Russell Patterson, Owner/Broker

Russell Patterson, SIOR, a Tyler, Texas native, founded Patterson Commercial Property Group in 2010 after a successful career with another Tyler- based commercial real estate firm. During his time in commercial real estate, Russell has negotiated successful transactions with such diverse tenants as New York Life Insurance Company, Trinity Mother Frances Hospitals & Clinics, Community Coffee Company, Advance Auto Parts, Fresenius Medical Care, Baker Hughes Incorporated, Carpenter Technologies, Northwestern Mutual Insurance, Stanley’s Famous BBQ, and many more.

Following graduation from Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas, Russell spent several years teaching U.S. and Texas History. During this time, Russell also earned a Masters Degree in Education Administration from The University of Texas at Tyler. His extensive education and diverse work background has proved invaluable for the challenging and rewarding world of commercial real estate.

In his spare time, Russell is actively involved in the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA). He is also an avid runner - having completed three marathons and dozens of half-marathons. Russell is married to Diana, a Physician’s Assistant working in women’s health. Together they have three beautiful daughters. Russell is also a proud member of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR) with a specialization in Office Leasing and Sales.

Russell's Associations:
Society of Industrial and Office Realtors
Greater Tyler Association of Realtors
Texas Association of Realtors
National Association of Realtors
Tyler Area Chamber of Commerce
Heart of Tyler/Main Street Tyler

(903) 312-7531

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Erika Maya Gonzalez, Owner/Realtor

Erika Maya Gonzalez, a native of Tyler, Texas, is a dedicated wife, mother, and accomplished real estate professional. With nearly 18 years of marriage to her loving husband, Gus Gonzalez, Erika is the proud mother of two wonderful boys, Damian Gonzalez and Gavin Gonzalez. Her family also includes two cherished fur babies.

Erika's journey to the real estate industry was preceded by over a decade of valuable experience in both the business and medical fields. She started her professional career at a Farmers Insurance Agency, gaining insights into the intricacies of insurance and customer service. Her most recent role before transitioning to real estate was at Four Seasons Women's Health, where her commitment to excellence and patient care shone brightly.

In 2015, Erika made a courageous decision to change her career path and venture into the world of real estate. Little did she know that this leap of faith would transform her life. Her partnership with Russell Patterson in 2018 led to the
establishment of Maya Properties, a locally-owned brokerage that has flourished to become the home of 11 dedicated
real estate agents.

Beyond her real estate career, Erika is deeply committed to her community. She currently serves on the board for Leadership Tyler, where her leadership skills and passion for community development shine. As the Chair of the Marketing committee for Leadership Tyler and the Membership Chair for NAHREP Tyler-Longview (National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals), Erika remains dedicated to making a positive impact in the lives of those she serves.

Erika's true passion lies in helping people, and her heart is filled with a desire to make a difference in her community. She continually strives to do her best in all her endeavors and hopes to touch the lives of those she encounters along the way.

Erika's Associations:

Member of the National Association of Realtors (NAR)
Member of Greater Tyler Association of Realtors (GTAR)
Women’s Council of Realtors (WCR)

(903) 571-9313

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Alynn Quintanilla, Realtor

Alynn Quintanilla , a vibrant Hispanic woman with a passion for life and a heart that beats in shades of pink. Raised in the heart of East Texas, she's a proud wife and mother of two handsome boys. Inspired by her husband's work as a home builder, she ventured into real estate, finding joy in navigating the dynamic market.

In her world, real estate isn't just about transactions; it's about building connections. With her roots deeply embedded in East Texas, Alynn brings a personal touch to every deal, turning them into lasting relationships. Beyond the professional realm, she adds her personal touch to everything, from adding a splash of pink to her surroundings to infusing every interaction with warmth and sincerity.

Alynn embodies the values of community, hard work, and a deep connection to the land. Through her colorful journey, she is not just building homes but creating a life filled with love, laughter, and meaningful connections.
(903) 830-5033

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Ashley Diaz, Realtor

Ashley Diaz is a dedicated professional with a passion for providing exceptional customer service. With a solid background in customer service, she understands the importance of building relationships and exceeding expectations.

In addition to her customer service experience, she is also the proud owner of a small business. This entrepreneurial journey has given her a unique perspective on the value of personalized service and the impact it can have on individuals and communities.

"I am thrilled to extend my skills and expertise to the realm of real estate. Whether you're buying, selling, or investing, I am committed to guiding you through the process with a focus on your needs and goals. Real estate is not just about transactions; it's about helping people find their dream homes, make sound investments, and build a future. Let's embark on this exciting real estate journey together. Feel free to reach out, and let's turn your property dreams into reality!"
903 944-2876

Raquel “Andrea” Gaona, Realtor

Raquel Gaona was born in Tyler Texas and has been here ever since.

After working in customer service for a few years she realized she enjoyed helping others, and what better way to help a family than by helping them find their dream home. Her family has always been involved in the construction industry and from a young age she would always tag along to different business meetings and trips with her dad. This showed her great business skills and what professionalism really is. This led Raquel to grow an interest in the business world.

"Now that I've became a Realtor, I enjoy helping my clients understand the process of purchasing their dream home. I would love to help you and your family in all your real estate necessities."
(903) 570-2801

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Leslie Diaz, Realtor

Leslie Diaz was born in Tyler and has lived here her whole life. She has worked in retail and customer service for several years. Real estate is a career that she has always wanted to pursue, and she has now accomplished that dream. Leslie has a deep-rooted commitment to helping others, and this passion for guidance and support now extends to families looking to become homeowners.

Fluent in both English and Spanish, Leslie is well-equipped to connect with a diverse range of clients, ensuring that their needs are clearly understood and expertly met.

Leslie is thrilled to embark on her career in real estate. She's excited to blend her love for her hometown with her dedication to assisting others in achieving their homeownership dreams. With Leslie by your side, you're not just finding a real estate agent; you're gaining a trusted partner committed to making your dreams come true.
903 941-2277

Maria “Damaris” Hernandez, Realtor

Maria "Damaris" Hernandez, a proud native of Tyler, TX, and an alumna of Tyler High, Class of 2015. My journey has been shaped by my roots, and my story is one of determination and passion.

I am not only a dedicated professional but also a loving mother to two incredible children who inspire and fuel my drive every day. Family is at the core of who I am, and they serve as my motivation and pride.

Having grown up in a family deeply involved in the real estate industry as contractors, I decided to take a leap of faith and forge a career in real estate. This decision stems from a profound connection to the industry, influenced by the experiences of my relatives. Work is nothing foreign to me—I currently balance a role at an eye care clinic and a position at Doc's Taco Shop. This dual commitment has instilled in me a strong work ethic and a knack for effective time management.

Eager to embrace new challenges and always ready to learn, I am thrilled to embark on a journey in real estate. My goal is to not only expand my horizons but also to contribute meaningfully to my community by facilitating the dream of homeownership. Every accomplishment, no matter how small, contributes to the greater narrative of success, and I am excited about the prospects that this year holds.

Here's to an amazing year filled with growth, accomplishments, and making homeownership dreams a reality for the wonderful community I am honored to serve.
336 554-2292

Angie Saxon, Realtor

Angie Saxon, a seasoned professional with a passion for serving her community, embarked on a remarkable career transition from the beauty industry to real estate. With 34 years if experience, she devoted the majority of her career to making Atria Willow Park Retirement Community a more beautiful place, spending 33 years in their salon.

The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, prompted Angie to reevaluate her career path, leading her to pursue her long-standing interest in real estate. This decision marked a new chapter in her professional journey, one where she channels her dedication and expertise into helping individuals find their dream homes.

Deeply rooted in the vibrant community of Chandler, Tx., Angie is not only a real estate professional but also an active participant in local government. Her commitment is evident through her role on the City Council, where she actively contributes to shaping the future of Chandler. Additionally, Angie serves as the finance person on NAHREP- Tyler- Longview board, further showcasing her commitment to excellence in the real estate industry. She is also a supervising agent.

Angie’s primary goal is to make the property buying or selling process as seamless as possible for her clients. Her extensive background in customer service and her intimate knowledge of Chandler uniquely positions her to understand the diverse need of the community. Whether you’re looking to buy your dream property or sell your current home, Angie is ready to guide you through the process with a personalized touch.

Born and raised in Chandler, Angie brings a deep understanding of the local market and genuine passion for helping her neighbors. With her warm demeanor, strong work ethic, and dedication to community service, Angie is your trusted partner in the real estate journey. Contact her today, and let her expertise and commitment work for you as you navigate the exciting world of real estate.

(903) 515-0471

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Maria Elena Rodriguez, Realtor

Maria Elena Rodriguez brings a wealth of experience to her role at Maya Properties, having dedicated 15 years to the banking industry before making a successful transition to real estate. For the past 4 years, she has passionately served her community, helping individuals achieve the dream of homeownership. Beyond real estate, Maria Elena cherishes a supportive 16-year partnership with her husband, Erik, and finds immense joy watching her three amazing children, Nataly, Zakary, and Nathan, excel in their sports endeavors. Maria Elena's commitment to family parallels her dedication to finding not just houses, but perfect homes for her clients. With personalized guidance and expertise, she aims to transform your homeownership aspirations into vibrant realities. Let Maria be your guide on this fulfilling journey towards finding your ideal home.
(903) 316-3767

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Eslendi Moreno, Realtor

With roots tracing back to Mexico, I am a dedicated professional with a passion for both the real estate industry and community service. As a proud parent of three wonderful children and a devoted spouse, I understand the importance of family and community in shaping our lives.

I bring a wealth of experience from the food industry, where I honed my skills in customer service and management. My journey has led me to a career where I can combine my love for helping people with my passion for real estate. Whether it's finding the perfect home for a family or assisting clients in achieving their investment goals, I am committed to delivering exceptional service and results.

Throughout my career, I have been recognized for my dedication to client satisfaction.
903 253-2918

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Faviola Tavera, Realtor

Faviola Tavera, a dedicated bilingual East Texas real estate professional, brings a unique blend of family values, community spirit, and professional expertise to every home-buying or selling journey. With 18 years of marriage to Samuel Tavera and four wonderful children Giovanni Tavera, Yadhira Tavera, Zayd Tavera, and Santiago Tavera. Faviola's approach is deeply rooted in family dynamics. As a proud Dance Mom and Soccer mom, she understands the importance of finding a home that enhances your family's unique lifestyle. Inspired by her father's legacy in the real estate world, Faviola entered the field to discover the profound joy of helping clients achieve their dreams. The gratification of her first closing, just two months after obtaining her license, solidified her passion for this fulfilling endeavor.

Faviola earned her real estate license, driven by a passion to serve the diverse communities of East Texas. Not just a real estate expert; she's a community advocate with over 8 years of active service as a board member in various PTO and Booster Clubs. Her commitment to enhancing the educational and extracurricular experiences in the community seamlessly extends into her real estate practice. Diversity and inclusion are paramount for Faviola. As a proud member of NAHREP Tyler-Longview (National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals), she ensures that everyone, regardless of background, feels at home in the real estate process. Bringing a unique skill set from her background in sales at Alpha Media Radio, Faviola ensures smooth negotiations and effective communication, making your real estate transactions a seamless experience.

Blessed to be part of Maya Properties, Faviola has found more than just a workplace – it's a supportive family that shares her commitment to excellence. Together, they are dedicated to making every real estate experience memorable and rewarding. Ready to embark on your real estate adventure? Reach out to Faviola Tavera, where every transaction is more than a deal; it's a story unfolding. Let's find your dream home together!

"I am thrilled to embark on this exciting journey of assisting families and investors in their real estate endeavors! The prospect of playing a pivotal role in such a significant aspect of people's lives fills me with enthusiasm and passion. Real estate is not just about transactions; it's about creating homes, building dreams, and securing investments for the future.

The opportunity to guide families through the process of finding their perfect home, a place where countless memories will be made, is genuinely exhilarating. Witnessing the joy on their faces as they discover the ideal property is a reward in itself. As for investors, being a part of their journey to build and diversify their portfolios is a privilege that I eagerly embrace.

I am wholeheartedly committed to providing unparalleled support, leveraging my expertise, and ensuring a seamless experience for all involved. Every transaction is a unique story, and I am genuinely excited about contributing to the success stories of the families and investors I have the honor to work with".
903 508-7400

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Javier Araiza, Realtor

I was born and raised in the city of Tyler, Texas, but my roots go way back to the beautiful mountain city of San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico. I earned a Business Management degree with an emphasis in Real Estate at Tyler Junior College taught by top producing agents in East Texas. The face-to-face curriculum was rigorous with in-depth case studies learning about how to statically analyze markets and agency fiduciary obligations to better serve you as my highest priority. I am confident in my skills as your agent to simplify the selling or purchasing processes for you yet diligently negotiating the best terms. Personally, I have an immense appreciation for nature; specifically, the sound of wind among our East Texas pines (psithurism). Buying and selling Texas Real Estate is a peaceful experience and knowing I helped create a legacy for others is extremely satisfying.

I'm here to serve you as your agent.
817 296-4135

Michaela Richards, Realtor

Michaela Richards, dedicated realtor with a unique background in nursing, I am committed to assisting clients of all ages in buying or selling their home. I bring a caring and understanding approach to the real estate process. I am also a licensed RN BSN CCM & have 14 plus years of experience working in healthcare in various care industries including hospitals, clinics, short-term rehabs & long-term care. As a transitional care nurse, I have had the unique opportunity to work in senior care transitions. This role allowed me to assist the needs of seniors & their adult children with transitioning into senior care communities that meet their specific needs. From this experience I have gained invaluable knowledge & expertise. Specializing in senior transitions, I am dedicated to ensuring a smooth and supportive experience for older adults looking to make a change. Let me assist you in finding or selling your home, while prioritizing your needs and well-being every step of the way.
(903) 944-7959

Cesar Bahena, Realtor

Cesar Bahena, a devoted father, was born in the vibrant city of Acapulco, Mexico, and spent his formative years in the welcoming community of Tyler, Texas. From a young age, Cesar exhibited a strong sense of dedication and an unwavering commitment to making a positive impact in the lives of those around him.

With over a decade of experience in customer service management, Cesar has honed his skills and established himself as a paragon of exceptional service. Known for his willingness to go the extra mile, Cesar has cultivated a reputation for delivering unparalleled care and attention to his clients. His passion for nurturing meaningful relationships and providing top-tier service has been the hallmark of his professional journey.

Driven by the success of his family’s property investments, Cesar ventured into the realm of real estate. Drawing upon his innate talent for understanding the unique needs of individuals and families, he embarked on a mission to assist others in finding their ideal homes and investment properties.

In both his professional and personal endeavors, Cesar remains steadfast in his dedication to fostering a positive impact on the lives of others. His unwavering commitment to excellence and his genuine passion for serving others continue to make him a beacon of inspiration in the realms of customer service and real estate.
(903) 944-7959