Get to Know Brad Segreto, Market Associate

Meet Brad Segreto, Houston Market Associate and new addition to HLC!

Brad grew up in The Woodlands, Texas where he attended The Woodlands High School. He then went to college at the University of Houston and received a Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership and Supervision. Prior to HLC, Brad worked as a sales representative for an industrial engineering firm where he assisted clients with their predictive and reliability maintenance needs, mainly in the oil and gas sector. As a Market Associate for Holt Lunsford Commercial his primary responsibilities include project leasing, tenant representation, and business development initiatives for HLC’s industrial portfolio in the Houston market. Brad lives in Houston with his wife and five-month-old son.

What brought you to HLC?
My brother knows Kelly Landwermeyer from working with him at Weingarten, and I found out about the position through him.

What about your role here at HLC most excites or interests you?
I have always been interested in real estate. I’m anxious to continue my working relationship with clients from my prior job. I’m also excited about the opportunities in Houston and about applying the knowledge that I already have of this area. Lastly, I really like the fact that I get to be out and about working with clients and not just behind a desk all day.

How do you hope to grow here at HLC?
I hope to help grow our Houston portfolio and increase my sales and negotiating skills, along with continuing to learn more about the real estate industry in general.

How do you like to spend your free time?
I like to be with my family and friends. I also love to golf and travel and combine the two when possible! My top 3 travel spots are the Caribbean (my wife and I were married in Grand Cayman), Pebble Beach and New York City. 

Everyone has a good app idea. What’s yours?
An app that will digitally put a suit and tie on anyone who isn’t wearing one for video conferencing and Skyping. 

What inspires you?
People’s success and failure stories. One success story that comes to mind is about the current owner of the Houston Astros, Jim Crane. In March of 1984, he borrowed $10,000 from his sister and founded Eagle USA Airfreight, an air freight logistics business. Long story short, it was very successful, and Jim went on to own several companies, a nationally recognized golf club, and the 2017 World Series Champions Houston Astros baseball team!

What could you teach someone to do in the next 5 minutes?
I could teach a PC user how to use a Mac.

If you were stranded on a desert island, what three things would you want to have with you?
1. Sunscreen
2. Firestarter
3. My family, so I wouldn’t be alone

If you could steal credit for any great piece of art, song, film, book, etc., which one would you claim?
The movie, The Godfather.

Which animal would make the best type of president if the animal kingdom ever rises up and takes over?
A lion, because it will do whatever it needs to do to survive.

Favorite quote?
One of my favorites is by 1956 Masters Champion, Jack Burke Jr., “Anything with its head down gets eaten. Keep your head up and be observant — on the (golf) course and in life.”

Welcome to HLC Brad, we are glad you are here!