The Banyan

Multifamily property
management in the Houston area

With a streamlined focus on the Houston, Texas, market and surrounding areas, we believe in serving the multifamily industry where we have roots in a city we love and an edge in a city we know well. From property management and due diligence to renovation construction and disposition details, we invite you to learn more about how we can be a solid benefit to you.

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What we
believe in

Our mission is to exceed the expectations of our clients and customers with compassion, communication, and joy, and by providing the highest level of service. We are committed to creating raving fans.

Core values

  • Integrity
  • Excellence
  • Innovation
  • Accountability
  • Passion
  • Loyalty

Results-Driven Team

  • Jimilea Thibodeaux


  • Lisa Harrison

    Vice President

  • Tyler Krengle

    Executive Director of Sales and Marketing

  • Andrea Salazar

    Director of Employee Resources

  • April Conway

    Regional Manager

  • Liliana Sosa

    Regional Manager

  • Michelle Hill

    Regional Manager

  • Alyssa Broussard

    Portfolio Accountant

A symbol
of trust

Banyan Equity was founded by Shelley and Aaron Nichols in 2010. They selected the banyan tree to represent the company because it has numerous similarities to Banyan Equity’s core values and culture.

A lasting

The species has been around since 325 B.C. when Alexander the Great first encountered it. Aaron and Shelley wanted to have longevity as a company, to create a place where employees could retire and would be sustainable for many years.

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A heart for

The banyan tree is a healing and life-giving tree. Its bark and leaves have been used through the centuries to heal many ailments. It also produces massive amounts of figs, providing food to various animals and bees that, in turn, repopulate other plants. Aaron and Shelley loved the thought that their company could be a place of healing and growth for employees and residents — whether they stay for a short while or for the long haul.

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A powerful

The banyan tree is the largest tree in the world in terms of area covered. It can survive hurricanes and all types of massive weather conditions. Lastly, Aaron and Shelley love the idea that no matter what, the company will survive. When the storms come — and they will — Banyan Equity will collectively come together to weather whatever comes our way.

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