Synergy Realty & Property Management is a locally owned and locally managed full service real estate firm. The owners are Mark and Sylvia Hernandez, a husband and wife team born, raised, and educated in South Texas. As licensed Texas Realtors they are professionally prepared to serve you in your real estate and property management needs. As Rio Grande Valley residents they know the area, the people, and the market well and as such they are the ideal choice for your real estate needs.
Sylvia Salazar-Hernandez - Broker/Owner
After working in management and leadership positions for 15 years in organizations such as a state-wide staffing company, a vocational school, and a local AmeriCorps program Sylvia decided to pursue a career in real estate. She has worked as the Property Manager and General Manager for two local property management companies; one a start-up company and the other a 50-year old company. Her management skills and attention to detail have helped her develop the ability to assess each property on an individual basis and implement the appropriate action plan. She understands that property owners are investors with a goal of generating a return on their investment. Sylvia believes in being accountable to property owners and ethical in managing their assets. Teamwork and professionalism are of the utmost importance to her and as such she has earned the respect of her peers and competitors. In her role as a Property Manager she has managed single-family homes, duplexes, 4-plexes, 16 unit - 100 unit multi-family complexes, restaurant and retail properties, small car lots, commercial plazas, RV & Mobile Home parks, and government seized properties. As a General Manager, Sylvia has managed a team to include property managers, on-site managers, maintenance personnel, and administrative staff. She has compiled a list of local, skilled vendor contacts from general maintenance, to HVAC services and plumbing services.
In her community Sylvia has served on local chamber of commerce committees, a Boys & Girls Club board, and committees at her church. The Rio Grande Valley community is home to Sylvia, her family and her business.
Mark A. Hernandez - Realtor/Owner
Mark is a banking professional with 20 years experience in the industry as a Branch President, Commercial Lender, Mortgage Underwriter, and Credit Analyst. Having worked with commercial portfolios consisting of various industries, he has a comprehensive knowledge that includes feasibility studies and basic market analysis. As a Realtor, Mark specializes in sales of commercial, residential, and industrial properties. He holds the designation of Accredited Real Estate Professional (AREP) and he is a member of the Real Estate Professionals Society (REPS). Mark will evaluate and market all properties for sale or lease. He is experienced in preparing Comparative Market Analysis (CMA), providing representation for property tax disputes, and packaging documentation for loan presentations. He is qualified to help you buy and sell property as well as adivse you on what you'll need to present your financing needs to your lender.
Mark's clientele has followed him from the banking industry to the real estate industry due to the strong professional relationships he has developed. He has served his community as President of a local chamber of commerce, board member for a local Boys & Girls Club, and council member for his church.