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Floyd Bates Co-Founder/Broker

Floyd Bates has been married to his wife Eldonna for 33 years and together they have 5 wonderful children and 7 grandchildren. After high school, Floyd worked for the Southern Pacific Railroad before furthering his education with a degree in Business Administration from Sam Houston State University. Following graduation, Floyd immediately went to work for Frito-Lay, Inc. for a brief time until he began working in the oil field with the Western Company of N.A.; however, during the industry downturn in 1984, it was time ...

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Richard Myers Co-Founder/Broker

Richard Myers has been married to his wife Nancy for 45 years and has two sons Mitch and Whit. The family is blessed to have two wonderful daughter-n-laws Kayla and Sterling and four beautiful grandchildren JR, Charlie, Merritt, August, and Hutton. Richard graduated from Stephen F. Austin State University and started coaching High School Sports immediately. After a few years in coaching, took a sales job for an oilfield service company before starting in the commercial real estate business in Dallas Texas in 1984. Floy...

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Caleb Bates is a proud second-generation real esatate professional, earning a reputation for "getting it done". Caleb's business partners and clients benefit from a sleeves-rolled-up can-do attitude coupled with nearly a decade of real estate experience. He is a proud graduate of Texas Tech and a member of the First Assembly Church. On the weekends you can find him on the ranch, mending fences, fishing or hunting over his bird dog, Tripp.

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Tammy Winner Office Manager/Agent

Tammy Winner has been an agent with the Bates & Myers Company for 25 years and worked as an executive secretary and manager in the real estate field since 1986, where she met and worked with Floyd Bates and Richard Myers. She has two sons, Brent and Ryan, and grandchildren, Dylan Drake, Peyton Ryan, Gavin, and Dylan Shane. Tammy’s background and training has been in the secretarial field at the Department of Transportation and Illinois State Police for 13 years, continuously pursuing more skills throughout, in her...

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Karson Conrad is a Dallas native and proud graduate of Texas State University. Karson specializes in owner and tenant representation for warehouses and industrial outdoor storage properties. His “Street Warrior,” mentality grants him access to real-time market knowledge. This knowledge complemented with years of industrial niche expertise help ensure seamless transactions for his clients. Beyond work, Karson can be found spending time outdoors, enjoying the company of his dog Steve, or catching a local ballgame.

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Cayden Redd Executive Assistant

Cayden joined the Bates & Myers Company in January 2023 as an Executive Assistant. In his role, Cayden provides administrative support to agents and brokers in the office, as well as managing the company social media. Cayden brings a wealth of knowledge in management skills to Bates & Myers Company. Prior to joining Bates & Myers Company, Cayden worked as a food service manager, as well as a social media manager. Cayden is currently attending the University of North Texas where he is studying to earn his BA in Jo...

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Cortlyn Bates Smith Executive Assistant

Meet Cortlyn Bates Smith, a talented and driven individual from Waxahachie, Texas. She's a proud graduate of The University of Texas at Austin, where she earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Advertising from The Moody College of Communications and a minor in Business from The McCombs School of Business. For the past five years, Cortlyn made a positive impact as a dedicated school teacher in the Waxahachie Independent School District. Growing up, Cortlyn was surrounded by the commercial real estate business, thanks ...

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