For the past 39 years I have been actively involved in the real estate business, primarily as a real estate developer and consultant. Prior to being in the real estate business, I was a stock broker, and also in the oil business. I have been actively involved in real estate projects all over the world, including, but not limited to: Hawaii, Mexico, Belgium, Egypt, Cyprus, etc.
In the past decade my projects have received awards for Environmental Excellence and Keep Texas Beautiful. Many of the Starrett Development projects have been waterfront oriented. I have always had a keen interest in being a good steward of all lands I have developed
I have an International Appraisal License plus brokers' licenses for Texas and Florida.
Eight years ago I started a 501c.3 foundation, (THE TEXAS FOUNDATION FOR INNOVATIVE COMMUNITIES).
In the past 15 years I have bought 11 ranches in central Texas and have developed each of them into attractive communities specializing in Wildlife management Plans, which provide ag exemptions for the property owners.
B.S. Degree from the University of Houston. Degree in Finance from the New York Institute of Finance. And have taken a myriad of courses world wide on real estate development, plus being a speaker at International Conferences on Real Estate in the United States and Europe.