The Texas REALTORS® Young Professionals Network (YPN) named seven REALTORS® to Watch award recipients for 2020.

“These young REALTORS® are making a difference in the industry and in their communities despite the new challenges of COVID-19,” says Texas REALTORS® Chairman Cindi Bulla. “The honorees this year are a strong group of leaders who’ve demonstrated a level of professionalism and experience that makes me proud to call them the next generation of Texas REALTORS® leaders.”

The Texas REALTORS® to Watch award recognizes Texas REALTORS® under the age of 40 for excellence in leadership, community involvement, and everything else that makes a well-rounded young professional successful in real estate.

Click on the honoree’s name to read more about them.


Ashley Gentry


“We are not just helping to facilitate a transaction, but in most instances are holding the fate and future of people’s lives in our hands.”


Kylee Garza

Bryan – College Station

“I am constantly asking questions from the people I surround myself with, striving to be a better REALTOR® for my clients, but also to be better for the industry as a whole.”


Nick Kline

Collin County

“Every day you will learn something new in this industry. And that keeps it so interesting and alive and fresh and exciting each day to see what’s in store.”


Nicole Lopez


“As I close my first decade in the industry, it is clear that this is my passion. This is my future. This is my legacy.”


Roman Novian


“For anyone who ever asks me how I did it, I tell them you just have to want it more than you want anything else’


Samantha Plomer


“I would give any agent some of the best advice I was given, which is don’t be afraid of change or you’ll never grow!”


Virginia Ann Prazak


“My family’s legacy has helped me learn the values of being a REALTOR® and to uphold our profession in the highest regard.”