Ty founded Transwestern's Austin office in June 1984. As Executive Vice President with Transwestern Development Company, he oversees the commercial development and acquisition operations for Central Texas and consults with the Houston development services group on new construction, build-to-suit and related development projects. In addition to his development role, Ty directs the acquisition efforts for Transwestern Sponsorship Equity Partners (TSEP), a value-add investment fund focused on acquiring office, industrial and retail projects in Central Texas and the Western region of the U.S., including Texas, Arizona, Colorado and California. Ty is also involved in the agency leasing, structured finance and investment services divisions for the Central Texas Region.


Ty has 30-plus years of experience in commercial real estate in Texas. He has directed the development of approximately 7 million square feet of office and industrial properties in Austin, Houston, and San Antonio valued in excess of $750 million. Ty is responsible for the development of several of Austin's largest master-planned office and industrial parks including Barton Oaks Plaza, Southpark Commerce Center, Monterey Oaks and AmberOaks Corporate Center. 


Ty is an active member of the following organizations and received the following awards:
Urban Land Institute (ULI), Governance Committee Member - Austin
Real Estate Council of Austin (RECA)
International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)
Advisory Board of the Nature Conservancy of Austin
Recipient of Transwestern's Founders Award in 2007
Recipient of Transwestern's Champion's Club Award in 2002, 2004, 2007, 2008


Ty earned his Bachelor of Business Administration in finance and Masters of Business Administration from The University of Texas at Austin. He is a licensed Real Estate Broker in the State of Texas.