Meet the 2018 RLI Texas Chapter Officers

Minor Taylor, ALC

Minor Taylor, ALC

President

Minor has been involved in Real Estate and Real Estate Development for over 25 years, not only in the United States but Internationally.
His real estate background gives him the knowledge to work with large farm & ranch properties, luxury properties, international properties, development tracks and hunting properties.
He brings an understanding of the Real Estate market and dedicates himself to professionalism and personal service.
He is a licensed real estate broker in Texas, Louisiana & Colorado and is a member of The Houston Association of Realtors, The Texas Association of Realtors, The National Association of Realtors, The Texas Realtors Land Institute, where he is currently President, The Colorado Realtors Land Institute, The National Realtors Land Institute, where he is also board member and the Land Education Foundation, where he is the vice chairman of the board of trustees.
Minor is also a member of the National Association of Realtors prestigious Global Business and Alliances Committee.
He is a founding member and board member of The Texas Land Brokers Network and is also a member of the Texas Alliance of Land Brokers.
He is a five year in a row recipient of The Texas Land Broker Network, agent to agent highest transaction award, the National Realtor Land Institute agent to agent highest transaction award and The Realtors Land Institute & The Land Report’s Apex Award, given to the top 20 National Land Producers.
He is also a recipient of the Lands of America ‘Land Star’ award,
"This award recognizes top professional brokers in the land real estate market for their accomplishments.”
Minor is a founding member of American Farm & Ranch Brokerage, a premier group of farm and ranch brokers nationwide.
He is also a founding member of the Land Broker Cooperative. A nation wide MLS site for Land Brokers.
He is a member of The Asian Real Estate Association of America (AREAA), The Houston Association of Realtor’s International Advisory Committee and is an Accredited Land Consultant (ALC), a Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS), a Texas Water Rights Specialist (TWRS) and holds The Transnational Referral Certification
(TRC) and the Accredited Luxury Home Specialist (ALHS) Designation.
He is an active member of the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo where he has served as Captain on the Rodeo’s International Committee.
He is the owner and broker of Taylor Land Investments Real Estate and Property Connections Real Estate in Houston and Bay City, Texas.

Rick Doak

Rick Doak

President-elect
Jerrett Lamb

Jerrett Lamb

Secretary

Von Box

Treasurer

Meet the 2018 RLI Texas Board of Directors

Catherine Cole, ALC

Catherine Cole, ALC

Past President

Cathy Cole’s clients benefit from over twenty seven years of experience buying and selling private residences and some of the region’s most spectacular farms and ranches. During that time, she has amassed a record of success that includes over 100 Top Producer titles, and the South Central Board of REALTORS® recognized Cathy as their first two-time “REALTOR® of the Year 1997 & 2005.” In 2013 and 2014 she was awarded the People’s Choice Award for Best Realtor and Heritage Texas Country Properties was awarded the same award for Best Real Estate Company in the south central region. Again this year Best Real Estate Company for 2018. She is owner of Heritage Texas Country Properties and knows that being a graduate and a trainer of Texas Realtors Leadership Program is being put to full use now more than ever.
Born in Chicago, IL and after growing up in Pasadena, CA she lived in Southern California, London, Italy, Africa, the Middle East and Houston, Cathy settled with her family in Brenham over thirty years ago. She understands the needs of clients who want to purchase a property on the other side of the Brazos River and those who are relocating to the other side of an ocean.
Energetic and enterprising, Cathy provides personalized service for buyers and sellers and finds the right property for each client. Her job is only complete when the buyer or seller is satisfied. Cathy treasures each client, but she is especially proud of the dozens of individuals and families who have trusted her to manage their real estate transactions multiple times.
Her dedication to the “country life” and work for clients buying and selling amazing rural properties earned her the honor of serving Immediate Past President of the Texas Chapter of REALTORS® Land Institute, currently Director of the Realtors Land Institute, National Board, the most trusted, accomplished and highest performing land experts across the state. She is also a founding member and past Director of the Texas Land Brokers Network, an organization dedicated to networking and education of land professionals.
Cathy has also been a member of Political Involvement Committee for the Texas Association of Realtors for five year and serves on the Land Use Committee. Cathy’s own colleagues recognize and respect her dedication to both her personal and professional integrity, which was why she was asked to serve on the Texas Association of REALTORS®’ Professional Standards Committee for eight years. She has served on several other committees as well. Currently Cathy serves on the Texas Association of Realtors Nominating Committee and is a Government Affairs representative.
A dedicated mother and grandmother, Cathy believes that strong communities begin at home. Cathy volunteers countless hours to charities to help ensure that Washington County and surrounding areas are better places to live and work. Cathy says the best advice she ever received was to “be honest and love my work”. Past Director of Washington County Chamber of Commerce and has served on several task forces. Member of St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, Brenham Country Club Ladies Association and Board.
Known as the “Dirt Girl”, “Come home to your heritage” is Cathy’s belief and extends to her clients, peers and family. The four “F.s” are a standby for her: Faith, Family, Friends and Fun…” These now are extended to the “nine F’s” with the addition of: Focus, Fortitude, Freedom, Forgiveness, and Future…

Albert Allen, ALC

Albert Allen, ALC

Director - Term Ending 2018

Specializes in rural property within two hours of Houston, Texas.

Steven Bilicek, ALC

Steven Bilicek, ALC

Director - Term Ending 2019

Steven J. Bilicek, ALC has been in the real estate business for 29 years and he has owned and operated his own business, Texas Ag Realty, LLC for nearly 25 years. Mr. Bilicek is an Accredited Land Consultant with the ALC designation awarded by the Realtors Land Institute and a Licensed Texas Real Estate Broker. He also holds a Masters Degree in Land Economics and Real Estate, a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Economics, and an Associates Arts Degree in Agriculture. He is a state certified general real estate appraiser and he also holds the MAI designation from the Appraisal Institute. Mr. Bilicek has provided brokerage and consulting services on a wide variety of agricultural, commercial, and industrial properties. He has assisted buyers and sellers with the marketing and purchase of farms, ranches, hunting properties, country estates, transitional land, development property, commercial land, and industrial land throughout Texas. He has also consulted and assisted buyers and sellers on farms and ranches in New Mexico, Louisiana, Colorado, Oklahoma, Wyoming, and Montana. Mr. Bilicek is a member of the Texas Alliance of Land Brokers, Texas Land Brokers Network, National Association of Realtors, Texas Association of Realtors, Houston Association of Realtors, The Houston Safari Club, and the Dallas Safari Club.

Wendy Johnson, ALC

Wendy Johnson, ALC

Director - Term Ending 2019

Wendy Johnson began selling Agricultural Land, Farm and Ranch, Recreational, Equestrian Estates, Hunting, Residential and Country Home properties throughout Texas in 2012. Raised on a horse ranch in Northern Illinois, and owned and operated a profitable equestrian facility, Wendy developed a passion for the outdoors at an early age.

Her business manager and paralegal background working with contracts, dispute resolutions, and negotiations with challenging unique properties complements her work in real estate. She represents domestic and international sellers, buyers, and investors, while continually building relationships with top real estate professionals. Her reputation for integrity, honesty, quality of service, effective negotiating, and understanding of markets allows her to get deals done.

Her Accredited Land Consultant designation has given her the ability to network amongst the superior land experts throughout the states.

She is certainly passionate and dedicated about her business in real estate, and her faith shines in God, family and friends.
Achievements, Affiliations & Awards
• National REALTORS® Land Institute (RLI), Member
• RLI National Chapter Task Force Committee Member
• RLI Texas Chapter Task Force, Director
• RLI National Education Committee Member
• Accredited Land Consultant (ALC) and Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR) designations
• Rookie of the Year, Top Producer and Leadership Awards
• World and Reserve Championships showing horses

Norma Carleton, ALC

Norma Carleton, ALC

Director - Term ending 2020

As a Native Texan it only made sense that I would relocate from the City to the Country eventually! I moved to a little 50 acre farm in Walburg, Texas in 1992 which was my very first introduction to "LAND" & the best move I’ve ever made! I obtained my Real Estate License in the Great State of Texas in 2003 and naturally my first listings fell under the Farm & Ranch Division. Prior to my Real Estate Career, I spent 12 years working in Procurement for the Manufacturing industry in the Telecommunications & Medical Device Field in the Austin, Texas area. In between those to careers I was Blessed with the opportunity to be a "Stay At Home Mom" by far the hardest, yet Most Treasured Job I will ever have!
My home place "Carleton Farms" is where I have spend the last 26 years Building My Faith, My Family, & My Real Estate Business. I obtained my ABR = Accredited Buyer Agent designation 2003. I joined RLI in 2008 and have served on the National Education Board for several years, appointed the Chair Position 2016. I have served on the RLI Texas Chapter Board of Directors 2014 -2018. Awarded the ALC designation 2016. I am a Member of TWA = Texas Wildlife Association and serve on their Woman of the Land Committee. I am a Member of the National Association of Realtors, Texas Association of Realtors, & The Williamson County Board of Realtors. I have been awarded The 5-Star Real Estate Agent 2012*2013*2014*2015*2016*2018 by Texas Monthly Magazine based on "Excellence in Customer Service" representing Buyers! I was licensed under Keller Williams Realty 2003-2017. I was recently recruited at the end of 2017 by "Chisholm Trail Properties" & awarded the position of Farm & Ranch Director. I look forward to working with you soon.

Marc Bradberry

Marc Bradberry

Director - Term ending 2020

I am currently a REALTOR® with Anderson Realty Company. I specialize in rural agricultural properties mainly in Hood, Erath, Palo Pinto and Parker Counties. However, I have sold properties all over the state of Texas. I have been involved in selling rural properties for several years. My background includes a degree in range animal science, ranch management, and agricultural sales. This background has helped me transition to a career in selling rural farm and ranch real estate.

Don Honeycutt, ALC

Don Honeycutt, ALC

Director - Term ending 2021

Don‘s land and ranch real estate career began in the 1990’s, primarily buying and selling ranches in Central Texas. Don became a Texas licensed agent in 2005 and a licensed broker in 2010, which is when he founded Longhorn Realty, LLC. Based out of Williamson County, Texas, Don mainly focuses on farm and ranch properties in Bastrop, Bell, Blanco, Burnet, Hays, Lampasas, Llano, Lee, Milam, San Saba, Travis, Williamson Counties and surrounding areas. Don is also a ranch owner and avid outdoorsman and has hands-on experience specifically with land and ranch properties. Don also has a nice resume of residential sales and has built and renovated numerous homes throughout Central Texas.

Some of Don’s memberships include: Texas Alliance of Land Brokers, REALTOR Land Institute, Luxury Home Council, Better Business Bureau, Williamson County Association of REALTORS, Highland Lakes Association of REALTORS, Central Texas MLS, Leander Chamber of Commerce, Liberty Hill Chamber of Commerce, Texas Association of REALTORS and National Association of REALTORS.