Term Expires: 2/1/18
Mr. Gary Halbrooks attended Tyler Junior College and graduated from the University of Texas at Tyler with a Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences degree. He was licensed to sell real estate in 1983 and is a licensed real estate broker in the State of Texas.
Gary Halbrooks is the President of Venue Properties, Inc. in Tyler, Texas. Venue Properties, Inc. is a real estate company involved in the brokerage, development, investment and management of commercial real estate primarily in the southwest region of the United States. Through various partnerships Mr. Halbrooks is currently involved in the development of two master planned developments in the Tyler area consisting of over seven hundred acres of land.
He currently serves as the Vice Chairman of the North East Texas Regional Mobility Authority (NET RMA) Board.
Mr. Halbrooks served three terms as a Planning and Zoning Commissioner for the City of Tyler and was appointed to the Tyler Metropolitan Planning Organization as a representative of the Planning and Zoning Commission. It was through these experiences that he nurtured an increased interest in transportation and planning projects.
Mr. Halbrooks has served on the City of Tyler Comprehensive Plan Committee, the City of Tyler Subdivision Ordinance Committee, the City of Tyler Tree Preservation Ordinance Committee and past Chairman of the Tyler Area Chamber of Commerce Highway Transportation Committee, past board member of the East Texas State Fair and the board of the Tyler Junior College Alumni Association. He currently serves as a board member of Young Life Tyler.
Mr. Halbrooks and his wife, Toni, have three children and are members of First Baptist Church of Tyler.