internal policies and procedures. Her attention to detail, persistence, and high level of organization serves her well in her role. Christian's goal is to make a significant contribution to our company growth and to foster a happy and healthy company culture. 

Lavonne Rhine

Lavonne is a licensed real estate  broker and has an Associates of  Science Degree from Richland College.  She has been in the real estate industry since 2006 and continues to provide peerless customer service and attention to detail for contract administration throughout the escrow process, Lavonne has assisted with closing over 1,000 transactions. Lavonne is dedicated to providing service and expertise that make each transaction as seamless as possible.

Emily Drewery

Emily is originally from Rockwall and has a Bachelor of Science in Finance and Biology. After graduating from Dallas Baptist University, Emily worked in the Title industry - first as a Business Development Manager and then as an Escrow Assistant. Emily's strengths are being adaptable and organized while managing her files. On our team as Transaction Coordinator, Emily utilizes her Title background as well as her strong communication and problem-solving abilities to ensure a smooth closing process.

Zach Currey

Zach Currey is responsible for financial underwriting, market research, lender relationship management, and asset management. He graduated from The University of Texas at Austin. Zach has diverse experience and has been involved in the acquisition, development, and disposition of over $3 billion in real estate assets throughout the nation in a variety of asset classes. His background includes underwriting and analysis of industrial, office, retail, farm, marina, and multifamily assets. Zach is known for being detail-oriented and strives to give our clients credible and reliable valuations.

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