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Franklin Flato, MAI

Franklin is our president and principal real estate appraiser. He has varied experience in South Texas and Mexico and provides court testimony, consulting, and traditional commercial real estate appraisal. Prior to founding Flato Realty Advisors, Franklin served as the appraisal manager for Grubb & Ellis in San Antonio. Before this, he served 22 years as senior commercial real estate appraiser for Dugger, Canaday, Grafe, Inc. Previously, Franklin worked with his family’s firm, Flato Realty Investments, Inc. as leasing director. He graduated from the University of Texas at Austin. LICENSE QUALIFICATIONS  

Rob Bowers, Certified General Real Estate Appraiser

Rob is a Certified General Real Estate Appraiser. Rob joined Flato Realty Advisors after a 16-year stint raising three children, and he thoroughly enjoys the challenges associated with being a fully certified real estate appraiser. Prior to this, he worked for Johnson & Johnson Medical Inc. as Senior Inventory Analyst Coordinator and earned his MBA from the University of Texas at Arlington, concentrating in real estate and finance courses. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Austin College in Sherman, Texas. LICENSE QUALIFICATIONS

Ted A. Moore, Appraiser Trainee

Ted is working toward renewing his real estate appraisal certification. Prior to joining the Flato Realty Advisors, Ted directed large nursing home properties and founded Heart to Heart Homecare. Prior to this, he worked as a commercial real estate appraiser analyzing both complex and non-complex properties at firms including Love and Dugger, Cushman & Wakefield, his own firm, and the Aegis Group. Ted earned BBA and MBA degrees from Baylor University. LICENSE QUALIFICATIONS

Grace Flato, Appraiser Trainee

Grace is working towards becoming a General Real Estate Appraiser.  Prior to joining the firm, Grace served as Marketing Administrator at Grubb & Ellis; Technical Support Agent for TeleNetwork; and Sales Representative at Ralph Lauren.  Grace decided to shadow her father through the founding of Flato Realty Advisors and gained experience in helping to create a company from the ground up.  Grace holds a BA in International Business from Texas State University. LICENSE QUALIFICATIONS

Caroline Bower, Appraiser Trainee

Caroline is working towards becoming a General Real Estate Appraiser.  Prior to joining Flato Realty Advisors, Caroline held positions at companies including Sprout Marketing, Lumerit Education, and Lost Valley Ranch, where she gained experience in administration, marketing, sales, customer service, and hospitality.  Caroline’s decision to pursue appraisal was inspired by her father, who is also an appraiser.  Caroline is working toward her Bachelor of Science degree in Organizational Leadership from Thomas Edison State University. LICENSE QUALIFICATIONS  

Rose Casares, Office Manager

Rose organizes our office and administers our operations including correspondence, file management, and bookkeeping.  Rose is our go-to person for report formatting and submitting reports. Before joining Flato Realty Advisors, Rose worked at the Fort Bend County Attorney's Office assisting in litigation of real property cases.  With strong administrative skills, Rose's expertise in customer service, file organization, and document preparation is invaluable.  Rose holds a BA in Interdisciplinary Studies from the University of Texas at San Antonio.

Emily Suhr, Administrative Assistant

Emily assists in the firm’s operations, including correspondence, file management, and greeting clients.  She also handles formatting questions and assists in retrieving property information for our reports.  Before working at Flato, Emily lived abroad from 2014 to 2016 in South Korea, Spain, and Australia, visiting 11 other countries in the process.  She holds a Bachelors of Arts degree in English and Sociology from Midwestern State University and also works as a freelance editor and artist.

Clarissa Galvan, Research Assistant

Clarissa assists the firm with deed research, retrieving property information for reports, correspondence, customer service, and file management.  Before joining Flato Realty Advisors, Clarissa was a full-time student at the University of the Incarnate Word where she is actively seeking a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration.