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Real estate executive

Terry Jay Sasser, American real estate executive. Licensed real estate broker, Texas; licensed life and health agent; licensed recording agent, fire and casualty.


Sasser, Terry Jay was born on December 2, 1942 in Austin, Texas, United States. Son of Sterling Joseph Senior and Margret (Bryan) Sasser.


Student, Allen Academy, 1960. Student, Concordia College, 1961. Student, University Texas, 1962.


Vice president Sterling Sasser & Sons, Inc., Austin, 1962. President, 7 in development Sasser Properties, Inc., since 1962. President Finance Development Corporation, Houston and Austin, 1972-1975.

Vice president Walter W. Scarborough, Inc., Houston, 1973-1975. Chairman Sasser Real Estate Management Company, Austin, since 1977. Secretary Transportation Systems, Inc., Dallas, 1983-1984.

President Sasser Properties & Associates, Inc., Austin, since 1986. Guest speaker on commercial real estate various colleges universities, since 1969. General partner Sterling Investments, Ltd., since 1975.

Advisory director Citizens National Bank, 1975-1977. Trustee various companies in central Texas, since 1965. Member national advisory board American Security Council, 1977-1985.

Member real estate advisory board Austin Community College, since 1975. Founding vice president Builders, Owners & Managers Association, Austin, 1974.


  • Licensed real estate broker, Texas. Licensed life and health agent. Licensed recording agent, fire and casualty.


  • Other Work

    • Member editorial advisory board Southwest Real Estate News, Dallas, 1974-1985.


God, who is heard throughout the Bible, calls for justice for the widows, orphans and aliens who were oppressed by the powers of the day. Therefore the involvement in political life is something that Christians should not avoid.


Methodist member is very much a folk theologian who should speak 'plain truth to plain people'.


Member advisory board, president's council St. Edwards University, 1965-1967. Chairman business division Travis County American Cancer Drive, 1967. President United Service Organizations Council, 1975-1977.

Trustee United Way, 1975-1978. Member Austin Citizen's League, Economic Development Task Force, Austin, 1978-1979, Quality Austin, 1982-1985. Member Brackenridge Hospital Board, Austin, 1981-1985, chairman finance committee, 1982-1985.

Chairman Blue Ribbon committee Lone Star council Girl Scouts United States, 1983-1985. Member executive board Capital area council Boy Scouts American, 1984-1985. Vice commodore Austin Aqua Festival, 1966-1970, commodore, 1971, president, 1972.

Active Austin Symphony, Austin Civic Ballet, Natural Science Center, Settlement Home Austin. Hospitality chairman Station KLRU-television Auction, 1975. Board directors National Conference of Christians and Jews, 1978-1980.

Member Mayor's Commission on Electric Rates, Austin, 1975-1977, chairman, 1977. Member National Association Realtors (national urban affairs since 1987), Texas Association Realtors (board directors since 1984), Austin Board Realtors (member commercial investment division, board governors since 1978, chairman property management committee 1979-1981, chairman city council committee 1981-1985, chairman board governors 1984-1986, board directors since 1984, secretary-treasurer 1985, Second vice president 1986, 1st vice president 1987, president since 1988, Member of Year 1986), National Association Real Estate Appraisers (certified), International Organization Real Estate Appraisers (certified), National Association Mutual Insurance Agents, Texas Association Mutual Insurance Agents, National Association Indiana Insurance Agents, Texas Association Indiana Insurance Agents, Austin Chamber of Commerce (Austin-Bergstrom Air Force Base council since 1971, economic development council since 1975, tourism steering committee 1975), Austin Heritage Society Clubs: The Austin. Lodges: Rotary.


  • Other Interests

    Boating, golf, swimming, parenting.


Children: Jarrett Lamar, Mitchell Landon, Tara Janell. Married Diana S. Diamond, September 2, 1989.

Sterling Joseph Senior Sasser

Margret (Bryan) Sasser

Diana S. Diamond

Jarrett Lamar Sasser

Tara Janell Sasser

Mitchell Landon Sasser