Gary MalerGary Maler

​​​​Leadership, strategic planning, speaking, qualitative research

Gary's role is shaping the culture of the Texas Real Estate Research Center, recruiting the right talent, setting the general direction, implementing strategy, and then providing the leadership to help accomplish great things. Along the way, he cultivates strong relationships with the business community, the university, and state officials. Gary's personal passions include strategic thinking, qualitative research, and creative pursuits in indigenous Texas architecture. He has been with the Center since 1978.

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Pamela CanonPamela Canon​​​​​​​​​​​​​Organizational Strategies, Business, People, and Programs​

Pam joined the Center in 2012 with a business background and​ experience leading teams. She has a MS in management and organizational strategies, and a BS in business. She is responsible for operations, administration, and the development of new and existing programs to expand Ce​nter outreach. 

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Daniel Oney, Ph.D.Daniel Oney, Ph.D.

​​​​​Commercial market analysis, public finance, labor analytics

Daniel joined the Texas Real Estate Research Center in 2022. He specializes in building forecasting and decision models to help public and private leaders make better economic and fiscal choices. Before joining the Center, Daniel was managing director in Newmark’s Global Corporate Services division where he supported clients with site selection, labor analysis, and development strategy. Daniel was economic research manager for the City of Dallas and senior economist for the Virginia General Assembly. He holds MPA and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Texas at Dallas.

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E.V. 'Rusty' Adams III, J.D.E.V. 'Rusty' Adams III, J.D.

​​​​​​​​​​Legal research​

E.V. “Rusty” Adams III is the Center’s legal expert. He received a Bachelor of Business Administration in management in 1996 and a master of science in marketing in 1998, both from Texas A&M University. After graduating from Baylor Law School in 2004, Rusty practiced general civil law, including real estate law, in the Bryan-College Station area.

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Kammy BaumannKammy Baumann

​​Desktop publishing and design

Kammy is instrumental in editing and graphic design. All publications pass through her office. Her favorite part of the job is preparing Tierra Grande for print. If you are looking for a current or archived document, she is the person to contact. She has been with the Center since 1983. 

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Mark BaumannMark Baumann

​Information technology, economic databases and statistics

Mark joined the staff in 1994. In 1995, he developed the Center's first website and has been the primary web developer since. His daily duties include network administration and database, software and website development. Before coming to the Center, he was an econometrician for nine years focusing on building large scale macroeconomic models used in forecasting and policy analysis. He has also taught college math. He holds a B.A. from University of Michigan and an M.A. from Michigan State University.

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Robert Beals IIRobert Beals II​​Creative Manager

Bob's interest in art started at age four. He has been a carpenter, sign painter, commercial artist, graphic designer, and professional photographer. He owned and operated his own ad agency and graphics house before joining the Center in 1987. He sets and maintains high graphic standards for Tierra Grande, the annual report, and all Center publications, videos, and promotional products. Bob's knowledge of computer programs to create and illustrate his imaginative designs is indispensable.

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JP Beato IIIJP Beato III

​Tierra Grande, communication collateral

JP is a graphic designer specializing in magazine layout, the redesign of this website, and creating conference materials that have increased the Texas Real Estate Research Center's visibility. He recently branched out to produce and create HD videos. JP started at the Center as a student worker. Since then, he has won numerous awards in documentary photojournalism and sports photography and now shoots architectural and landscape photography covers and editorial content for Tierra Grande magazine.

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Alden DeMossAlden DeMoss

​​​​​​​Design, desktop publishing, conference collateral​​

Alden started as a student worker at the Texas Real Estate Research Center and graduated from Texas A&M University in 2016 with a degree in environmental design – architectural studies and a minor in art. She uses her knowledge of design to create brochures, signs, and books for the Center’s conferences and courses. Alden also creates various online and print content for the Center and assists with photography/videography projects. Her favorite element of the job is designing spreads for Tierra Grande magazine.

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James P. Gaines, Ph.D.James P. Gaines, Ph.D.

​​​​Research, presentations, media interviews​

​After retiring from the Texas Real Estate Research Center in 2020, Economist Dr. James Gaines rejoined the staff in 2021. His new role is a slimmed down version of his position as chief economist, which he held for five years. Gaines continues making presentations, reviewing manuscripts, and giving media interviews.​​

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Charles Gilliland, Ph.D.Charles Gilliland, Ph.D.

​​​​Rural land, property taxes

Charles is the Texas Real Estate Research Center's land market expert. He holds M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from Texas A&M University. He has been studying land prices since the 1980s and is known throughout the state as the man to go to if you have questions about Texas land. In 2010, he was inducted into the Farm Credit Bank of Texas Hall of Honor for his "significant contributions to agriculture."

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Harold Hunt, Ph.D.Harold Hunt, Ph.D.

​​​​​​​​Commercial real estate, border issues, metropolitan real estate markets

Harold's research offers beneficial insights for both commercial and residential specialists. From green building to the impact of economic development, transportation, and other special topics, Hunt identifies key people in the industry and gets them to share their knowledge. Before obtaining his Ph.D., he was a commercial appraiser in Dallas. He has also taught real estate investment analysis to undergraduate students in Mays Business School.

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Gerald KlassenGerald Klassen

​​​​​​​​​Chief data officer, new infrastructure development, ongoing research, industry support

Klassen leads development of the Center's advanced data warehouse. He is always thinking about creating new information products that will help Texans make better real estate decisions. He also produces extensive housing statistics that appear in Texas REALTORS® MarketViewer portal, a free service available to all TR members.

Prior to joining the Center in 2008, Mr. Klassen spent 12 years managing and developing portfolio management systems in the investment industry. He worked at Wachovia Global Securities Lending during the collapse of Bear Stearns and Lehman Brothers in the Great Financial Crisis. Prior to that he worked at USAA supporting the Investment Management Company's trading and portfolio systems. Mr. Klassen has a deep understanding of financial markets and a passion for explaining the complexities so others can make informed business decisions.

Mr. Klassen has a BBA in Accounting & Finance, MBA from University of Texas at San Antonio and a Master of Land Economics & Real Estate (MLERE) from Texas A&M University.​

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Lynn Krebs, Ph.D.Lynn Krebs, Ph.D.

​​​Rural land, property taxes

Lynn joined the staff in 2022 with an extensive background in property tax consulting and professional education. He began his career at the Texas Real Estate Research Center as a graduate assistant in 1992, where he assisted Dr. Charles Gilliland in rural land markets and property tax research and reporting. He earned B.S. and Master's degrees from Texas A&M University in agricultural economics and land economics and real estate, respectively. Lynn also earned a Ph.D. degree from Georgia State University in Atlanta while working for the Institute of Professionals in Taxation from 1994 to 2003 as Director of Education and Certification Programs.​​ He worked in property tax consulting from 2007 to 2022, and most recently served as CEO of Tax Advisors Group.

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Alfonso MartinezAlfonso Martinez
​​Database administration and development, data warehousing and integration

Alfonso came to the Center in 2020 from the Sandia National Laboratory where he was a senior database engineer. Before that, he worked at Keller Williams’ international corporate office supporting their database technologies. A 24-year retired military veteran, Alfonso’s first posting in the information systems career field was as a computer mainframe developer with the U.S. Air Force. He has also managed different database technologies supporting Air Force projects and human resource research studies.
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Wesley MillerWesley Miller

​​​​​​​​​​Real estate economics, regional economics, macroeconomics​

Wesley earned a master of science in economics from the University of Texas at El Paso before joining the Texas Real Estate Research Center in January 2017. He is currently a 4th year Ph.D. student at Texas A&M University, and his research focuses on public and urban economics in Texas.  

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Brittany MoralesBrittany Morales

​​​​Human Resources, Business

Brittany joined the staff in 2021 to help coordinate the Center’s business activities. A 2016 graduate of Texas A&M University, she has a background in human resources and is passionate about leadership development and organizational effectiveness. Previously, Brittany was with the university’s College of Architecture.​​

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Mallika NatarajanMallika Natarajan

​​​​Data and economic analysis, statistics​

Mallika came to the Center in October 2022 after serving as a data analyst with Texas A&M University's human resources department. Using data from a myriad of sources, Mallika provides in-depth analyses that support the Center's applied research agenda. She earned a Masters in management information systems from Mays Business School at Texas A&M University.​​

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Adam Perdue, Ph.D.Adam Perdue, Ph.D.

​​​​​​​​​​Urban economics, real estate economics, spatial economics, public policy​

Adam came to the Texas Real Estate Research Center in 2020 from the University of Houston Institute for Regional Forecasting where he studied the Houston and Texas economies and real estate markets. He started his professional career as a transportation engineer in Houston, then San Antonio, before returning to the University of Houston to obtain his economics graduate degrees. Adam is most interested in the economic relationships between Texas cities and regions, the distribution of economic activity within cities, and the impacts of public policy on urban life and real estate. ​

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Bryan PopeBryan Pope

​​​​​​​​​​​​​Communications program, Tierra Grande magazine

Bryan is managing editor of TG magazine, the Texas Real Estate Research Center's flagship publication. Before moving into​ that role, he was editor of Real Estate Center Online News (RECON) and creator/producer/cohost of the Center's Real Estate Red Zone podcast. An Aggie, Bryan joined the Center in 2006​.​

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Cheryl PruittCheryl Pruitt

​​​​​​​​​​​​Events​, Business

Before joining the staff in February 2018, Cheryl spent six years as an event coordinator for Hewlett-Packard. With her diverse business background, Cheryl brings a wealth of administrative experience to the Center. She was also employed in the oil-and-gas industry handling accounting and purchasing, and she worked in the accounts payable departments at the Science Museum of Virginia and George Mason University.​​

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Joshua RobersonJoshua Roberson

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Data and economic analysis, statistics​​​

Joshua joined the Texas Real Estate Research Center in August 2016. He began his real estate career originating residential mortgages shortly before the Great Recession of 2007. After completing two master’s degrees—one in economics, the other in real estate finance—he shifted his attention toward data analytics where he uses a variety of technologies to bring data to life. Joshua is also a husband, father of two energetic kids, a first-generation Aggie, and a musician.

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Sarah VickSarah Vick

​​​​​​​​​​Purchasing, travel, and internal events​

Sarah joined the Texas Real Estate Research Center staff in 2018, bringing with her a background in coordinating business functions. A Bryan native, Sarah lived in Fort Worth working for a small business before moving back to Aggieland, where she worked for a local private firm and for Texas A&M University's Scholarships and Financial Aid department.

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