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The Real Estate Organization (REO) is the premier organization for students interested in investment real estate markets, analysis and professions.

REO educates, connects and advances its members across the commercial real estate industry, including development, brokerage, management, consulting and capital allocation.

REO provides its members with opportunities to personally interact with commercial real estate industry professionals, observe real estate projects first-hand and practically analyze real estate markets and investments.


Job Opportunities:

USAA Real Estate

Industrial Asset and Portfolio Management Analyst

USAA Real Estate is accepting applications for an analyst to provide support to its Asset and Portfolio Managers and assist with the financial and operational oversight of commercial real estate assets, including, but not limited to financial analysis, prospective leasing, capital projects, valuation, property-level, investor and portfolio reporting, interaction with property management team, and the implementation of comprehensive asset strategies.

Click here for more information.

Erin Rogers, PHR, SHRM-CP
HR Generalist

Lowery Property Advisors

Associate Training Program - Summer 2019

Lowery Property Advisors is seeking candidates for its Associate Training Program for Summer 2019. The program is designed for candidates with interest in a career in valuation. The program has a high degree of intensity and we encourage active participation in all aspects of valuation. The position will include experience with: market data research, property touring, financial modeling, property income and expense analysis, and report composition. Click Associate Summer Intern Summer 2019-LPA for more information.

Stream Realty Partners

Rotational Summer Program

Stream Realty Partners offers a ten-week rotational summer program designed to provide undergraduate and graduate students with a hands-on experience in the commercial real estate industry. Participants will have the opportunity to be immersed in our firm’s unique culture, gain a vast knowledge about Stream’s business units, develop important relationships, and build the skills necessary to prepare for a successful commercial real estate career. Click here for more information.

Jordan Gibson
Senior Recruiter

Rubicon Representation, LLC

Associate Broker

Rubicon Representation is looking to hire an Associate or Senior Associate in its Dallas office to develop new business and team with senior brokers. Tenant representation is a hyper-competitive industry and this position is commission-based. This individual will need to be committed to the task at hand and the industry as a whole in order to succeed. Click here for more information.

Elizabeth Roach

WestMark Commercial Real Estate Advisors

Commercial Real Estate Internship

WestMark Commercial Real Estate Advisors is looking for an intern to work with its Lubbock office and industrial team. The ideal candidate would need to have an active real estate licence (or a willingness to get licensed). The position will involve property showings, initial calls to clients, and other support activities.

Marty Cleckler

RJ Byrd Search Group

Real Estate Capital Markets Analyst

RJ Byrd is leading the effort toward finding a Senior Analyst who will focus on the capital markets needs of the organization. The Analyst will be a member of the Capital Markets team within the Company’s Financial Planning group. The Analyst will be responsible for providing analytical support for the Company’s strategic initiatives and capital markets activities, including execution of financing and hedging activities, debt covenant compliance and reporting, and budgeting and forecasting, business intelligence and investor relations functions. Additionally, as a member of the FP&A team, the Analyst will be responsible for supporting other functional areas of the Company’s business, including Operations, Accounting, and Investment Management.Capital Markets Analyst-CC4155I

Chris Cox
The RJ Byrd Search Group
(214) 647-1132 Direct
(972) 754-4582 Cell

First United Bank

Part-time internship

First United Bank is considering applications for a part-time internship.
Duties will include reviewing real estate appraisals and assisting with real estate valuation and underwriting.

Miles M. Seybert
Vice President – Commercial Lender
First United Bank
9801 Indiana Ave.
Lubbock, Texas 79423
Phone: (806) 784-3764

NAI Robert Lynn

Office project leasing representative

The Dallas office of NAI Robert Lynn is seeking applications from December 2018 graduates for an office project leasing position.

James Davis


Revenue Specialist

Hilton’s Revenue Management Consolidated Center (RMCC) is actively recruiting for the entry level position, Revenue Specialist, for both January and May/June start dates. The RMCC provides revenue management strategy support for over 2,000 Hilton hotels, and that is expected to double over the course of the next 2-3 years. They look for students that have a mix of strong analytical skills, communication and relationship building skills, and an ability to identify opportunities and provide solutions. The Revenue Specialist position doesn’t require any specific major and is posted on Handshake at

Audrey Penn
Revenue Specialist
15305 N Dallas Parkway, Suite 600
Addison, TX 75001

Cushman & Wakefield (Houston)

Full-time position

Cushman & Wakefield is filling a full-time position in their Houston office.

Connie Lewis
1330 Post Oak Blvd, Suite 2700
Houston, TX 77056
United States


Real Estate Financial Analyst

Hillwood Properties is currently seeking a Real Estate Financial Analyst to join its team at the Alliance headquarters in North Ft. Worth. A full description can be found here.

Hillwood Properties
9800 Hillwood Pkwy, Suite 300
Fort Worth, TX 76177

J.P. Morgan Private Bank

Wealth Management Full-Time Analyst Program

J.P. Morgan Private Bank in Fort Worth has a full-time position open for a May graduate. Please follow this link for a complete job description and application. When applying, your first location preference must be “Fort Worth, TX”. Applicants that do not select Fort Worth or meet the requirements will not be considered for this opportunity.

Katie Olson, CFP
J.P. Morgan Private Bank
420 Throckmorton Street, Suite 300
Fort Worth, TX 76102

First United Bank

Credit Analyst / Commercial - Lubbock and Amarillo

First United Bank is accepting applications for a Commercial Credit Analyst in our Lubbock Banking Center. The Commercial Credit Analyst will be enrolled in First United Bank’s officer development program. The Credit Analyst will be responsible for obtaining the correct loan documentations, evaluating customer’s financials, and underwriting commercial and consumer loans.

For more information, and to apply online, see the job postings for Lubbock and Amarillo.

Christopher Empson
5802 4th Street
Lubbock, Texas 79416
(806) 784 - 3763

Needham Properties (Lubbock)

Office Assistant

Needham Properties, a local Management and brokerage company, is looking for an Office Assistant for Summer 2018.

Barbara McReynolds
(806) 788-1005

Ryan Property Tax Consulting

Analyst (Summer Internship or Full-Time)

Ryan (formerly Scott B. Retzloff & Associates) is a full-service property tax company with a professional staff that has more than 100 years of experience in the property tax consulting field. Ryan’s expertise includes tax planning, valuation, compliance, and administering and limiting property tax liability for commercial property owners across the nation. Ryan is seeking applications for an analyst position in its San Antonio, Texas location. A full description is below. To apply, email a resume and cover letter to with a copy (cc) to

Ryan Analyst Position

Trey Weaver
Scott B. Retzloff


Trademark Property

Summer 2018 Internship - Leasing (Fort Worth)

Trademark is a full service real estate firm focused on investments, development and institutional services of experiential, mixed-use and daily needs properties. Trademark is seeking applications for a Summer 2018 leasing internship in its Fort Worth, Texas location. To apply, email a resume and cover letter to

Phil Pearson, VP of Leasing

Strong Blocks

Office & Leasing Assistant (Milwaukee, WI)

Strong Blocks is creating a new, ground-floor opportunity for a confident person with a passion for excellence in real estate leasing and building community. We’re looking for a hardworking person who loves to help people, has a warm and friendly manner, and has a deep connection to central city families and neighborhoods on Milwaukee’s north side. Your role will include providing day-to-day office assistance, helping families to apply for our program, reviewing applications, and providing an exceptional level of care for the future and existing residents we serve. You also have a way of paying attention to detail and going the extra mile even as you maximize the number of tasks you can complete and families you can help each day.

Read the full job description here.

Strong Blocks
3331 W Lisbon Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53208

Madera Residential

Summer 2018 Internship (Frisco)

Madera Residential is seeking a Summer 2018 intern for its Frisco, Texas office. The intern will perform data entry, market research, assist with the due diligence process of acquiring properties, and work along side staff with specialty projects. This will be a great opportunity to learning the in’s and out’s of the multi-family real estate industry. To apply, email your resume to with the subject line “Madera-Dallas Internship”.

Tina Rae Welch
Madera Equity
806-798-0888 ext.127

NASA’s Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO)

Summer Internship Program

NASA is looking for students interested in working in a dynamic, fast-paced environment. Although the internships are unpaid and housing is not provided, the experience gained from performing meaningful work at NASA Headquarters is invaluable. NASA has ranked as the #1 Best Place to Work in the Federal government for six consecutive years. The internships will run from May 21-August 10, 2018.
NASA OCFO Summer 2018 Internships

How to Apply:

Submit your updated resume to
Deadline to apply is Friday, March 30, 2018

Tricom Real Estate Group

Venture Support Officer

Tricom Real Estate Group is hiring for the position of Venture Support Officer. The ideal candidate will be very organized, flexible multi tasker, have great initiative and most importantly a passion for learning the shopping center commercial real estate business and a desire to have a career in the industry.

For more information:

Nadia Podkopova
5710 LBJ Freeway, Suite 450
Dallas, TX 75240
214 385 6891

Holcomb Properties

Real Estate Development Internship (Summer '18)

Learn more about real estate development and brokerage by interning with TTU alumni-owned Holcomb Properties in Houston, Texas. The summer intern program will begin in June and last until the end of July (approximately 60 days). The intern will work alongside Mr. Holcomb and attend meetings with architects, engineers, and contractors, visit projects, and conduct market studies on housing developments.

Apply via Handshake:

Apply via Handshake:

True Title Partners


The ideal applicant would have a business/real estate/law degree focus, able to work 20 hours per week, must have references. To apply, email resume to

True Title Partners
5014 122nd Street
Lubbock, Texas 79424
(806) 993-3000

Reside Real Estate Group at Keller Williams Realty

Marketing Administrator

The ideal applicant would be social media savvy and have knowledge in Adobe Suite products (Photoshop, Illustrator), administrative with big data (Excel), and must have a creative acumen for marketing materials and promotional events. To apply, email resume to

Reside Real Estate Group
Keller Williams Realty
10210 Quaker Ave.
Lubbock TX, 79424
(940) 328-3123

Ciera Bank

Credit Analyst - Fort Worth

The Credit Analyst position is primarily responsible for providing analysis used in underwriting and asset management of consumer, C&I, and CRE loans. The analyst will also perform market research and monitor portfolio risk. Assists in evaluating compliance with Bank policy and state and federal regulations, and interacts with auditors/examiners. Prepares memos for Loan Committee and management reports on a regular basis. Works under general supervision and in compliance with established policies, procedures and regulations. See the online posting and application for more information.

Asher Rosebrough
Vice President
1501 Summit Ave
Fort Worth, TX 76107

Centerstone Management

Part-Time Property Manager

We own apartment communities in Lubbock and are currently interviewing for leasing positions for Stonelake Apartments and The Fountains Apartments. The position entails leasing apartments and administrative duties. The hours are part-time (approx. 20 to 22 hours per week). However, the hours go full-time in the summer beginning June 1st thru the end of August. The rate of pay is $10-$12 per hour plus commissions and apartment discount.

Lauri Gibson

Trinity Real Estate Investment Services

Hiring Recent Graduates

Trinity Real Estate Investment Services is a Commercial Real Estate Investment Sales firm based in Fort Worth. They have an aggressive growth strategy and are looking for soon-to-be graduates who might be a good fit for their team.

Richie Whitworth
VP of Business Development
M: 832.623.9808

S2 Capital, LLC

Asset Manager

S2 Capital, LLC is an entrepreneurial, value add multi-family real estate company with a growing portfolio of properties under ownership, management, and construction. S2 has acquired 14,000 units totaling $1.2B in asset value since inception in 2012, and ranked as the fastest growing Real Estate company nationally for 2016. S2 is looking for an Asset Manager to oversee the investment lifecycle from acquisition to disposition. See the job description attached below for more information.

S2 Capital – Asset Manager

Jared Everett

GRACO Real Estate Development, Inc.

Commercial Real Estate Leasing Support and Marketing

GRACO Real Estate Development, Inc., a Lubbock real estate development firm, is seeking applications for a Commercial Real Estate Leasing Support and Marketing position.  For more information, contact Aaron Cannon ( or visit

GRACO Real Estate Development, Inc.
5307 W. Loop 289, Suite 302
Lubbock, TX 79414

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Umair Nasser


Umair is a Finance Major with a concentration in Real Estate from Dallas, Texas. After graduating in May 2019, he is excited to begin his career in commercial real estate in Texas, or wherever else opportunities may lead him. When he is not serving as President of REO, you can find Umair participating in Rawls Diplomats or working as a Rawls Ambassador. See his LinkedIn.

Olivia Bergeron

Executive Vice President

Jimmy Holcomb


Jimmy is a senior Finance major with a concentration in Real Estate from Wichita Falls, Texas and is graduating in December 2018. He is a member of the Delta Sigma Pi business fraternity and Texas Tech Drumline. Upon graduation, he is looking to start a career in commercial real estate. See his Linkedin.

Thanh Tran

Vice President, Finance

Thanh is a senior Finance major with a concentration in Real Estate and Information Technology with a concentration in Cyber Security and who will be graduating in December 2019. He is currently working for Madera Residential as an Acquisition Intern. From there, he is hoping to start a career in real estate and someday to own a real estate company. See his LinkedIn.

Christine Ruybalid

Vice President, Events

Grant Roehm

Vice President, Service

Grant is a senior Finance major with a concentration in Real Estate from Missouri City, Texas and is graduating in December 2018. Grant is currently a licensed Realtor in the state of Texas, and is currently active in the Lubbock market. Upon graduating from Texas Tech, Grant is interested in pursuing a career in real estate sales, as well as commercial real estate. See his LinkedIn.

Guillermo Gameros

Vice President, Communications

Jared Harrell, JD

Faculty Advisor

Jared P. Harrell, JD joined Texas Tech University in 2015 as an Assistant Professor of Practice, where he brings his experience as a real estate lawyer into the classroom. As an attorney, his legal practice focused on the successful completion of transactions by combining real estate experience with an understanding of finance and transactional economics.  Professor Harrell holds a Bachelor’s degree in engineering from Texas A&M, a law degree from the University of Texas and a Master’s of Law and Finance from the University of Oxford.


Dr. Stephen Buschbom

Faculty Advisor

Dr. Buschbom received both his B.B.A. in Real Estate and his Ph.D. in Business Administration with a concentration in real estate and a minor in finance from the University of Georgia. Prior to starting his Ph.D., he worked at Voya Investment Management in Atlanta for six years, where he started as an analyst and left as an assistant portfolio manager. His areas of research expertise are real estate finance and investment, mortgage-backed securities, urban economics and spatial economics.

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