About our Staff


In 1994, Greg Simmons founded Simmons Homes with a dedicated focus on building high-quality homes serving customers’ lifetime needs. His company has since grown to be the Tulsa Metro area’s largest residential builder. Raised in Iowa, Simmons learned many of his core business lessons from an agricultural background. Following his graduation from Oklahoma State University with a degree in Economics, he started out as a financial planner before moving into the residential building supply business. After managing operations for a local homebuilder, he decided to form his own company applying his knowledge and experience to fine tune the home building process.
The Home Builders Association of Greater Tulsa voted Simmons “Builder of the Year” in 2006. Soon after, in 2007, Simmons Homes was ranked 150th in the U.S. by Builder magazine. Simmons Homes was featured in a two-hour special of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition aired nationwide on ABC.
Today, Simmons Homes is Tulsa’s premier home builder solidified by a vote in Oklahoma Magazine as: Best of the Best 2011 – Home Builder. Over the years, Greg and his partners at Owasso Land Trust have worked on numerous commercial jobs and multi-family housing properties. In 2012 alone, projections are the company will build 900 apartment units. In his spare time, Simmons is an experienced pilot and aviation enthusiast.

Pete began his career as a homebuilder over twenty years ago, and has in recent years established a reputation as the area’s premier land developer. His ability to creatively envision an attractive, marketable use for land has enabled him to enjoy success in the land development arena. His skills, coupled with a reputation for honesty and integrity, have caused an ever-increasing number of landowners, investors and brokers to seek out his evaluation and intuition about potential projects all over the state of Oklahoma.
Over the years, Pete and his partners at Owasso Land Trust have worked on numerous commercial jobs and multi-family housing properties. In 2012 alone, projections are the company will build 900 apartment units. In his spare time, Pete is an experienced pilot and aviation enthusiast.

He received his bar admission in 1986 and served on the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Oklahoma. David is a member of the Tulsa County Bar Association and Oklahoma Bar Association. David has been a member of the City of Tulsa Board of Adjustment and is currently a member of the City of Owasso Economic Development Authority.
David is the owner of Capital Homes, one of the largest home building companies in the Tulsa area. With a substantial amount of real estate investment experience, Mr. Charney brings a very capable legal and finance background to OLT. The extensive maze of legal, zoning and multi-jurisdictional issues that are so prevalent in land development can be skillfully addressed by Mr. Charney.
His experience and demeanor allow OLT’s projects to often clear such hurdles gracefully. David is one of the founding members of the Patriot Golf Club and along with the other two owners of OLT, they have jointly developed thousands of residentail homesites in many neighborhoods throught the Tulsa metro area. David is very involved with his family and the B’nai Emunah Synagogue; and in his spare time he is an avid golfer.

Brian came to OLT in February 2012, as a graduate from Oral Roberts University with a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration in 2007, after which he entered directly into commercial real estate where he spent five years in the brokerage community with Bauer & Associates, Inc. and completed numerous sales and leasing transactions on Industrial, Office, Retail, Land and Investment properties. Having lived in Fort Smith, Arkansas before moving to Tulsa in 2003, he is very familiar with the local real estate markets in Northeast Oklahoma and Northwestern Arkansas.
Brian, along with his teammate of Bob Parker, has the knowledge and experience to match properties to the appropriate Buyer/Seller, with a heavy focus both in the Owasso sub-market and in land development of the Tulsa MSA.

She grew up in Kansas City, Missouri and has lived in Tulsa for 5 years. Before coming to Owasso Land Trust, Sarah worked as a multi-family Property Manager with Case & Associates, managing over 300 units. In 2014 she was nominated for Property Manager of the Year within the Tulsa region, and since then has been working on her CPM designation.

Bob began his real estate career in 1994 with Whiteside & Grant Realtors in Tulsa and has since handled real estate portfolios for Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., The Sanditen Companies and GBR Properties, Inc. Over his 23 year career, he has handled hundreds of lease transactions and sold more than $100 million worth of commercial properties. While his primary focus is retail, he has experience with all facets of commercial real estate, including office, industrial and land development.

Bob graduated from Oklahoma State University in 1988. He obtained his Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation in 2000 and is a past President of the Oklahoma CCIM Chapter, continuing to serve on the Board. He is a member of NAIOP Tulsa, GTAR and International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC). He has authored the Retail portion of the Tulsa Commercial Properties magazine published by the Tulsa NAIOP Chapter and acts as a moderator and participant of retail roundtables in the Tulsa and Oklahoma City markets.

In his spare time, he is currently training for his 25th marathon, coaching a running group for Fleet Feet, and cooking in area BBQ competitions.