Our Associates

Ray Hankamer, Jr.

Ray Hankamer founded Hankamer Commercial after 35 years as a commercial broker, with experience in transactions involving raw land, syndications, retail, multi-family, real estate financing, and hotel brokerage.  

For further information on Mr. Hankamer, please see the Experience page.

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Sergio Ortiz

Sergio joins Hankamer & Associates from a distinguished and accomplished career in hotel management, development and consulting. A graduate of University of Wisconsin-Stout, College of Hotel & Restaurant Administration, Sergio's 35 years in the hospitality industry include leadership with limited service brands, boutique luxury hotels, full service corporate hotels, resorts and conference centers. He is a well regarded entrepreneur who has held top leadership posts at the Holiday Inn Surfside in Clearwater Beach, FL; The Houstonian, The Driskill, The University of Houston Hilton College of Hotel & Restaurant Administration and The Lancaster, which under this guidance earned prestigious and highly coveted accolades from Travel & Leisure and Conde Nast magazines as well as City Search. As CEO of Orion Hotels, he was an active consultant specializing in difficult situations. He is located in Austin/Central Texas where he specializes in hotels, investment properties, commercial and luxury residential real estate.

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Mark Zimmerman

Mark joins Hankamer & Associates from a career in hospitality management and development. As a native Houstonian, he brings strong market knowledge and relationships to his clients. Specializing in hotel and restaurant development, Mark has been involved in Inner City Houston, Midtown, Museum District, and Downtown projects. His background includes property acquisition, renovation, disposition, landlord and tenant representation, restaurant, hotel, and multifamily development, as well as property management. Mark is also fluent in French and Spanish.

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Become a Commercial Associate 

Among the requirements to be an H&A Associate Broker:

  • Highest level of reputation and personal integrity
  • Proven record of successful real estate transactions
  • Existing loyal clientele and existing book of ongoing business

Hankamer & Associates offers acceptable Associate applicants:

  • Synergies of working with other successful brokers
  • Creative marketing of their listings
  • One of the highest commission splits in the industry, currently in excess of 80%
  • High-tech workplace in comfortable Galleria area location - San Felipe Rd.