Our CEO

Allen R. Hartman (Al Hartman) is the President, CEO, and Chairman of the Board of Directors at Hartman Advisors and the Property Manager at HIR Management. In 1983, Mr. Hartman founded Hartman Management and began to sponsor private real estate investment programs. Over the next 30 years, Mr. Hartman built Hartman Management into one of the leading commercial property management firms in Texas. He has sponsored 20 privately offered, and one publicly offered program that invested in commercial real estate in Houston, San Antonio, and Dallas, Texas.

Mr. Hartman oversees a staff of over 160 employees who collectively manage more than 50 commercial properties encompassing over seven million square feet. In addition to his day-to-day management responsibilities, Mr. Hartman serves as the principal officer of each Hartman-sponsored investment program.

Mr. Hartman is a firm believer in working to glorify God in the work place by operating with excellence. This vision has led HI-REIT to succeed and not only achieve but also surpass all its goals. Sharing God’s blessings is one of the core values honored at HI-REIT, aside from his work there, Mr. Hartman also supports various faith-based organizations. He serves as Deacon at Second Baptist Church and is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Houston Area Pastors Council. Mr. Hartman is currently on the board of The Elijah Challenge Ministry in India where it is his personal mission to train pastors and promote Christianity in this part of the world. He is also in the President’s Cabinet at the college of Biblical Studies and serves on the Development Board for Houston Baptist University. Additionally, Mr. Hartman participates as a member of the “C” club, Houston Breakfast Club, ADISSA-REIT Organization, REISA-REIT Organization, and Vision America.

Mr. Hartman’s time in real estate, extensive charity, and ministry work have provided him with a broad range of experience in the private and nonprofit sector. Mr. Hartman has developed HI-REIT as well as many other organizations in the past 35 years from the ground up.