Who are we?

Michael L. Hoffman

Michael is a principal of Longhorn III Investments, LLC (a short-term financing company for SFR investment loans), a private interim finance company since July of 2008, a principal of JMZ Realty Investments, LLC (a real estate company formed to acquire,rehab and sell targeted SFRs), has been a licensed attorney in the State of Texas since November 1994. Michael L. Hoffman, a principal of Hoffman Kaliser & Messina, P.C. and is a fee office of First Western Title, and has offices in Dallas, Houston and by March 2010 an office in San Antonio, and has been facilitating title closings since February 2006. Mr. Hoffman has a legal practice concentrating on civil litigation.

Prior to graduating from St. Mary’s School of Law, Mr. Hoffman attended the University of Texas in Austin. Mike lives in Dallas, Texas with his wife Shannon and son Jake.

Merrill L. Kaliser –

Merrill is also a  principal of Longhorn III Investments, LLC, (a short-term financing company for SFR investment loans) a principal of JMZ Realty Investments, LLC, has been a licensed attorney in the State of Texas since 2000. Mr. Kaliser is a principal of Hoffman Kaliser & Messina, P.C. and is a fee office of First Western Title. Mr. Kaliser has a legal practice concentrating on numerous commercial lending institutions, funds, landlords, tenants and various businesses in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area. Mr. Kaliser began his legal career at Gardere Wynne Sewell, LLP in Dallas after graduating law school.

Prior to graduating from Washington University School of Law in St. Louis, Mr. Kaliser attended the University of Texas in Austin where he first met Mr. Hoffman. Merrill lives in Dallas, Texas with his wife Kim, daughters Victoria and Mikayla and son Zolomon. Merrill sits on the board of Akiba Academy and is a member and active fundraiser for various organizations including the MS Society, Akiba Academy and the Susan B. Komen Foundation.