August 24, 2022
News Release

Galveston, Texas (August 24, 2022) 

Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC today announced that Tom’s Galveston Real Estate (TGRE) has joined the Coldwell Banker® network and will operate as Coldwell Banker TGRE serving the Galveston area. The Inclusive Ownership program, first announced in February 2020, is an initiative to increase representation of people of color, women, LGBTQ+ and veteran entrepreneurs in the real estate industry.

Coldwell Banker TGRE was founded by Tom Schwenk in 2018 and has grown to 10 independent sales agents with an office located at 2002 Strand St #103 in the historic Hendley Building.

“We are honored to welcome Coldwell Banker TGRE to the Coldwell Banker network,” said M. Ryan Gorman, chief executive officer of Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC. “When we increase diversity among our broker-owners and focus on a culture of inclusion, brokerages can better serve groups that are traditionally underrepresented as homeowners. Coldwell Banker can help build wealth for diverse communities and promote equal opportunity for all.”

“TGRE is thrilled to be joining such a prestigious global network,” said Tom Schwenk. “We are confident that our association with Coldwell Banker, along with our acknowledged local expertise, will allow us to better serve our clients and reach consumers through the amazing resources and tools offered by Coldwell Banker.”

Tom Schwenk is the number one in-town realtor for Galveston and has more than 20 years’ of experience. A recognized historic homes expert, Tom and his team are known for their knowledge of flood insurance, elevation certificates, historic districts, and other aspects unique to the Galveston real estate market.

About Coldwell Banker TGRE

Coldwell Banker TGRE is located at 2002 Strand Street, Galveston, TX, 77550. Phone: 713-857-2309. Visit for more information. Each office is independently owned and operated.

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