About Colleen Eckerman
Colleen grew up on a small family owned and operated farm near Cameron, Tx. After graduating from Texas Tech with a degree in Landscape Architecture she moved to Austin where she met her husband Derrek. In 2009, the couple moved back to Derrek’s hometown of Lampasas to open Eckermann Engineering and move closer to family. Colleen loves the small town with big city access that Lampasas offers.
Faith and family are her top priorities. In recent years, Colleen has be blessed to stay at home where she was needed. Being a mom is the most rewarding job in her life. She helps coach their daughter Cora’s travel softball team and loves sharing in those memories. She has treasured taking their son Layton and daughter Cora to golf tournaments, basketball games, softball practices and baseball tournaments.
Previous experience as a landscape designer, insurance agent, and loan officer all influenced Colleen’s decision to begin a career in real estate. Derrek and her have bought and sold within Lampasas County since 2009. Together, they have expanded their personal portfolio with rental property and continuously relocated their homestead to use equity acquired for the next step for their family. Her experience selling their own properties brings her clients a higher level of understanding and customer service. Colleen’s personal approach to design, staging and negotiations gives her clients the extra edge for their real estate transaction.
Now, the family enjoys the Texas sunsets from their back porch overlooking their stocked pond. They love fishing, exploring the creek or just driving the dogs around on the Polaris. She looks forward to helping her clients turn their house into a home, buy the land they have dreamed about and make memories with the ones they love.
About Crystal Banks
Crystal is the wife of fellow Realtor and high school sweetheart, Jim Banks. Jim and Crystal have been happily married since 2002, and are parents to three beautiful children, Karissa, Riley, and River. Crystal values family, faith, and her community of Lampasas, where she is a 7th generation resident.
Crystal first realized her passion for real estate while gaining knowledge with a conventional lender as a Bank Officer. She specialized in residential, commercial, and interim construction loans. This experience assisted her in planning for their future, buying and selling their home, the purchase of raw land and building their homestead.
Crystal has shown flexibility and strength throughout her marriage as a military spouse of 20 years. She knows first-hand, “The longer the wait, the sweeter the kiss.” Military spouses don’t wear uniforms or rank, but they do serve and sacrifice. It was her honor and privilege to stay at home with her children during their formative years and to support Jim with each mission assigned. After Jim's retirement, his mission shifted from combat boots to cowboy boots. Crystal was delighted with his choice to pursue a career as a Realtor, and decided to join him!
Crystal is an artistic individual with an eye for design and color palettes. She designed the home where her family currently resides from floorplan to finishes. Her heart is in the Texas Hill Country, living water, and tree scattered views with rays of sunlight stretching through. The smell of freshly churned ice cream and the sway of an old porch swing on a hot summer day bring her immeasurable joy. It is moments like these that inspire Crystal to assist her clients in making their dream a reality, from concept to close. She is a dedicated realtor with vision, and a trusted partner for your buying & selling endeavors.
About David Glorioso
David has spent most of his life in and around Central Texas. He and his wife recently celebrated 26 years of marriage and they have three adult children. Besides his family, David’s passions also include fishing, golf and anything outdoors. He is very active in his faith life and church community and enjoys serving others.
He has enjoyed a successful career in sales and sales management and brings his contagious and upbeat personality to the role of Realtor®. David has gained the respect and confidence of clients supporting them in both buying and selling transactions. Give David a call or e-mail and let him help you with his personal attention to your real estate needs.
About Jim Banks
Jim is a 20 year Army Veteran recently settled back in his hometown of Lampasas, TX with his wife, Crystal,and 3 kids Karissa, Riley, and River. As a 4th generation Texan, Jim has a deep passion for the outdoors and understanding of the Texas Hill Country. He is involved in his local community and often volunteers his time helping local soldiers through fishing and hunting organizations.
Jim holds an undergraduate in Business Management with a concentration in Human Resources which he used extensively during his duration in recruiting for the Texas Army National Guard. With his background in sales and marketing, Jim brings a unique blend of qualities that widely contribute to his communication and negotiation skills. He has received extensive sales training and just recently completed the Project Management Professional Course at the University of Texas @ Austin.
Jim has led hundreds of Soldiers during his career and values honesty and loyalty above all. Clients appreciate his flexibility, patience, ability to listen and hear their needs, and his determination to exceed their expectations.
If you are looking for a hardworking, dependable and knowledgeable professional to have on your side, Jim is the realtor for you!
About Kirk Carpenter
Kirk Carpenter has grown up around the Hill Country for most of his life. Whether it was kayak fishing the highland lakes in the Spring, or chasing whitetail deer in the fall, he has always had a passion for the outdoors. It was not until his father bought their families first ranch that he found his passion for ranch enhancements. His father, David Carpenter, has been teaching him about property enhancement and sales for over 15 years. Kirk took this knowledge a step further by earning a bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Economics with a specification in Finance and Real Estate at Texas A&M University. This has furthered his knowledge in using real estate as an investment and how buying and selling land can be very profitable.