Our Team



Mobile 214.534.7976 | Justin@NRGRealtygroup.com
Justin founded NRG Realty Group in February of 2015 to fill the need of a professional commercial real estate company that specializes in the shale play markets. Since founding NRG, Justin has brokered over 400 office and industrial deals for energy-related clients in every major US shale play valued at over $300,000,000. Prior to NRG, he worked for a turnkey brokerage, development, and construction company that focused on the energy sector. HIs primary roles were business development and brokerage, but also managing client’s projects through the acquisition, design, and construction scope.

Justin is a lifelong Texan whose experience in the oilfield started from day one. His father worked in exploration and production and would often take him to visit well sites during his youth. These trips to rural locations started the passion for the oil and gas industry that Justin carries with him today. He is a graduate of Baylor University with a degree in Real Estate & Finance (Sic’Em Bears!) and enjoys spending time with his wife, Casey, and four kids.


John W. B. McDaniel Senior Vice President & Broker | IABS
Mobile 214.325.4851 | John@nrgrealtygroup.com

With over 30 years of commercial real estate experience, John has had vast responsibilities in a number of areas including strategic planning, site selection, brokerage, project management, and move coordination. His day to day interaction with clients at all levels of the corporate spectrum have proven his aptitude and his ability to perform. John has represented a number of Forbes 1000 clients in many facets of the real estate and facilities business providing a full range of services. His assignments have included build to suit projects, corporate headquarters, facilities, regional locations, as well as field locations across the US and abroad in Eastern Europe and Asia. John’s bi-lateral experience with tenants and Landlords has given him an edge in negotiations and presentation of transactions.

As a fifth generation Texan and 4 deep in the Permian Basin, John’s ties to the Oil and Gas Industry run deep. His grandfather, Rupert P. Ricker, held the first leases on the University Lands which made possible the first well in the Permian, The Santa Rita. John’s experience with his family’s holdings has made him very well positioned to assist service companies and operators with their real estate needs. With the family ranch still intact, John frequently is in Reagan County on business and has a chance to enjoy the ranch as well.  A graduate of Dallas Baptist University, John holds a degree in Business Management. He has done additional post- graduate work at Southern Methodist University. He is currently an SIOR Member and is working towards his CCIM accreditation. He has been married to Lucy, his high school sweetheart, for more than 30 years and they live in Dallas with their two daughters, Katie and Caroline.


Larry Nielsen Vice President | IABS
Mobile 432.260.0088 | Larry@nrgrealtygroup.com

Larry joined NRG Realty Group in October 2019 to facilitate our new and existing customers in the Permian Basin. Larry has served in executive positions within the Oil and Gas sector, initially within Operations and recently within Sales. He has consistently secured contracts with E&P Operators for service companies totaling over $250,000,000.00 in his 4 years across STX and WTX, combined. Prior to that, Larry served our Country honorably in the United States Navy.

A transplant from Arizona, Larry now calls Midland, TX home. Involved within the community, Larry enjoys volunteering for projects at his local church. He graduated from Post University with a Business Management degree. He met his wife, Betsie, a native Texan, while serving in Sicily, Italy for the military and has been married for 17 years. Larry and Betsie have 6 children ranging from 6 to 18 years old. Never a dull moment in the Nielsen household!


Layton Lowry Associate | IABS
Mobile 972.989.8611 | Layton@nrgrealtygroup.com
Layton joined NRG Realty Group in March of 2020 as an Associate. He graduated from Texas Christian University with his B.S. in Pre-Law/Political Science in May of 2015, and then went on to law school where he graduated from Oklahoma City University School of Law with his Juris Doctor degree. Prior to NRG, he worked for an estate planning law firm in north Dallas, and then a real estate acquisitions firm where he focused on real estate transactions and investments. Although he gained valuable experience and enjoyed his work, commercial real estate has always been the career path Layton wanted to pursue.
As a Dallas native, he is excited to be here for this opportunity and to begin the next chapter of his career. Aside from work, his interests include spending time with family, friends, exploring the great outdoors, and being involved in his local church.


Tucker Schneemann Associate | IABS
Mobile 432.661.4880 | tucker@nrgrealtygroup.com

Tucker joined NRG Realty Group in January of 2023 with brokerage service experience in the industrial, office, and development markets of Commercial Real Estate. Tucker has also served as a managing partner and director of sales in the Oil and Gas manufacturing industry, solidifying a deep tie to the Permian Basin energy sector. Through this involvement, he has strategically positioned multiple large-scale fabrication and distribution facilities into successful leases and purchases throughout Texas.

A native Midlander of over 20 years Tucker, his wife Amber, and their 2 children gladly call Midland their home. After studying Agricultural and Applied Economics, B.S. at Texas Tech University, he returned home to Midland to begin his career in O&G product development and sales before transitioning into CRE in 2020. Tucker is committed to his home community, participating in many Midland Development and Chamber of Commerce programs, and is currently a member of Leadership Midland.


Mike coleman Associate | IABS
Mobile 432.661.2833 | mike@nrgrealtygroup.com

Mike joined NRG Realty Group in November 2022 to assist their growing portfolio in the Permian Basin. Currently, he spearheads the Asset Management part of NRG Realty Group’s Services. Mike has experience in crude oil marketing, midstream pipeline operations & scheduling, and natural gas gathering & processing. Before entering the energy sector, Mike served in the United States Air Force.

Born in Chicago, raised in Florida, and being stationed in Oklahoma and Hawaii; Mike has called West Texas home since 2000. Mike graduated from Hawaii Pacific University with a degree in Business Management and earned an Associate Degree in Transportation from the Community College of the Air Force. Mike and his wife, Gretchen, married while they were both enlisted in 1996 and are the proud parents of eight children.


Josh Tardy Associate | IABS
Mobile 806.681.7710 | JOSH@nrgrealtygroup.com
Josh recently graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree, double majoring in Marketing and Management from West Texas A&M University, a distinguished business school ranking in the top 10% nationally. He kicked off his career as a marketing specialist for a local entity, where he honed his skills in developing websites, content creation, and brand management. However, that journey didn’t last long when Josh discovered a passion for real estate investments. This led him to transition into a business development role for a prestigious real estate investment holdings company in Louisville, Kentucky. In October 2023, Josh joined the NRG team, marking a pivotal moment in his professional journey.
Looking ahead, Josh envisions a future where his dedication and hard work will pave the way for him to fulfill his goal of becoming a loving Christian father. Josh is committed to working diligently to create a stable and nurturing environment for his future family.


Jenna Gause  Marketing & Operations Manager
Office 972.265.9542 | jenna@nrgrealtygroup.com

NRG Realty Group welcomed Jenna Gause to the team as Marketing Coordinator in February 2019. She received a promotion to Marketing & Operations Manager in December 2022. Jenna strategizes, creates, implements, and manages all marketing operations for NRG Realty Group. She supports the brokers with marketing materials as well running day-to-day operations for the company. From social media to listing management to planning events, Jenna ensures NRG’s marketing success.

Jenna graduated Magna Cum Laude from Illinois State University in May 2017 with her B.S. in Communication. Jenna has experience in corporate marketing, social media, and broadcast journalism. Fun fact, Jenna was a radio DJ in college! Originally from the suburbs of Chicago, IL, Jenna decided to move to Dallas, TX where she eventually married her husband, Josh, and adopted their furbaby, Norman.

Tammy Tanguma Transaction Coordinator | IABS
Office 972.275.9869 | Mobile 214.399.1803 | Tammy@nrgrealtygroup.com
Tammy joined the NRG Team in December 2021. She is excited to be joining our team as the new Transaction Coordinator to keep transactions running smoothly and improve efficiencies in our office. She comes to us with 8 years of transaction coordinating experience on a residential real estate team. Tammy and her husband of over 30 years, Rob, have been passionate investors in real estate for over 25 years.
Tammy is a native Texas and grew up in “The City of Champions”, Duncanville, TX.  She married her high school sweetheart and has raised four wonderful kids, Rachel, Regan, Rileigh, and Robby. Tammy has been living and raising her family in Midlothian, TX for the past 17 years and is looking forward to being an empty nester and all the adventures that brings. Tammy enjoys traveling, reading, spending time with family, cheering on the local sports teams and has been a life-long Dallas Cowboys fan. GO COWBOYS!


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