Our Team

the worth commercial team

Tim Bates

Tim graduated from TCU in 2003 with a BS in Mechanical Engineering and a minor in mathematics as well as an MBA from TCU in the Spring of 2008. Tim has been working in real estate for over 20 years. He is married to his wife, Emily, and they have three teenage sons. In his spare time, he enjoys coaching his kids’ sports teams, fly fishing, backpacking and travelling with his family. He was recently featured on the Street Smart Success Podcast with Roger Becker where he discussed the Worth CRE philosophy to investing.

Jerry Bolz
Partner & Broker

Jerry has worked in commercial real estate since 2004 following 10 years as a teacher and coach. He is married to Alexis and has three daughters. Jerry graduated from Texas A&M in 1989 with a BS in Journalism and loves Fort Worth, smoking meat, cycling and hunting.

Richard Minker
Managing Director

Richard has over 41 years of commercial real estate experience specializing in Tenant Representation, Project Leasing and Self-Storage Brokerage. His career started with the Henry S. Miller Co. In 1980 until 1985, where he served as Vice President of the Fort Worth Office Division. In 1985 he then formed the Richard D. Minker Co. Over his career Richard worked with and helped secure facilities for such nationally known companies as DynCorp International, Tyson Foods, 20th Century Fox Television, Alcon Laboratories, Federal Express, and Delta Airlines. He entered the Self-Storage Industry in 1998 as an Affiliate of the ARGUS Self Storage Network and been in the industry since then working with Buyers and Sellers of Self Storage in Class A, B, C facilities in both the Primary and Secondary markets.

He has earned industry recognition by organizations such as the Society of Commercial Realtors and Charles D. Tandy Realtor of the Year and the Texas Association of Realtors William C. Jennings Lone STAR Award for the Real Estate Transaction of the Year for the state of Texas. In addition, he has been recognized by the Rotary Club of Fort Worth as a Paul Harris Fellow.

Richard earned a BBA from the University of Pittsburgh and a Juris Doctorate Degree from Georgetown University Law Center. Richard has supported his community through his involvement with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tarrant County, Beth El Congregation, and the Greater Fort Worth Youth Orchestra both on their Boards and as President. He has also served on the Boards of multiple other community organizations such as Cooks Fort Worth Medical Center, Boys & Girls Clubs in addition to others. Richard currently serves on the boards of the Presbyterian Night Shelter and on the TWU Board of Advisors. He has been married to his wife, Carol for 50 years and they have 2 grown children and 4 grandchildren.

Aaron Cullen
Market Director

Aaron has just under ten years’ experience as a leasing agent specializing in tenant representation, office leasing and investment sales. A third-generation graduate of Texas Tech (2015), he got his start while in school as a Tech Terrace Real Estate leasing agent for student housing. After graduation, he joined Stream Realty Partners in Fort Worth and later worked for Colliers International and Dominus Commercial.

Aaron is an active volunteer with Big Brothers Big Sisters, loves all sports and outdoor activities, and is active with the Fort Worth Young Entrepreneurial Community.

Slater Howe

Slater Howe, originally from San Diego, CA, has been a Fort Worth resident since 2014. He graduated from TCU with a BA in Finance with a Real Estate emphasis and joined Worth Commercial in 2017. Slater specializes in project leasing and tenant representation and focuses primarily on office and industrial real estate.

Ryan Lunsford
Asset Manager

Ryan holds B.A. in Biblical Languages and a M.T.S in Exegetical Theology. He is married to Jennie Kay and they have one daughter and two sons. Although he was born and raised in Abilene, Texas he has lived all over the country (Seattle, San Antonio, Los Angeles, Louisville, and Upstate New York), but is grateful to be back “home” in Texas. He loves being with his wife and children, building relationships with others, food and drink, sports, calisthenics, and reading. He enjoys all aspects of commercial real estate, but has a particular interest in CRE investments.

Sally Glen Turner

Sally Glen, originally from Nashville, graduated from TCU with a BS in communication studies and an educational studies minor. Sally Glen started as an intern during her senior year at TCU and earned her real estate license in 2021. She loves Fort Worth, tacos, and most outdoor activities. She enjoys all aspects of commercial real estate, especially making personal connections and learning about her clients through the tenant representation process.

Ron Marks

Ron Marks is a real estate broker at Worth Commercial Real Estate with eight years helping North Texans with real estate transactions. Specializing in residential, land, self-storage, and commercial real estate, Ron uses that experience to deliver his clients’ needs in a timely, effective manner, guiding and partnering with his clients as they realize their real estate goals.

By focusing on being respectful of all involved parties’ time and their respective needs, Ron has been able to put the business degree he earned at LSU to good use. Over the years, his strengths at connecting people and relating with different communities has garnered some recognition for executing transactions to completion. Ron spends his days moving all around DFW, for it’s the vibrancy of the metroplex that gets him up in the morning.

When he’s not working on projects and deals, Ron is an avid audiophile and loves spending time doing headstands at yoga.

Hayden Hyde

Hayden is a native of Fort Worth and graduated from UTA in 2003 with a BS in History and Communications. He has been involved in Real Estate since 2014.

Before coming to Worth he worked for David Pettit Economic Development as a project manager, where he consulted developers and cities on the setup and management of Tax Increment Financing (TIFs) and Project Improvement Districts (PIDs). His projects on the developer side included The Statler Hotel in Dallas, Mule Alley and The Drover Hotel in Fort Worth. He also worked closely with the cities of Fort Worth, Dallas, Celina, Grapevine, and Grand Prairie. 

He is married to Lauren (also a Fort Worth native) and has two daughters. He loves cycling, basketball, and college football.

Jennifer Wersal
Business Manager

Jennifer serves as Worth Commercial’s business manager and juggles all of the moving parts that keep the team moving forward. Her background in marketing, communications and nonprofit management make her well-suited to handle just about any assignment. She enjoys spending time with her husband of 28 years, Eric, and seeing their son cheer on the Horned Frogs as a student at TCU.