The Laurex Network consists of experienced professionals, analysts and consultants. Our Team focuses on the needs of our clients through industry knowledge, awareness, expertise, and research in order to understand the customer. Our expertise helps our clients to meet their investment goals through team investing at its best. Click on the title that is represented in the image below for profiles of each individual advisor.
 
Alex Johnson, CCIM - Principal Broker
In his role as President of Laurex Realty Advisors, Alex Johnson oversees the operation of the various divisions related to commercial real estate brokerage, leasing, management, development and consulting. Alex brings a family legacy of more than 30 years in real estate investing. He is experienced in the areas of multi-family, retail and development. Alex is a licensed Texas real estate broker and experienced in commercial finance.

Alex was one of 12 employees worldwide to be awarded the prestigious Leaderís Council award at Lucent Technologies as a result of his success as a Director of Sales. After more than 14 years in management and sales for PepsiCo, Nortel Networks and Lucent Technologies, Alex founded Laurex in an effort to reduce his time on the road and help others invest in real estate. Alex holds a degree in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University.

As a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM), Alex is a recognized expert in the disciplines of commercial and investment real estate. As a CCIM, Alex is an invaluable resource to the commercial real estate owner, investor, and user, and is among an elite corps of 9,000 professionals across North America who earned the CCIM designation. Alexís real estate involvement includes membership of the National Association of Realtors, Texas Association of Realtors, North Texas Commercial Association of Realtors & Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) Institute. Alex serves as Chairman for the CCIM Institute Cultural Diversity National Advisory Board, 2010 President of the North Texas CCIM Chapter, former member of the Texas Association of Realtors State Housing Taskforce & Realtors Commercial Alliance (RCA). Alex is also a graduate of the CCIM Institute Jay W. Levine Leadership Development Academy and the MetroTex Association of Realtors Leadership Program.

An active member of the community, Alex currently serves as a board member for the Southern Dallas Development Corporation (SDDC) and chairman for its New Market Tax Credit (NMTC) committee. Alex has previously served on the Jasper High School SBIC Advisory Committee in Plano ISD and currently services on the Anderson Elementary CIT Advisory Committee in Frisco ISD. He previously has held board positions with Plano Rotary, CITY House Youth Shelter, Boys & Girls Club of Collin County, Plano Community Forum, Leadership Plano as well as a former member of the City of Planoís Cultural Affairs Commission & Public Art Committee. He has also participated in Plano ISDís Educator Internship program and is a Leadership Plano & Leadership Dallas graduate.

Alex supports the Plano Chamber of Commerce and has contributed as a member of multiple Committees. In 2008, he was honored as a Top Minority Business Leaser by the Dallas Business journall. In 2007, he was honored with the CCIM Institute Jay W. Levine Leadership Development Academyís Susan J. Groeneveld Award of Excellence. In 2005, he was awarded his CCIM designation by the CCIM Institute. In 2004, he was honored as a Paul Harris Fellow for Rotary International. In 2003, he was honored by the Plano Chamber of Commerce as Ambassador of the Year and Eagle Award Winner. In 2002, he was honored as a Certified Toast Master (CTM) by Toastmasters International. In 1998, Alex was awarded a Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do Martial Arts.

Alex has also served his church, Grace Outreach Center, as a leader in the Newly Married Couples Group and Menís Group. He has also been a part of the ministries for the Nursery, Childrenís Church, and Greeter Team. Alex is also a graduate of the Grace School of Ministry Bible School. He is also blessed with his wife and two daughters.

 
Laura Johnson - Vice President of Operations
In her role as Vice President of Operations, Laura Johnson supports the management and maintennance of multiple commercial property for Laurex Realty Advisors. Mrs. Johnson also uses a variety of channels to market existing for sale and for lease listings in their specific marketplace. Since 2002, she has worked in marketing and operations. As of 2009, Ms. Johnson is focused on marketing all product types, lead generation and property management.

Mrs. Johnson is a true professional with 20 years in corporate america. She has a breadth of knowledge in marketing, sales, project management, software development, and property management. She previously worked for large corporations such as Fujitsu, CompUSA and IBM.

Mrs. Johnson enjoys volunteering in her community and church. She is a former board member to Plano International Preschool and she is a member of the Junior League of Plano. She enjoys her family life in Texas with her husband and 2 daughters.