Key Personnel

Christopher H. Gutierrez, CCIM
Founder and Principal Broker

Chris Gutierrez brings three decades of commercial real estate experience, and the intensive graduate-level training of his industry-recognized CCIM designation, to every client consultation. Educated at the Catholic University of America, in Washington, D.C., he follows an ongoing program of formal studies to stay abreast of contract and real estate law, the latest theories and techniques in investment and market analysis, and property development issues.

His career preparation included service as an LBJ Congressional Intern for the late U.S. Rep. Henry B. Gonzalez, who was chairman of the House Banking Committee from 1989 to 1995. He subsequently worked closely with the Honorable Henry Cisneros, the then mayor of San Antonio, Texas, and former U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, in attracting industry to San Antonio and increasing the region's economic vitality. In his role as an industrial specialist for the city's under-served western and southern sectors, Chris played a key role in the negotiations leading to the creation of State Highway 151, thereby helping to "pave the way" for such developments as SeaWorld San Antonio.

In addition to the CCIM Institute, his professional affiliations include: The International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC); the National Association of Realtors (NAR) for which he serves on the Housing Opportunity Advisory Board (HOAB), Texas Association of Realtors (TAR), and the Waco Association of Realtors (WAOR). He is chairman of The Waco Plan Commission (now in his 7th year on the PC), and on the board of Neighborworks Waco (formerly Neighborhood Housing Services of Waco), part of the NeighborWorks America (NWA) network (formerly Neighborhood Reinvestment Corporation) charted by the U.S. Congress. For NWA, he serves on the Advisory Board for the NeighborWorks Center for HomeOwnership Education and Counseling (NCHEC). Chris also serves on the board of directors for the Heart of Texas Economic Development District, which is part of the Heart of Texas Council of Governments (HOTCOG). His position on the Advisory Board for the Waco Metropolitan Planning Organization rounds out Gutierrez' community efforts.

Marty Bush

A licensed real estate agent since 1990, Marty Bush also draws from an extensive background in accounting, property development, and property management in offering comprehensive turn-key project services that include creating the business plan, obtaining financing, handling site acquisition, and coordinating all phases of construction. Her ability to focus on the market allows her to advise clients on realistic selling prices that will reduce the amount of time their properties stay on the market. Her notable projects include the Region 12 Educational Service Center and TXU's Regional Call Center.

Marty maintains a no-nonsense approach to real estate. Understanding that people's time is increasingly valuable, she cuts straight to the point and helps clients make knowledgeable decisions in a timely fashion.

Included in the lengthy list of construction and build-to-suit projects that Marty has completed are those for the Internal Revenue Service, the Social Security Administration, the Drug Enforcement Agency, the Central Investigative Division for the Social Security Administration, the Texas Water Commission, the Texas Commission for the Blind, and McLennan County 911. The due diligence required for lease and construction projects for these agencies is quite stringent, and the fact that Marty has successfully completed these endeavors is a testament to her ability to perform well under even the strictest criteria.

An involved member of the community, Marty Bush has chaired such special events as "Christmas on the Brazos," for the Waco Historic Foundation, and the "Waco Freedom Frolic," and has served as president of Keep Waco Beautiful and Leadership Waco Alumni.

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