A true Partnership over 20 years in the making…
After growing up together in grade school, the Principals of BANDIER Realty Partners, LLC have established a unique and dynamic shared vision. The Firm principles are based on loyalty, performance, and significant relationships – not only to one another, but also to their Clients, Investors and Partners.
L.S. Trey Halberdier
Trey Halberdier co-founded BANDIER Companies / BANDIER Realty Partners in 2007 with his long-term friend and business partner, Rob Banzhaf. Prior to founding BANDIER Companies and BANDIER Realty Partners LLC, Trey spent several years with a few of the largest leading commercial real estate firms in the United States- CBRE, CRESA & Newmark Knight Frank.
He currently serves as visionary leader of BANDIER Companies- comprising of BANDIER Realty Partners LLC, BANDIER Development Partners LLC, 40 AXI Partners LLC, Switchback Ventures LLC, and other single purpose investment entities. Trey’s background began representing Fortune 500, multi-national, private and public entities in all facets of commercial real estate advisory, investments and developments. Trey, like his business partner, quickly realized his purpose and passion was greater than the sole practice of Brokerage & Advisory. His innate entrepreneurial disciplined abilities have launched him into the creative dynamics of a CRE investor and developer. He created BANDIER to be an exceptional, “high-octane” boutique investment, development, and brokerage firm in Texas. Superior Performance, Distinctive Impact, and Endurance are his significant outputs.
Mr. Halberdier’s wide range of experience includes Property Acquisition/Disposition, Sale/Leaseback, Investment Analysis, Ground up Development, Build to Suit, Design Build, Land Purchasing/Disposition, Business Development, Tenant Representation, Landlord Representation, Syndication, Promotion and Financial Services/Placement for Investments & Developments and (pre)Foreclosure & Bank REO Advisory and Principal Note Purchases.
Overall, Trey instills a fanatically disciplined entrepreneur mentality and possesses a keen ability to sponsor, procure and close complex deals with clients such as: US Bank, Whitney Bank, FDIC, SBA, RPC Inc., Malvern Instruments, Caza Oil & Gas, World Financial Group, Petroleum Wholesale, Citibank, The Redstone Companies, G.E. Capital, VOPAK, China Airlines, AmREIT and Private Investors, Banking & Oil/Gas Institutions, and Developers alike.
Mr. Halberdier graduated from The Ohio State University with a B.S. in Business Administration with a Major in Marketing at The Fisher College of Business. While studying at The Ohio State University, Mr. Halberdier won Big Ten Conference Varsity Scholar Athlete Awards and a Big Ten Championship as a four-year letterman playing Division 1 Big Ten Varsity Men’s Soccer. Trey is affiliated and member of ULI, CommGate, NAIOP, Texas Young Professionals, CoreNet, HAR/TAR, ULI, and CCIM.
Mr. Halberdier enjoys his family time with his wife Paige, young son Gavin, and two precious daughters Lyla and Libby Rose. Trey and his family are committed members of The Woodlands United Methodist Church. He serves as a Board Member of Commercial Gateway Houston, and past Vice President for The Ohio State University Alumni Association Chapter in Houston. Most recently, Trey became a Mentor with Investor Mentor Program in the Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Houston C. T. Bauer College of Business. Trey is a lifelong member of the Sigma Chi Fraternity Alumni Program, and an active youth Soccer Coach in The Woodlands Community. Trey also loves to golf.
Robert D. Banzhaf
Robert Banzhaf cofounded BANDIER Realty Partners in 2007 with his long-term friend and business partner, Trey Halberdier. Prior to founding BANDIER Realty Partners, Rob had spent several years with some of the largest International real estate firms representing multi-national and international firms with acquisition and/or disposition needs. While consistently being a top producer at these firms was rewarding, the desire to own, develop and to invest with his clients is where his true passion lies.
Mr. Banzhaf’s wide range of experience includes Bank Owned REO Acquisition/Disposition, Investment Syndications, Ground up Development, Build to Suit, Land Purchase/Sales, Equity Placement, Tenant Representation, and Landlord Representation. This vast experience translates to an innate understanding of the real estate process and a complete command of the transaction from start to finish. This insight enables Rob to identify and recognize the thought processes and motives behind decisions which drive the Tenant, Landlord, Buyer, and/or Seller.
In addition to many private clients, Mr. Banzhaf has used his real estate experience to benefit Corporate clients including US Bank, Whitney Bank, Metrobank, FDIC, SBA, Citibank, G.E. Capital, Merrill Lynch, Northwest Mutual, LandAmerica, Midas, Redstone Asset Management, Chadbourne & Parke, Nevada Gold & Casinos, Allis Chalmers Energy; Bradmark Technologies, and many others.
After playing two years of NCAA Division I soccer at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Mr. Banzhaf went on to obtain his undergraduate degree from the University of Texas at Austin.
Mr. Banzhaf is a licensed Broker with the Texas Real Estate Commission. He is also a very active member of the community serving as President of The Commercial Real Estate Association of Montgomery County, President of Montgomery County Texas Exes, 2011 graduate of Leadership Montgomery County, and a member of multiple affiliations including ICSC, Houston Realty Breakfast Club, South Montgomery Chamber of Commerce, Greater Conroe Chamber of Commerce, TAR, HAR, and NAR.
Rob is a resident of The Woodlands and spends much of his free-time with his wife, Angela, sons, Parker and Austin, and his daughter Lucille. He is a member of St. Anthony of Padua and is a long-time mentor to Jordan through the Big Brothers Big Sisters program. When time permits, Rob enjoys golfing, fishing, running, and competing in triathlons.