Meet Our Team
THE RYAN & BRIAN REAL ESTATE TEAM
Ryan Peterson, Business Development & Listing Team Leader
Ryan, a McAllen native, spent most of his life in Mission and graduated from Sharyland High School. After graduation he attended Schreiner College in Kerrville, Texas, before transferring to Sam Houston State University in Huntsville where he graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Criminal Justice. On a visit home, Ryan realized the significant growth in the RGV and the opportunities real estate investments had to offer. With an entrepreneurial spirit, he pursued a career in real estate. In 2006, Ryan partnered with long time friend, Brian Reed, the two now continue to excel in real estate with The Ryan & Brian Real Estate Team.
Outside of the office, Ryan enjoys spending his time with his beautiful wife, Julie and their children, Calvin and Avery.
Brian Reed, CEO and Broker
Brian was born and raised in the Rio Grande Valley. After graduating from Sharyland High, he attended Texas A&M pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Science. Soon after graduating, he was hired by a division of American Express Financial Advisors as a financial analyst. This provided Brian with extensive knowledge of the securities market while at the same time encouraging his interest in real estate due to it’s investment potential upside. After deciding to pursue a career in real estate, Brian spent just over 2 years as a right away appraiser for Allen, Williford and Seale in Houston before acquiring his REALTOR license. In 2006, Brian partnered with longtime friend, Ryan Peterson, to begin the conceptualization of The Ryan & Brian Real Estate Team. The RnBTeam continues to grow every year as they provide their clients with a memorable experience and are committed to providing their clients with unparalleled service.
Brian is happily married to his beautiful wife, Tania, who together have two daughters, Alana and Rachel. In his free time, Brian enjoys spending time with the family outdoors, fishing, hunting, and doing carpentry.
Tania Reed, Office Manager & Buyer Team Leader
Tania was born in McAllen, Texas and raised in Reynosa Tamps, Mexico, which allowed her to experience and embrace the distinct cultures of both countries and to grasp the unique mix both provide the Rio Grande Valley. Tania graduated from La Universidad Valle del Bravo, where she attained a Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design. Tania has well rounded and diverse work experience, mostly in customer care and marketing. She has always had a passion for people and a gift of salesmanship.
Tania serves the critical role of Client Experience Manager for The Ryan & Brian Real Estate Team, and she is known for providing a level of superior client service. She is aware that purchasing a house can be one of the largest financial investments most people will make in their lifetime. Ensuring a client’s needs are met is not the only important thing to Tania. She understands that a satisfactory experience is more complexed and involves being available, understanding, and flexible and creating a partnership with each client. That is why she makes personal relationships the highest priority. Her goal and desire is to provide clients a first-class, memorable experience. Tania married Brian Reed in 2005, and they have two beautiful daughters, Alana and Rachel Grace, that keep their lives busy and fulfilled. Tania also has a passion for teaching dance and maintaining a healthy, active lifestyle for her family.
Sabrina Rodriguez, Marketing Coordinator
Sabrina was born and raised in the Rio Grande Valley, after graduating high school she went on to attend Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas. There she earned her bachelors degree in Mass Communication and gained knowledge to help her begin her career in marketing. After graduation, she moved back home to the RGV and gained experience as a marketing assistant and working with social media. Sabrina is passionate about marketing and communicating with others through all different means! In her free time, Sabrina likes to try new coffee shops, read and check out local markets and art shows!
Michelle Gonzalez, Listing Coordinator
Michelle was born in McAllen, Texas and later raised and graduated high school in Corpus Christi. She currently attends South Texas College and is working towards an Associates of Art degree. Michelle has over 6 years of experience in business and human resources management with a focus on property management and inspections. She excels in both individual and collaborative business settings and serves as the administrative assistant. She performs a multitude of duties to support The Ryan & Brian Team to keep the office running smoothly and efficiently.
Michelle is happily married to her husband, Jason, who together have a beautiful daughter named Hailey.
She enjoys gaining knowledge and wisdom from each individual she comes across by turning every interaction into a positive one. Out of the office she also enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, fishing, hunting and cooking.
Jessica Marroquin, Home Buying & Selling Advisor
Jessica was born, and raised in Harlingen Tx. after graduating from Harlingen High she attend TSTC where she studied Business Management. She was intrigued with the thought of helping people make one of life’s biggest decisions. As a Buyers Specialist, she takes pride in helping, and dedicating her time to help families find a place they can call Home!
Jessica Molina, Home Buying Advisor
Jessica was born in Rio Bravo, Tamaulipas and raised in the Rio Grande Valley. After graduating from Hidalgo High School, she attended UTRGV, where she played soccer and made lifelong friends. In 2013, she moved to Houston, TX, to pursue her career in the Energy Industry, where she worked for 8 years and gained ample experience in Marketing and Business Operations. She also volunteered as a coach for a nonprofit Youth Soccer Organization. In 2021, she decided she wanted to make a career change, study Real Estate, move back to the RGV to be involved in the community she grew up in and be closer to her family.
On her time off, Jessica loves to spend time with her family and friends, camping, fishing, and horseback riding.
Elias Garcia, Home Buying Advisor
Elias was born and raised in the Rio Grande Valley. During his high school years he realized he had a unique skill for leadership and entrepreneurship and a passion to help others. Because of this he decided to pursue a career with the Ryan & Brian team as a home buying specialist. Elias graduated high school with an associates degree and attended UTRGV. He owned his first business at a young age and became part of the leadership team at Chick-fil-A. This allowed him to build his people skills and networking skills to begin his career in real estate.
Elias loves spending time with his family and friends, going to church, and exercising.
Pedro Ayala, Home Buying Advisor
Pete is a Rio Grande Valley native who lived in San Antonio for 4 years and attended The University of Texas at San Antonio where he received a bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology with a concentration in Athletic Medicine. After graduation he worked as a fitness instructor directing up to 30 people a class. In 2021 that’s when he realized he wanted to make a drastic change and pursue real estate. Even though real estate was a new adventure for him and wasn’t familiar, he was excited as ever to pursue something new. He has always found joy in helping others and being a realtor is his new found passion. Buying a property is going to be one of the biggest transactions for most people. You can trust that Pete is always going to do everything and anything he can to make the process memorable and as smooth as possible. In his free time Pete loves spending time with dog Rocky, hanging with family, and working out.
Alejandro Pardo, Home Buying Advisor
Alex was born and raised in Edinburg, Texas. After graduating from Economedes High School, he attended UTRGV and earned a bachelor’s degree in Biology. While waiting to apply for medical school, Alex attended a real estate conference in Chicago. This conference sparked Alex’s interest in real estate. He started with Lacks Furniture as a Customer Service Associate to start saving money for his real estate investment goals and was soon promoted to the sales team. Soon after, Alex completed his real estate courses while working full time at Lacks and continued to develop the necessary skills to be an excellent real estate agent. After passing his exams, Alex then joined the Ryan & Brian Real Estate team to to work alongside many seasoned real estate agents and provide outstanding customer service to home buyers.
Joaquin Hinojosa, Home Buying Advisor
Joaquin is a seasoned real estate agent who covers the entire Rio Grande Valley. With a background in medical device sales, Joaquin brings a unique perspective to the real estate industry. Prior to his career in real estate, Joaquin played professional baseball with the New York Yankees. He is also a proud graduate of Texas A&M University. Joaquin has a passion for helping people find their dream home and is committed to providing exceptional service to his clients.
I wouldn’t look any further for someone to represent you during this decision. Ryan and his team are true professionals that work well together to get your home sold for a competitive price! Our home sold in less than a month, for above asking. Beyond grateful for the dedication and effort in listing our home.
The agent went out of her way to meet them outside of normal business hours and even at a Starbuck and willing to work around the buyers, making them feel really comfortable. After viewing a few homes, the agent had an idea of what they wanted, and before their home was on the market, she had Robert and Maricruz in the home and ready to make an offer in a few short days.
We were eager to move and was able to get the property under contract in 2 months! We were able to work with a professional stager for our home and loved the input on our property. I have even been telling my friends about the great work the Ryan and Brian Real Estate Team did for us!
As first time home buyers, Ryan Peterson was patient enough to show my wife and I a wide variety of houses and guide us in purchasing the best home for us. It’s been over two years since we bought our first house, and we continue to love our home more and more each day. Thanks again to the Ryan & Brian Team.
Ryan and his incredible team helped us sell our home extremely fast. The house went on the market on a Friday and we had an offer on the table by the next week! They were on top of everything from start to finish, and kept us in the loop throughout the entire process. We are truly blessed to have worked with such honest and trustworthy people that definitely had our best interest in mind.
My home was listed for 380 days with another agent and we were not able to get it sold. My wife and I decided to give it one last try with another real estate office. We are so happy we did! The Ryan and Brian Team got our house under contract and sold in SIX DAYS!!!
Ryan Peterson and his Team of Expert Advisors successfully listed and marketed my home and were able to find a qualified buyer within 3 months but on top of that, were able to sell my home for $10,000 more than I would have ever gotten if I hadn’t signed with them. After closing on my home with Ryan, I learned the importance of hiring an expert in the industry to handle one of the biggest transactions in my life!
I appreciated your help in marketing and getting our warehouse sold in the Rio Grande Valley. Everything both of you did was always done in a very professional manor from the beginning to the day of the closing. When I have another piece of real estate to sell, I will definitely let you guys list it for me.
We had used two other real estate companies and they could not sell our home. I was disappointed and frustrated with the agents and the promises they couldn’t keep. Two years went by and they could not sale our home. We received a flyer in the mail from the Ryan & Brian Real Estate Team and thought we would give them a try. I couldn’t believe it Ryan Peterson sold our home in 45 days. Not only was Ryan Peterson kind and patient with me but he also understood what we had been through. I’m really…
Our realtor, Jessica, was amazing she definitely made the whole process smooth. We are totally grateful for all her help.