Sylvia joined The Houston Group in 1996. She has 35 years of experience in commercial real estate including loan closing, loan servicing, underwriting, construction draws, REOs and joint venture/equity transactions. She is responsible for the closing and servicing of the mortgage loan portfolio, and maintaining the investor/lender relations. Prior to her commercial real estate experience, she was a paralegal for a San Antonio law firm with an emphasis in real estate and business law. Ms. Gonzales has a B.A. – Political Science from the University of St. Thomas, Houston, Texas.