Officers | Real Estate Organization


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.

Jared Harrell, JD

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

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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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.


Olivia Bergeron

Executive Vice President





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Thanh Tran

Vice President of finance

Thanh is a senior Finance and Information Technology major 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.



Christine Ruybalid

VICE preident of events






Guillermo Gameros

Vice President of Communications





Alicia Mendoza

Vice President of Marketing


Trevor Miller

Vice President of Outreach