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The Real Estate Council Young Guns are a group of commercial real estate professionals 35 and under who come together to build relationships, grow their careers, and make an impact in social, political, and community issues that affect the city of Dallas. What are you waiting for?

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Member Benefits

  • Invitations to all Young Guns programs: Casino Night, Forum, Rising to the Top, About Town
  • Invitations to The Real Estate Council’s Speaker Series and events
  • Access to our Mentorship Program
  • Ability to participate in Breakfast Groups
  • Access to our online membership directory
  • Discounted rate for TREC PAC membership

Young Guns Committees/Programs

If you are interested in serving on a Young Guns committee, please contact Amy Stovall, Director of Membership, Engagement, and Communications, or click here to get involved.

Membership and Engagement Committee
Help recruit new members and retain current membership. The committee hosts monthly New Member coffee events to build relationships with new members, promotes the benefits of Young Guns membership to young commercial real estate professionals and keeps members informed of ways to get involved with TREC.

Mentorship Program
Learn from an experienced commercial real estate professional. With this one-one-one mentorship program, each mentor and mentee meet regularly to identify attainable goals for the year and develop a plan to achieve those goals. Applicants must be between the ages of 25 and 35 to participate.

Community Engagement Committee
Spread the word about opportunities for Young Guns to give back to the community and participate in work days, where a group of Young Guns can make a difference throughout the greater community

Young Guns Foundation Project
Help better our community with a real estate related project while networking with your fellow Young Guns. This year the Young Guns will support renovations to the Martin Luther King Jr. Learning Center, a Dallas Independent School District facility located within the Forest District that will become an exploratory arts academy whose students will go on to attend Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts.

Breakfast Groups
Get to know your fellow Young Guns over breakfast. Meet with a small group to discuss business, current trends and local issues while building relationships with Young Guns across a variety of businesses in the commercial real estate industry. Young Guns membership is required to participate. Sign up today!

TREC Political Action Committee
Inform and educate members about local and statewide issues that impact the commercial real estate industry, long-term job growth and quality of life in the greater Dallas area. During election time, the committee also identifies and endorses candidates for public office.

Young Guns Events

If you are interested in serving on a Young Guns event committee, please contact TREC Special Events Coordinator Cale Peterson or click here to get involved.

Casino Night
Celebrate with a night of casino-style gaming at the Young Guns premiere event, Casino Night. The annual event brings together more than 500 young professionals for a full night of entertainment to raise funds for the Young Guns Foundation project.

Forum
Keep in the know about trending topics in Dallas while networking with industry leaders. Forum is an annual event where key players participate on a panel to exchange ideas and views on the selected topic or issue. Past Forums include a discussion on the past, present and future of Deep Ellum, redeveloping Lower Greenville and the revitalization of the Farmer’s Market.

Rising to the Top
Find out what it takes to rise to the top from real estate professionals who’ve done it. This annual event brings together leading commercial real estate executives to discuss current topics, share career history and offer advice you can’t find elsewhere.

About Town
Want the inside track on upcoming developments in the Dallas area? Join a quarterly About Town program, which provide an overview of an active development, often include a construction site tour and conclude with a networking opportunity at a nearby venue.

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2020 Young Guns Committee

  • CHAIR
    Erin Mullen,
    Bank of Texas
  • VICE CHAIR/FOUNDATION LIAISON
    Johnny Begzos, Republic Title of Texas
  • COMMUNITY FUND LIAISON
    Zach Jacques, Independent Bank
  • MEMBERSHIP CHAIR
    Randy Streig, private company
  • MEMBERSHIP ENGAGEMENT CHAIR
    Stephen McDaniel, Muckleroy & Falls
  • PAC LIAISON
    Huntley Lewis, Kimley-Horn
  • PUBLIC POLICY LIAISON
    Wes Hoblit,
    Masterplan
  • COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT CO-CHAIR
    Fernando Ceballos, Pape-Dawson Engineers
  • COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT CO-CHAIR
    Lucas Leifeld, Invitation Homes
  • FOUNDATION PROJECT CO-CHAIR
    Tara Harandi, GFF
  • FOUNDATION PROJECT CO-CHAIR
    Patrick Henning
    , Brasfield & Gorrie
  • BREAKFAST GROUP CO-CHAIR
    Apyrl Giarudon, EY
  • BREAKFAST GROUP CO-CHAIR
    Mikey Bryant
    , CBRE
  • SPECIAL EVENTS CO-CHAIR
    Nicole Markim, Corgan
  • SPECIAL EVENTS CO-CHAIR
    Kendra Williams, 42 Real Estate
  • CASINO NIGHT CHAIR
    Andre Ferrari, JLL
  • FORUM CHAIR
    Alena Savera, StreetLights Residential
  • RISING TO THE TOP CHAIR
    Ashley Cummings, Winstead PC