About Our Team

Texas Ranch Sales Team members are based across Texas to better serve our clients everywhere in the state.


TEXAS RANCH SALES team of skilled Real Estate professionals is selling Premium Texas Ranch Real Estate. Texas Ranch Sales success is backed by a firm foundation of experience, knowledge of the markets and a strong desire to deliver superb ranches and second to none service to our clients. From our Texas Ranch Sales home office we specialize exclusively in Premium Ranch Brokerage represented by a qualified team of broker associates and sales associates in all regions of the Texas markets of South and South Central Texas, the Texas Hill Country and Central to North Texas. Texas Ranch Sales offers both buyers and sellers the convenience of our centrally located real estate office located in Hondo, Texas.

Texas Ranch Sales marketing staff and office personnel bring to the table years of experience in a vast array of marketing and social media arenas. Austi Garrett heads up the Advertising and Marketing division with 6 years of diverse familiarity with marketing, sales, and social media development. She has developed a unique marketing platform to promote Texas Ranch Sales and all it has to offer clients. Austi received her Bachelor’s degree from Sul Ross State University in Alpine, Texas. Janelle Charles is the assistant director of advertising and is a graduate of UTSA. She brings her professional experience and public relations skills into play with her innovative and unparalleled ability in keeping the office running at peak performance.

Sheldon Grothaus

Owner / Broker | Based in Hondo, Texas, Sheldon leads the team in representing ranch listings across Texas.

Guy Allcorn

Associate Broker | Based in Kerrville, Texas, Guy Specializes in ranch listings across the Texas Hill Country.

John Shedd

Associate Broker | Based in the Bandera area of Texas, John specializes in ranch listings in the Texas Hill Country.

Gene Palmieri

Associate | Based in La Coste, Texas, Gene specializes in ranch listings across the state of Texas.

Jim Evins

Associate | Based in La Vernia, Texas, Jimmy specializes in ranch listings in South Texas.

Holly Van Cleve

Associate | Based in Cotulla, Texas, Holly specializes in ranch listings in South and South Central Texas.

Charles Marshall

Associate | Based in Waco, Texas, Charles specializes in representing ranches across Texas.

Alexis Anderson

Associate | Based in the Lampasas area of Texas, Alexis specializes in ranch listings in Central Texas and the Texas Hill Country.

Jeff Copeland

Associate | Based in Bandera, Texas, Jeff specializes in ranch listings South Central Texas.

David Light

Associate | Based in San Antonio, Texas, David specializes in ranch listings in the Hill Country and Central Texas.

Wade Hedtke

Associate | Based in Karnes City, Texas, Wade specializes in ranch listings in South Texas.

Stacey Peirce

Associate | Based in Hockley, Texas, Stacy specializes in South Texas and the Texas Gulf Coast ranch listings.

Ted Tschirhart

Associate | Based in Castroville, Texas, Ted specializes in ranch listings in South Texas.

Matti Warren

Associate | Based in the New Braunfels area of Texas, Matti specializes in Texas hunting ranches.

Lindsey Hollin

Associate | Based in the Fredericksburg area of Texas, Lindsey specializes in ranch listings in the Texas Hill Country.

Gina Pearce

Associate | Based in the Blanco area of Texas, Gina specializes in Central Texas and cattle ranch listings.

Terra Wright

Associate | Based in the Pearsall area of Texas, Terra specializes in the Big Bend and South Texas ranch listings.

Dino Smith

Associate | Based in Laredo, Texas, Dino specializes in ranch listings in South Texas.

Office Staff

Zanna Grothaus

Partner & CFO
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Austi Garrett

Advertising & Marketing
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Eileen Grothaus

Texas Ranch Developers AR/AP
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Janelle Charles

Office Manager
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This is my full-time profession.  I need a brokerage that exemplifies honesty, expertise, professionalism, caring for the client, and a reputation that excels in the world of ranch sales knowledge and results.  Sheldon Grothaus and Texas Ranch Sales, LLC provide that for me.

Gene Palmieri

– Sales Associate

Over the years of working with TRS I have seen and experienced a positive transformation in the level of knowledge and professionalism. TRS continuously strives to reach new heights in the Farm & Ranch Industry.”

Holly Van Cleve

– Sales Associate

Texas Ranch Sales has been a great experience for me. The whole team is first class and are always looking to help you excel and be successful. The resources at Texas Ranch Sales are first class and there is no boundary to what can be done here.

Ryder Carpenter

– Sales Associate

What attracted me to the company was the amount of exposure the TRS marketing team does. I see their ads everywhere! Along with caliber of properties TRS handles, and the reputation of Broker/Owner Sheldon Grothaus it was an easy decision to join. I look forward to a long career marketing the best land Texas has to offer with the TRS team

Charles Marshall

– Sales Associate

Being a part of the Texas Ranch Sales team has been a perfect fit. Our team is one of close relationships and I am fortunate to be able to share so many positive experiences with our team and clients. I look forward to being in a place that continually demands excellence while still allowing a healthy and positive work environment. Being part of a Texas Ranch Sales is beneficial in the advancement of my career. I’m proud to be a part of this exceptional organization!

Janelle Charles

– Executive Assistant

I have gained invaluable experience and knowledge during my career at Texas Ranch Sales. Being able to watch this company grow in the time I have been here has been incredible. I am proud to be a part of the Texas Ranch Sales team!

Austi Garrett

– Advertising & Marketing Director

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