About Tom's Team

Meet Your Galveston Real Estate Team!

Alex Monteith, Brian Kuhn, Shane McDermott, Reid Nelson, Robert Zahn, Robert Frank, Carole Bell,  as well as Carmen and Sergio Montanez are our very professional agents who share Tom’s commitment to customer service and knowledge and expertise of the local market.

Tom is passionate about Galveston and all the features that make it such a great place to live, work and play. After many years of working for other real estate brokerage firms he has launched Tom’s Galveston Real Estate to help people buy, sell and lease Galveston.

Tom says Tom’s Galveston Real Estate is a boutique real estate company that provides unparalleled customer service to both residential and commercial clients wanting to buy, sell and lease single family homes, condos, apartments, multi-family properties, commercial buildings and lots in Galveston.

“Galveston Association of REALTORS® statistics illustrate that I’m regularly the number one in-town agent, it shows that people come to me because they know no one works harder than I do for my clients and I provide exceptional customer service.”

Tom is also well known for his knowledge of the real estate industry and the strength of his relationships with lenders, title companies, property managers and contractors. In addition, for people wanting historic homes, Tom brings many years of expertise buying and selling historic homes in Galveston’s East End and Midtown neighborhoods.

In addition to an experienced group of real estate professionals, Tom’s Team also includes a full administrative staff on hand to care for every client’s needs.

Tom Schwenk Galveston Realtor

Tom Schwenk, Owner/Broker

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An award-winning Broker, Tom is Galveston’s #1 agent for in-town sales. Tom is well known for his passionate support of Galveston, his expertise in historic homes and his efforts to protect and develop what makes island life so special.
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Alex Monteith, Galveston Real Estate Agent

Alex Monteith, REALTOR®

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A native Texan and a graduate of Galveston's Ball High School, Alex is also an insurance agent who can give you a clear understanding of coastal insurance as a buyer or seller. Alex can help you with new construction, historic homes, and vacation rentals.
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Brian Kuhn, Galveston Real Estate

Brian Kuhn, REALTOR®

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Brian loves living in Galveston and has been working with buyers and sellers in the area since 2011. While Brian enjoys sharing his enthusiasm for architectural detail and knowledge of market trends, his clients appreciate his responsiveness and knowledge of the transaction process.
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Carmen and Sergio, Buyer's Agents

Carmen and Sergio Montanez, REALTOR®

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Carmen and Sergio enjoy working as a team and previously worked as educators before moving to Galveston. Their unique perspective as both educators and Real Estate Agents give them a distinct insight to the family needs of their clients with diverse backgrounds. Carmen and Sergio are bilingual and fluent in Spanish.
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Shane McDermott, The Running Realtor

Shane McDermott, REALTOR®

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Shane has held a Texas real estate license for more than 14 years and has been a Galveston resident since 2003. Passionate about the Island, Shane specializes in selling Galveston’s West End waterfront and East End Historic District neighborhoods. Having renovated two historic homes on the Island’s East End he has in-depth knowledge of historic homes and their construction.
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Reid Nelson - Galveston Real Estate

Reid Nelson, REALTOR®

Reid is a native Galvestonian who, after successful careers in law and insurance, returned to Galveston in 2017 to get back to his roots. His clients benefit from his legal and insurance expertise as well as his true love of this town.
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Robert Zahn REALTOR

Robert Zahn, REALTOR®

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Robert has over fifteen years of working in the Historical Homes market of Galveston, which is the perfect background to help you find the right house easily and with minimal effort. He has have been active in the restoration of his own Victorian era houses, and was actively involved in laying the groundwork for the formation of the San Jacinto Historical Conservation District. Robert is immediate past Chair of the Galveston Association of Realtors, and has held numerous other leadership seats on local Committees and Boards.
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Robert Frank Galveston Realtor

Robert Frank, REALTOR®

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Robert has been a realtor for six years and has lived on Galveston Island for 11 years. He is fascinated with Galveston’s rich history and architecture and is a member of both the Galveston and Houston associations of REALTORS and has served on the MLS committee of the Galveston association.
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Carole Bell

Carole Bell, REALTOR®

After a fulfilling career in Finance, she retired but still wanted to do more. So began her second career in real estate - promoting all that Galveston and the areas have to offer. Carole has used her financial background in serving as Treasurer for several organizations. Customers are Carole’s main focus, and she strives to ensure that all parties are well-informed and have a clear understanding throughout all phases of the real estate process when buying or selling their home.
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joe schwenk

Joe Schwenk, Director of Operations

Joe retired from UPS in 2000, moved to Chicago and worked as Director of Operations in the construction industry. Joe and his family moved to Galveston in 2015 to work with his brother Tom.
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Shannon Caldwell

Shannon Caldwell, Marketing Director

Originally from New Zealand, Shannon is an award-winning public relations and marketing expert. She first came to Galveston in 2011 where one of the first people she met was Tom Schwenk, who was the leasing agent on the historic home she rented with her family.
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Xavier Esquivel

Xavier Esquivel, Intern

Xavier is a 2020 graduate of Ball High, he is bilingual in English and Spanish and plans to complete his degree at The University of Houston. In addition, Xavier is currently taking real estate classes as he wants to earn his realtor license and help future clients to buy, sell and lease Galveston.
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