About Us

A Focus On Excellence

The Cantrell Company is a commercial real estate brokerage company, specializing in the sales of multi-family properties and providing consulting for multi-family property owners.

Because real estate values fluctuate due to ever-changing local conditions, The Cantrell Company has remained focused on the Texas multi-family market to enable them to assist a growing number of clients in their sale or purchase decisions.

Contact The Cantrell Company to assess your property's current value in the marketplace or to select your next profitable acquisition.


Sam W. Pettigrew, III
Sam W. Pettigrew, III

Sam Pettigrew's real estate experience includes brokerage, acquisition, disposition, and asset and property management of multi-family and retail properties in Dallas/Fort Worth, Atlanta, Tulsa, Phoenix, and Galveston.

Sam's focus at The Cantrell Company is investment sales for various local, national and international investors.

After graduation from the University of North Texas in 1997 with a business degree in real estate, he joined the firm of NorthMarq Capital, Inc., where he remained until 1999. His interests in multi-family led him to Suncase Corporation, a local owner/operator of multi-family properties. At Suncase Corporation, he was responsible for acquisitions and dispositions culminating in $54 million in transactions. He was also responsible for all areas of the property management and asset management of Suncase's portfolio.

In 2004, Sam left Suncase to work for Meridian Realty Advisors, Inc. where he headed asset management for the firm's multi-family and retail properties. He was responsible for the disposition of $79 million of real estate during 2005. In late 2005 he joined Magellan Commercial Realty, Inc. as Vice President of investment sales where he represented numerous sellers of multi-family assets.

In addition, Sam is, and has been, a principal of multi-family and land assets in the DFW area.

North Texas Commercial Association of Realtors
Served in Desert Storm with 5/5 Cav, C Company
National Association of Realtors
Texas Association of Realtors

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Email:  Phone:  (972) 630-6691
Thomas M. Hooke, Jr.
Thomas M. Hooke, Jr.
Thomas Hooke, a native to Dallas, is an Investment Sales specialist for The Cantrell Company. He currently assists a roster of small to mid-sized property owners and private investors. Thomas' focus is on Class B and C investment properties throughout all markets of Dallas/ Ft. Worth.

Prior to joining The Cantrell Company, Thomas worked at Magellan Commercial Realty, Inc. as an Associate Broker where he was involved with numerous transactions representing both Sellers and Purchasers.

After graduating from Texas Tech University with a Marketing degree, Thomas chose a career path that closely mirrored that of his family. The Hooke family has created an extremely successful residential real estate brokerage business in Houston and its surrounding environs.

Thomas is a resident of Dallas. He enjoys spending his spare time outdoors while engaging in running, fishing, and improving his golf handicap.

Associations & Achievements
North Texas Commercial Associate of Realtors (NTCAR)
National Assocaition of Realtors (NAR)
Texas Association of Realtors (TAR)
Young Professionals Forum (YPF)
St. Rita Parishioner

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Email:  Phone:  (972) 630-6696
Tim L. Cantrell
Managing Director
Tim L. Cantrell
Tim L. Cantrell is one of the founders of The Cantrell Company as well as being active in several related real estate companies. He is a founder of Cantrell McCulloch, Inc., specializing in property tax consulting; Monticello Asset Management, Inc., a full-service, multi-family property management company; and Fidelity Building and Construction, providing apartment renovation services. At The Cantrell Company, he assists in business development and strategic planning. Mr. Cantrell's real estate career began with sixteen years at Marcus & Millichap where he earned numerous awards and designations, with the highest recognition received in 1991 as the number one producer in the nation. Prior to his real estate career, Tim was a licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA) employed by KPMG, one of the nation's largest accounting and consulting firms. He graduated magna cum laude from Baylor University in 1977.

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Email:  Phone:  (972) 630-6680
Mark J. Cantrell
Mark J. Cantrell
Mark Cantrell was born in 1960 and raised in McKinney, Texas. He graduated from Baylor University in 1982, receiving a Bachelor of Business Administration in finance. Upon graduation, he was employed with a leading office equipment company selling copier systems where he was the top salesman both years of employment.

In 1984, Mark joined Marcus & Millichap, a national real estate brokerage firm specializing in the sale of income producing properties. From 1989 through 1996, he was recognized for outstanding sales performance, with special recognition in 1990 as the Company's #3 Earner out of approximately 400 total nationwide agents. In 1997, Mark, along with his brother, Tim, founded The Cantrell Company. He also founded in 2001 Cantrell McCulloch, Inc., a property tax consulting company currently representing $8 billion in property valuation. At The Cantrell Company, Mark assists in business development and consults as needed on all brokerage matters.

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Email:  Phone:  (214) 368-1295