Eric is the Broker in Charge for the Texas Region, (Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, and Oklahoma) of AFM Real Estate, a subsidiary of American Forest Management. Eric has been working with timberland real estate since 1996. His career began with a consulting forestry firm in Crockett, Texas, where he learned the business of forestry and worked as an appraiser trainee. While there, Eric earned a real estate salesman license. From 1998-2006, he worked for a Timberland Investment Management Organization (TIMO) filling a number of roles including area forester, division forester as well as being involved with the disposition and acquisition of client properties in Texas.
Eric states, "in late 2006, I moved full-time into timberland brokerage. I helped open two real estate company offices and was very successful in selling timberland and recreation properties for and to a number of TIMOs and REITs as well as private individuals. I am a Texas Society of American Forester's past chairman, a Certified Forester and a Licensed Real Estate Broker."
Eric and Jennifer have been married since 1991 and they live in Lufkin, Texas. They have 4 wonderful children, twin boys who are Texas A&M Graduates, they have a son and daughter, both in high school. Eric is active in his local church, community and a Rotarian.
(1992) Bachelor of Science in Forestry from Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas.