because we care

"Putting your interests above ours not only makes satisfied clients, but friends." - Amber Lenz Gilbert

Our Agent Roster:
“It has been a true pleasure to work with Amber on our house search. We…”
- Rory & Jeremy Siefer

Amber Gilbert

President, Broker, CCIM, Realtor®

“It has been a true pleasure to work with Amber on our house search. We immediately knew we were working with the best of the best as their first few house selections came through and we went on a day of house viewings.” - Rory & Jeremy Siefer

Born and raised in San Antonio, Amber Lenz Gilbert comes from a long line of successful San Antonio business owners with strong local roots in banking, architecture, construction, and city government. In 2008, Amber completed her qualifications to receive the Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) Designation and built the First Texan Realty Offices. Amber excelled in the down economy and she invested while many were dropping out of the real estate business. She was selected as one of the handful of 2010 CCIM National Rising Star Award. In 2011, Leadership San Antonio inducted Amber to its Membership Class 37. In 2012, Amber was appointed to the San Antonio Planning Committee Technical Advisory Committee overseeing Development Community. Amber was able to show exponential growth with First Texan Realty, and in July 2013 the San Antonio North Chamber awarded her with the Business Achievement Award. This award is given to the company with the most dramatic sales, profitability, and personal increases. Amber and First Texan Realty pride themselves on providing clients the highest levels of customer service by offering their vertically integrated services in the areas of residential sales, commercial properties, investment opportunities, and development. The overall business philosophy of First Texan Realty focuses on the relationship over the transaction. Amber recruits agents that want to deliver the vertically integrated services to assist clients through the entire real estate process smoothly. This hands on company approach cultivates collaboration, innovation, and is more personally rewarding as a business practice.

CCIM

“Your level of expertise, knowledge and professionalism combined to your warmth and sincere friendliness is…”
- Juan & Malu Martin

Maria Jose Reynoso

International Sales

“Your level of expertise, knowledge and professionalism combined to your warmth and sincere friendliness is really outstanding. We are more than pleased with your service and personal attention.” - Juan & Malu Martin

Maria was born and raised in Northern Mexico, brought up under the true value of hard honest work and integrity. She graduated from one of the best universities in Mexico, ITESM Monterrey, with a degree in marketing and quickly gained plenty of experience in areas like international sales, advertising while working for some of the most important companies in Mexico. Life changes brought her to San Antonio, city of which she fell in love with immediately. Shortly after buying her first house she realized the importance of a good honest agent that shares and understands the values of a different culture and speaks the same language. Since then she decided to join SABOR and help families

“Looks great! Your integrity and work ethic are unmatched.”
- John Morris

Brenda Golden

Realtor®

“Looks great! Your integrity and work ethic are unmatched.” - John Morris

Being a local since 1981, I have had the opportunity to learn the ins and outs of San Antonio and it’s surrounding areas. As a military spouse I am in tune with the exciting military lifestyle.

I am a passionate professional whose clients satisfaction and best interests are paramount. My desire to serve my clients particular needs set me apart.

As a landlord, I will use this expertise to provide you with the special attention you expect when buying, selling or renting.

My family and I live in Selma, Texas. When not selling real estate, I enjoy serving in my church singing ministry, volunteering at my children’s school, camping and fishing with my family, and supporting my children’s sporting events.

“Having moved several times throughout my military career and beyond, we would not hesitate to…”
- Mike P.

Shelly Anthis

Realtor®, ABR

“Having moved several times throughout my military career and beyond, we would not hesitate to give First Texan Realty the platinum seal of approval. Their real estate agents are outstanding professionals and have a way of obtaining your desires in properties and providing pleasant areas for one to choose your next home. My wife and I could not be more pleased with the quality of service and customer awareness that First Texan Realty provides. I would recommend to anyone looking for their next home to contact First Texan Realty, especially Shelly Anthis, REALTOR. She simply puts the customer first. ” - Mike P.

Shelly was raised in the Midwest and has lived in San Antonio for 10 years. Shelly earned her BBA in Marketing from Iowa State University after which she worked in sales and marketing for 8 years. Shelly met her husband Larry and they partnered together for the next 15 years serving in the full-time ministry, planting churches and training volunteers for mission work. Ten moves later, they happily settled in San Antonio with sons, Kyle and Taylor.

Shelly entered the real estate arena first acting as Executive Director for the San Antonio Building Owners and Managers Association (SABOMA) and then focusing her interests on the residential real estate market. Understanding the demands of moving and being passionate about helping others achieve their real estate goals, Shelly is dedicated to her clients and is proficient at assisting them through the process of buying and selling whether it be a relocation from within San Antonio or from without.

“Leah pays attention to all of the small details that really make a difference in…”
- E. Gonzalez

Leah DeLaGarza

Realtor®

“Leah pays attention to all of the small details that really make a difference in a home. ” - E. Gonzalez

Leah D. Flores has built her career in Dallas and Houston and is happy to have been in her hometown of San Antonio for the last seven years. Leah is a REALTOR® with First Texan Realty, a real estate brokerage with specialists in the areas of residential, development, investment and commercial. Unparalleled customer service throughout the buying and selling experience is brought about by Leah’s analytical thinking ability and eye for detail. Before joining First Texan Realty, Leah was a Sr. Vice President in the advertising and marketing arena; she has led multi-million dollar initiatives for national iconic brands. Her free time is spent serving on the Board of Directors and Executive Committee for Girls Scouts of Southwest Texas, and as a member of the SA Board of Realtors, SA Baylor Women’s Network and SA Women’s Chamber of Commerce. Helotes, Texas is home to Leah and her family-husband Ron, baby Jonah and Jack Russell terrier, Tojo.

“If you need a realtor, he's your man! Anthony went above and beyond to show…”
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Anthony Garbo

Realtor®

“If you need a realtor, he's your man! Anthony went above and beyond to show us so many homes. Both my husband and I being military, he treated us with respect and was filled with lots of humor. He worked with both of our crazy hours and our multiple home offers like a champ. He made the home buying experience so much fun and it was a stress-free process, even after closing he answered all my questions and concerns. Now we can say we have our forever home thanks to him! Thank you Anthony, you rock!” -

He is determined to give you the best possible experience when buying or selling a home. He and his wife both are full time agents, who work hand in hand to ensure to best service possible. He has lived in San Antonio since 1980 and has seen first hand the changes in our housing market and the great growth of our city. You can count on him for all of your real estate needs.

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Amy Mainer

Realtor®

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Amy was born and raised in Mission, TX. and has been a resident of San Antonio, TX. for the last 10 yrs. She spent her time here working in Property Management for Multifamily Communities. Working in property management has taught her how to professionally deal with a multitude of clients, owners and construction managers. On a more personal note, seven years ago she met my husband and recently formed a property investment company. God has blessed her with two beautiful children and made her one proud mommy. She enjoys meeting new people, staying active, and spending quality time with her family.

“Dale has found us the perfect house! At each step, he genuinely had our best…”
- Rochelle McClanahan

Dale Johnson

Realtor®

“Dale has found us the perfect house! At each step, he genuinely had our best interests at heart, and has made the buying process as stress-free as possible. He’s extremely responsive and made himself available anytime we requested a showing or needed to discuss something. We highly recommend him to help you find your dream home!” - Rochelle McClanahan

I am a Buyer’s agent, specializing in helping you buy the Home of your Dreams. I work only with buyers and provide the following services:
* Finding the right home in the best location based on your needs.

*  Negotiating the best price since I represent you not the seller.

* Assist you in obtaining a mortgage loan with a low down-payment.

* Advising you on how to use your 401k for a down-payment.

* Determine if you can buy a new home before you sell your existing house.

* Arranging the inspection and repairs if needed.

Call me if you want the great personal service that you deserve. 210.290.4124

“Misty is a breath of fresh air. She is real, straight up, fair, and a…”
- Joe I

Misty Garbo

Realtor®

“Misty is a breath of fresh air. She is real, straight up, fair, and a person of her word. The quality of her work and product are, both, top of the line. If you manage to secure her services, as she is high demand, consider yourself lucky. ” - Joe I

Zillow Premier Agent – Why pay more when you can have the best for thousands less.  I work harder to market homes and have the ability to get you what you want at the price you want.  Believe it or not, there is a Realtor out there that can listen and learn what you want and get the job done better than anyone else. Her name is Misty Garbo.  I know San Antonio & I know people, which makes me your best choice.  You can count on me to help sell your property or find the home of your dreams.