About Investment Realty Company, L.C.

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Stephen A. Raub

Investment Realty Co. L.C.
President of IRC, Mr. Raub earned an M.A. degree from Pepperdine University. He served 11 years as an officer in the United States Marine Corps. Licensed as a Texas Real Estate Broker, he has served as Director of the San Antonio Board of Realtors, Chairman of the Commercial Investment Division of the San Antonio Board of Realtors, and Director of the Texas Association of Realtors. He has been a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) since 1988. He is also a regular member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC.)

Licensed Real Estate Broker, TX #333833 / Investment Realty Real Estate License, TX #432312

Direct #: 210-314-7839
210-828-9261 ext. 19
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Connie P. Raub

Investment Realty Co. L.C.
Mrs. Raub is a licensed Real Estate Broker in the State of Texas. She is a graduate of Seattle University, Seattle, Washington with a Bachelor of Arts in Education. Her broad working experience includes owning and operating a retail business. Mrs. Raub has had extensive experience working in the arena of commercial insurance sales, public relations, non-profit fundraising and as an educator. Currently, she is a member and active with the following organizations: San Antonio Greater Chamber of Commerce, National Assn. of Realtors (NAR), Texas Assn. of Realtors (TAR), South Texas Commercial Association of Realtors (STCAR), Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW), Realtors Commercial Alliance (RCA) and a Regular Affiliate Member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC.) At Investment Realty Company, L.C., Mrs. Raub is the Vice President of Investment Realty Company and performs the role of Commercial Sales and Leasing Specialist.

Licensed Real Estate Broker, TX #562804

Phone: Direct #: 210-314-7838
210-828-9261 ext. 18
» cpraub@investmentrealty.com
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Charles P. Kaplan, Ph. D.

Investment Realty Co. L.C.
Dr. Kaplan, Development & Investment Strategist, President-elect (2017) for SABOR’s 44-County South Texas Commercial Association of Realtors Board, works for urban, rural, and destination resort property “Buyers & Sellers”. His transaction range includes listing, development scenarios, planning, negotiating agreements, entitlements, regulatory issues, expert witness testimony, and closing deals. Illustrative international & regional projects include Bayport Industrial Park (Houston), retail & office sites throughout Texas, and energy boom towns, USA and Canada. San Antonio & Chicago projects include: Schmitt Farms (495 ac.), La Cantera/USAA (1,400 ac.), Anaqua Springs (750 ac.), Esperanza/Boerne (1,242 ac.), infrastructure planning for Lerin Hills/Tapatio land assembly (1,600 ac.), hotels, and mixed-use retail.

Career Board Memberships: AICP, NAIOP, RECSA, CAE, ULI. Concurrently, as academic Professor, government official, and consultant to business & civic groups, Dr. Kaplan published over 100+ books & articles about economic development, planning, demography, energy, architecture and national security as applied to real estate. U. S. Naval Security Group, 1963 – 1969. Ph. D, U. of Chicago. Member, Quadrangle Club.

Licensed Real Estate Agent, TX #370190

Phone: Direct #: 210-314-7840
210-828-9261 ext. 22
» kplan@investmentrealty.com
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David Lawhorn

Investment Realty Co. L.C.
Mr. David Lawhorn is a Multi-Family Investment Specialist, heading up IRC's Apartment Group. Lawhorn has over 20 years of experience in the real estate industry. He was previously EVP/COO of a Texas-based full service real estate firm. During his tenure with this firm, Mr. Lawhorn had direct responsibility for over 1.5 billion in assets and supervised a brokerage staff that generated over $600 million in leasing & sales. Mr. Lawhorn left that firm in 1997 to join IRC--where he provided investment opportunities, asset management & consultation services for investors, developers and institutional clients. Mr. Lawhorn now leads the IRC Apartment Group, representing multi-housing investors.

Licensed Real Estate Broker, TX #281867

Phone: Direct #: 210-314-7842
210-828-9261 ext. 26
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Joanne Vollmer Mirelez,CCIM

Investment Realty Co. L.C.
Ms. Mirelez earned her CCIM designation in 1988, and has been a licensed real estate broker since 1979. After earning her BBA with majors in both Real Estate and Finance at The University of Texas at Austin, she worked in real estate research, land brokerage, office & retail leasing, commercial property management, and asset management. Ms. Mirelez returned to her studies to earn a Masters of Science in Health Care Administration from Trinity University in San Antonio. She spent a decade in the health care environment prior to returning to commercial real estate. As a 4th generation San Antonian, Ms. Mirelez combines her education and experience with her network of family, friends, and business associates to help people and businesses find solutions to their commercial real estate needs.Her focus is on general and healthcare office and retail leasing, and building sales. She also has experience in land sales and acquisitions.

Licensed Real Estate Broker, TX #229836

Phone: Direct #: 210-314-7843
210-828-9261 ext. 27
» joanne@investmentrealty.com
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Paul Fairchild, CCIM

Investment Realty Co. L.C.
Paul Fairchild, CCIM, our Director of Finance, earned his MBA from Texas A&M University before beginning a diversified career in banking, investment management, and real estate. Paul's banking career included extensive experience with a leading international bank in corporate lending, equity capital markets, and private equity. Paul then left the banking sector to manage the investment portfolios of very high net worth family offices, where his investment experience included major commitments to both publicly
traded REIT's and private limited partnership investments. Returning to his native San Antonio, Paul transitioned into real estate development where he
gained valuable experience in financing and project management. Although not a CPA, Paul has completed accounting coursework sufficient to become CPA-eligible. Paul consulted on a number of IRC development and lending projects before joining the firm as Director of Finance in the Spring of 2015.

Licensed Real Estate Agent, TX #583883

Phone: 210-828-9261 Ext. 13
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Marie L. Goga

Investment Realty Co. L.C.
Marie serves as a Commercial Sales and Leasing Agent, including Retail Tenant Representation. She earned a BBA with majors in both Marketing and Finance at The University of Texas at Austin. Marie’s initial real estate experience included multi-family sales with the IRC Apartment Group where she became proficient in apartment property analysis and marketing. Prior to real estate, her experience includes work in the Restaurant and Food Service Industry where she was a National Seafood Broker and a Vice-President for Campeche Seafood Inc. and before that, a restaurant manager for a fine dining restaurant. She is a member of South Texas Commercial Association of Realtors (STCAR) , Texas Association of Realtors (TAR), National Association of Realtors (NAR), and The International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC).

Licensed Real Estate Agent, TX #549970

Phone: Direct #: 210-314-7837
210-828-9261 Ext. 14
» mgoga@investmentrealty.com
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James Murry

Investment Realty Co. L.C.
James, or “Tres” known by his family and friends, joined IRC in 2015 as an Associate. He actively participates in both the Property Management and Leasing & Sales arms of our firm. James graduated from the University of the Incarnate Word in 2014 with a BBA in Management. Among his prior work experience, James most recently worked as an Analyst with McCombs Davidson Studley, formerly KMD Studley. James hails from South Texas and credits the area, along with his upbringing, for shaping him into the friendly, hardworking professional he is today.

Licensed Real Estate Agent, TX #630371

Phone: 210-314-7835
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