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Justin Goertz

Justin Goertz Personal Testimony - November 17, 2022

Justin Goertz is a career sales-professional focused on commercial real estate and specifically – property tax consulting services – with Invoke Tax Partners.  He has developed successful engagements with clients having responsibility for local, regional and national portfolios of commercial property as we all as large corporate customers.

Justin specializes in applying his industry knowledge and expertise to educate and advise clients on property tax minimization and planning strategies for their commercial office, industrial, retail, hospitality and multifamily properties.

In addition to being an active member of The Real Estate Council, Justin is a licensed property tax consultant in the state of Texas, he is a Past President of Real Estate Financial Executives Association and has volunteered with great, local organizations including The North Texas Food Bank, The Salvation Army, Genesis Women's Shelter and Vogel Alcove.  Justin is an active member in many industry organizations including ULI, TREC, NTCAR, NAIOP, IPT, TAPTP, REFEA and DREM.  He is a 2013 graduate of The Associate Leadership Council (TREC), a 2020 graduate of The Center for Leadership (ULI) and is happy to point out his alma mater – Texas Lutheran University – on a map.

Justin loves spending time with his family (wife-Elizabeth and three daughters) and friends.  He is committed to serving the local community including coaching youth sports, the board of directors for The Foundation for Lovejoy Schools and is currently Co-Chair of ULI’s 2023 Center for Leadership program.


Bill Cawley

Bill Cawley Personal Testimony - October 28, 2022

Bill Cawley is the brand and vision behind Cawley Partners, a full-service, Dallas-based real estate company historically focused on commercial office product. Over the course of his career, Bill has owned all classes of commercial real estate in multiple markets across the country. He is continually recognized as one of the most influential business leaders in Dallas-Fort Worth. In 2020, Bill was named Developer of the Year by D CEO  Magazine, and most recently, he was the 2022 inductee to the NTCAR (The North Texas Commercial Association of Realtors and Real Estate Professionals) Hall of Fame. Bill has acquired and developed more than 15 million square feet of commercial office product. His company, Cawley Partners, has been the premier office developer along the Dallas North Tollway, developing more than $500 million of Class A office space and totaling more than 1.5 million square feet within the last 5 years.

Bill Cawley served as the 2020 Chairman of TREC (The Real Estate Council) and is a past board member of NTCAR. Bill is an active member of ULI (Urban Land Institute) and serves on the SMU COX Folsom Institute for Real Estate Advisory Board. In addition to his industry related committee positions, Bill serves the local community as a Board Member of Children’s Medical, while also supporting numerous charitable organizations.


Daniel Eng & Calvin Wong

Daniel Eng & Calvin Wong Personal Testimony - September 28, 2022

Daniel C. Eng is the Founder of Engvest Commercial Realty, LLC. His affiliation with T.K. Eng & Associates Investments Group, Inc., and GE Management Co. (family companies that have been established since the early 80s) has brought in-depth knowledge and experience to Engvest. Daniel graduated in 2001 from Franklin College Switzerland with a BA in International Banking and Finance, and started his career & passion in Commercial Real Estate. In 2008, Daniel earned his CCIM designation (Certified Commercial Investment Member), and in 2011 he obtained his CPM designation (Certified Property Manager). Daniel is a licensed Texas real estate broker. He is the Vice President for Asian Real Estate Association of America, Dallas Chapter (2014-2015). He has served on the City of Richardson’s Chamber of Commerce Board of Advisors (2011-2012).

Calvin Wong, CCIM is the co-founder of ENGVEST Commercial Group and WE PARTNERS, an international investment firm. Calvin oversees investment strategy for the firm, focusing on partnerships with investors in Asia and Europe, and managing family office. He has created several successful partnerships in commercial real estate investments. He has over 15 years of industry experience and has been involved in over $800 million in transactions.  Prior to ENGVEST, Calvin worked at Goldman Sachs, where he gained valuable commercial real estate experience in underwriting, research, acquisitions and investment banking. His past experience includes investment banking, Oil & Gas, Mergers and Acquisitions, and cross-border transactions.

 


Steve Wilkerson

Steve Wilkerson Personal Testimony - August 24, 2022

Steven is the Sr. Vice President of Search Commercial Real Estate doing both Tenant and Landlord work. He started his real estate career in 1981 as a custom home builder and commercial developer in the Mid-Cities area. He loved creating dreams for families until the economy downturn the late 80’s when he transitioned to corporate America and became a National Account Manager for International Paper. His focus was on Fortune 500 businesses where he coordinated delivery of a multitude of products from 240 distribution centers across North America. He returned to the commercial real estate industry in 2001.

He was born and raised in Odessa, TX in a home where when the church doors were open, his family was there. His father was Chairman of the Board of the 2nd largest church in Odessa and his mother was a Deaconess and taught Sunday school classes. Not only was he raised in a faith-based home, but he was also part of an incredibly loving and close-knit family. Ward and June Cleaver would be envious of the family environment he was raised in. He was a very blessed young man growing up.

Steven has four kids where they were raised in Arlington. He coached every kid sport imaginable (to his kids’ disdain!). He loved teaching young kids how to work as a team. He is a graduate of TCU (he bleeds purple) where he played basketball and baseball. He is married to Cathy and together they have 7 kids and 7 grandchildren. Steven currently serves on the Board of Intentional Intimacy Ministries as a Deacon at the Gateway Dallas campus and volunteers time at The Men of Nehemiah ministry in Dallas. He loves playing golf, but his most enjoyable hobby is being with family.


Vicky Gunning

Vicky Gunning Personal Testimony - June 22, 2022

Vicky Gunning is a Partner at the law firm of Locke Lord LLP where she has spent her entire career. Locke Lord treasures its people and Vicky was recently promoted to what she considers her dream job as the Director of Employee and Alumni Engagement, a newly-formed innovative position focusing on culture, women, and alumni, for Locke Lord’s 20 offices. She formerly headed the Dallas office of Locke Lord as Office Managing Partner (and continues to serve currently as Deputy Managing Partner) and as Department Co-Chair for the firm-wide finance, banking and real estate department.

Vicky served joyfully on the CREW (Commercial Real Estate Women) Network Global Board in 2016 ‎and 2017 and as Global Chair of the CREW Network Foundation in 2020 and has been honored with CREW Dallas’ highest award, the Outstanding ‎Achievement Award. She was recognized by GlobeSt. as a Women of Influence: Commercial Real Estate Legal Counsel in 2021, received Connect Commercial Real Estate’s 2021 Lawyers in Real Estate Award, and has been named to The Best Lawyers in America®, Real Estate Law (2020-2022). Vicky is actively involved in numerous good causes including currently serving on national boards as Chair of the Board of Christians in Public Service and ‎on the Boards of 4Word Christian Women and Teach the Story ministries.

Vicky serves her church in Flower Mound as the Senior Lay Leader and on the prayer team and property team. She has been married 35 years ‎to Michael, has a 19 year old son Ryan, and enjoys reading good books while overlooking the ocean, long conversations with friends, the outdoors, and traveling.‎


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