Karl is a native Houstonian and is a graduate of St. Thomas High School in Houston and the University of Houston where he earned a BBA degree in General Business.
He has been involved in some aspect of commercial real estate throughout his business life, which spans over 40 years and includes developing and leasing commercial properties, securing the long-term financing of commercial properties and selling these types of properties to institutional investors. Additionally, he has experience in the inner- workings of government agencies having served as a Case Manager for the F.D.I.C. in the disposition of assets of a major failed savings and loan association in Houston. Many of these assets consisted of various types of commercial properties upon which he had sole authority to approve sales of assets with book values of up to $1 Million. This experience added to his knowledge base of the greater Houston area and which areas had the greatest potential for future development.
As a native Houstonian and having worked in these specialized fields in Houston for many years, he is very knowledgeable of Houston and the surrounding areas. This knowledge of Houston and his experience in various segments of commercial real estate enables him to assist clients in the development, leasing and acquisition or disposition of commercial property.
Karl and his wife, Florence, enjoy travelling to scenic places and have been fortunate in being able to visit various national parks and many other picturesque places across the United States and Canada.