Ben has almost 50 years of experience in the real estate industry and has participated in over 1,200 real estate transactions either through investing, consulting or brokering. Prior to starting Overwatch Fund, Mr. Loughry was a founding member of Panther FW Investments, a specialized real estate investment firm. He was also a founding stockholder and managing partner of the Fort Worth and Dallas offices of Integra Realty Resources, the nation’s largest independent valuation firm.
Mr. Loughry began his real estate career in 1969 and has worked with various public and private entities, including the General Services Administration, U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force, Bell Helicopter Textron, and Sundance Square Development. As a qualified instructor through the Texas Real Estate Commission and the Texas Association of Realtors, he has taught real estate courses at Texas Christian University, The University of Texas-Arlington, and Tarrant County Junior College. He is qualified as an expert witness in county and federal courts, and district and county judges have appointed him to serve as a special commissioner.
He was Chairman of the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce and sat on the Chamber’s Executive Committee. He was the Chair of Fort Worth South, Inc., and sat on the Board of Directors of the Greater Fort Worth Real Estate Council. He has also been delegated as the Fort Worth Mayor’s appointee to the Southwest Parkway Advisory Committee. Mr. Loughry also has held leadership positions in the Tarrant County Real Estate Council, Greater Fort Worth Association of Realtors, Texas Association of Realtors, Tarrant Appraisal District and the Fort Worth Aviation Advisory Committee. Mr. Loughry holds a BBA from Texas Christian University and served on the Chancellor’s Advisory Committee.
Prior to joining OWF, Tina spent eleven years at Crescent Real Estate/Goff Capital Partners serving many diverse roles. In addition to treasury, and accounting, Tina was ultimately responsible for investor relations. While at Goff Capital Partners, Tina was responsible for the management of the Goff family office, the Goff charitable foundation, and the private equity entity, Goff Capital Partners. Goff Capital Partners created private structures focused on real estate including commercial office, industrial, hospitality, retail, and multifamily real estate, commercial mortgage-backed securities, and other structured real estate debt. While with Goff Capital Partners/Crescent Real Estate, Tina helped administer two funds totaling $450 million in equity. During Tina’s tenure, Crescent Real Estate became a real estate operating company and an SEC‐registered investment advisory firm with assets under management, development, and investment capacity of more than $10 billion. Tina graduated cum laude with a BBA in Finance from the University of North Texas.