Vernon Howard McGaw has lived in Houston most of his life. He has a degree in Advertising from the University of Texas at Austin and has been a licensed Texas Real Estate Broker for approximately 35 years. His real estate career began in the early `70`s with Laguarta , Gavrel & Kirk , at that time the largest privately owned commercial real estate firm in the city. During his approximately nine years with the company, the senior principal, Julio Laguarta, was president of The Texas Association of Realtors and later The National Association of Realtors. Prior to joining Greater Houston Commercial Properties approximately ten years ago, Vernon also had a long affiliation with Fuller Commercial Properties, as well as Office Buildings of Houston. His specialty is owner/user office building and office warehouse sales in the greater Houston area.