“The world turns on personality.

– Stewart Morris, Sr.

MFT INTERESTS

MFT Interests is a privately held real-estate investment company. MFT conducts business through quality relationships and investments that are financially sound and beneficial to the community. The company has a diverse portfolio of raw land, assisted living, land development, retail centers, office buildings and multi-family property types.  The investments are primarily located in Texas.

MFT was founded in 2006 in Houston, Texas upon the sale of Southern National Bank of Texas. Southern National was a community bank that had six locations in the Houston metro area.

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A PRIVATELY HELD REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT COMPANY.

MFT was founded in 2006 in Houston, Texas upon the sale of Southern National Bank of Texas. A community bank that had six locations in the Houston metro area.

MFT INTERESTS TEAM

LISA SIMON

Chairman of the former Southern National Bank, is active President of MFT Interests and managing partner. Lisa served as Chairman of SNB for thirteen years and spearheaded the vision of the Jeffersonian architecture of the banks and organized the bank’s community involvement. Lisa is a graduate of Houston Baptist University with a BA in Art and Math Education.

THERESA BROWN

Office Manager, is a native Texan who  grew up on the Gulf Coast, but has lived in Houston for 30 years.  After raising three children, she returned to the work force in 2011, first in the art world, and then as Executive Assistant at MFT Interests.  When not managing the office at MFT, Theresa enjoys water sports, time with her kids, beaches, and hiking with her pug.

GLENN CLEMENTS Jr.

Serves as Vice President of MFT Interests. Glenn was credit risk officer of Southern National Bank. He graduated from Boston College with a BS in management with a concentration in finance and MIS.

CARLOTTA COFFMAN

Vice President and managing partner of MFT Interests, is a professional watercolorist of forty years. Carlotta graduated from Houston Baptist University and majored in History and Education.

VINCENT CHIARA

Assistant Asset Manager, began serving MFT Interests in August of 2015 after working in the energy industry for five years.  He holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Texas A&M University and enjoys traveling, volunteering, spending time with friends and family, and rooting for the Houston Texans.

STEWART MORRIS JR.

Managing partner of MFT Interests, and serves as Vice Chairman of Stewart Information Services Corporation. Stewart has had a distinguished career with the Stewart companies for over forty years. Stewart is a graduate of Rice University and received his MBA from University of Texas.