• Top 10% RE/MAX of Texas 2014 Award 
  • 2016 Hall of Fame Award (over $1M in Commissions)
  • 2014 Business of the Year, Lake Cities
  • 40 years—business, sales and real estate
  • Previous global high -tech career
  • Construction background
  • Math instructor, North Central Texas College
  • German-Canadian-American Citizen



Dirk is an experienced real estate investor and broker in the Dallas and Fort Worth area since 2009. Dirk is the owner and managing broker for American Realty, a real estate firm that has been in the family for 28 years.

After graduating from a top-rated university with a Bachelors of Math and Computer Sciences, Dirk held executive positions in information technology and consulting companies. As the first president of SAP Canada, Dirk managed a large global organization and repeatedly won awards for top sales. He has worked with some of the largest information services and computer firms in North America.

In real estate sales, Dirk has won multiple awards, including top 10% in RE/MAX in all of Texas, Hall of Fame for over $1M sales commissions, and multiple awards for highest sales and listings. Dirk received the 2014 Business of the Year Award. 

Community Service


· Lake Cities Chamber of Commerce, Past President

· Boys & Girls Club (past Board Member)


· Lions Club (past President)

· Adopt A Street, Hickory Creek


· Rotary Club, Sergeant at Arms  (past Treasurer)

· Spirit of Christmas (Lake   Cities)


· Director, Lakeview at Point Vista HOA


· Citizens Police Academy,  Volunteers In Police Service (VIPS)




  • Co-owner of American Realty Homes, LLC
  • Family owned business for 26 years
  • Previous global high tech career
  • Instructor at University of Texas at Dallas
  • 7th Generation Texan!


 Susan is an experienced real estate investor and has been a real estate agent since 2010.

Susan’s family has been in the real estate business for decades. Her husband, father, mother and sister have all been real estate agents, and their involvement in real estate investing goes back 40 years.

Susan holds the certification of Professional Project Manager (PMP). She is currently Past President of the PMI Dallas Chapter of project managers, a 4,200 member organization in Dallas.

For your next real estate purchase, sale or investment consultation call Susan at


Awards, Honors

  • Outstanding Leadership Award, PMI Dallas Chapter, 2017
  • President, Past President and Vice President Professional Development, PMI Dallas Chapter, 2011-2018
  • Teamwork Award, Government of Ontario, 2008
  • Canadian Project Excellence Award, Knowledge Management, 2005
  • Showcase Ontario Awards of Excellence, Merit Award, 2005
  • Public Sector Quality Fair, Gold Award, 2005
  • Hall of Honor Award, Paris Junior College Department of Business , 2004
  • Outstanding English Student, Paris Junior College, 1981
  • William A. Owens Creative Writing Scholarship Award, Paris Junior College, 1980

“I’ve been in and around the real estate business all my life.  My family has owned American Realty 26 years and I’m proud to be a part of this business.”