Robert Woodson Harris


1984-Present Robert Harris Realty Denton, TX

Real Estate Broker, Property Tax Consultant, Real Estate Consulting/Counseling

Represent buyers and sellers of real estate.

Represent landlords and tenants in property leasing.

Represent property owners in property tax appeals.

Counsel individuals in a wide range of real estate issues including market value opinions, property tax issues, and general real estate matters.

Develop and program real estate and financial models that utilize discounted cash flow techniques, sensitivity analyses, and pro forma statements to estimate investment returns.

Consult on roll back tax calculation estimates.

Serve as a Special Commissioner on Eminent Domain hearings in Denton County.

2003-Present Harris Mineral Estate Denton, TX

Mineral Estate Manager

Negotiate mineral leases and pipeline easements.

Surface oversight of drilling sites and tank battery locations.

Production oversight and bookkeeping/accounting for wells in Denton & Palo Pinto.

1990–Present Harris 000 Ranch Denton & Palo Pinto, TX

Ranch Manager

Owner/Manager of 95-acre livestock ranch for the production of forage, beef, and trophy Longhorns.

Owner/Manager of 81-acre livestock and game ranch for the production of trophy Longhorns and wildlife.

1990-Present Harris and Harris Denton & Palo Pinto, TX

Real Estate Property Manager

Manager of single family and commercial properties

1988-2003 Fanning & Associates Denton, TX

Associate Real Estate Appraiser and Analyst

Completed real estate appraisals of ranches, estates, and subdivisions for loan evaluations and IRS estate value estimates

Completed special projects including market studies and market value appraisals for right of way and fee simple acquisitions

Testified as an expert witness in eminent domain hearings

1970–1982 Southwest AI Laboratories Ponder, TX

Bovine Reproduction Specialist/Assistant Manager

Cattle artificial insemination laboratory; responsibilities included:

Bull maintenance, health, testing, and housing

Laboratory procedures and preparations

Semen collections and production

Assistant instructor for AI training and management seminars


1983 University of North Texas Denton, TX

MBA Banking and Finance, emphasis in Real Estate Analysis

1970 Texas Tech University Lubbock, TX

BS Agriculture: Animal Science and Vocational Education

Professional Affiliations

Greater Denton/Wise County Board of Realtors

Texas Association of Realtors

National Association of Realtors

National Association of Appraisers

Texas Association of Property Tax Professionals

National Association of Royalty Owners (NARO)

National Association of Royalty Owners - Texas

Professional Licenses

Texas Real Estate Broker, 0316117

State Certified General Real Estate Appraiser, TX-1322734-G

Texas Real Estate Property Tax Consultant, 421

Personal History

Lifelong resident of Denton, attended Denton public schools, graduated from Denton High School 1965.

Married with two children; daughter – Federal Program Officer, Texas, U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Telecommunications & Information Administration (BBA, University of Texas & MPSA, Bush School of Government and Public Service, Texas A&M University); son – Senior Technical Lead & Engineering Manager, Cisco Systems, Inc. (BS Computer Science & BS Mathematics, Texas Tech University).