Our team’s experience spans geographical markets, asset classes, and market cycles giving us a unique and diverse perspective. We take pride in shifting the paradigm by which industrial real estate has traditionally traded. We are precise in our approach, agile in our execution, and always thinking ahead.
Brandon Mead, Senior Vice President, Dominion Bank
Romy, Sam, and the entire CanTex team have proven to be highly skilled at executing on their growth plans and have been valuable customers to Dominion Bank. Through their exponential growth, they have maintained an impeccable level of responsiveness, disciplined underwriting, and detail-oriented portfolio management. Their extensive knowledge of the Dallas-Fort Worth Industrial Real Estate Market paired with supreme integrity and winning personalities make them a dream client for the bank.
Todd Hubbard, SIOR, NAI Robert Lynn
I have been working in the Industrial Real Estate industry for 19 years and have been very fortunate to have many amazing clients that have trusted me to represent them. CanTex Capital is at the top of the list. The speed of decision-making, real time responsiveness, and ability to make common sense decisions separate CanTex. They always have a vision of the big picture and do not allow small issues get in the way of the greater goal of facilitating smart long-term decisions for their stakeholders. It makes my job easy and makes other brokers want to bring us their tenants which is an amazing differentiator in a very competitive market. They have an incredible team in place, and they continue to strive to improve which is a testament to their leadership and long-term commitment.
Jimmy Lancaster, CEO, Lancaster Roofing & Construction
CanTex Capital has been a valued industry partner for several years and they never fail to exceed expectations. Their commitment to quality is second to none and their team members are among the most knowledgeable in their field. We have and will continue to recommend their services and look forward to many more projects in the future.
Michael Stoff, Owner, Fashion Furniture Rental
CanTex capital is a well-run, professional industrial real estate firm and is very responsive to their tenants' needs and requirements. As a tenant, we would highly recommend this firm as your landlord. They are incredibly easy to work with.
Jennifer McCormick, Senior Vice President/Commercial Escrow Officer, Capital Title
CanTex Capital is best of the best when it comes to commercial real estate investment firms in Dallas. I’ve had the pleasure of working with Romit and Sam Cheema over the last 5 years and their stalwart of professionalism has led their team to be leaders in the industry. Knowledgeable, trustworthy, forward looking and proactive. A company that never sleeps and works for its investors.
We are serious about doing what we say we’re going to do. It is our personal responsibility to be fair and conscientious in all aspects of our business.
We value long-term relationships with all our partners – our investors, tenants, vendors, and team. Our investment in these relationships ensures longevity, trust, and a mutually prosperous working environment.
We redefine the industry by identifying potential and adding value. We continue to look ahead to the next asset, to the next submarket, to the next market trend, innovating from the forefront.
Our willingness to work harder and faster puts us ahead. We keep our finger on the pulse of the market and have the drive to respond quickly to changes and challenges. We work whenever and wherever because we know that’s what it takes to harness the greatest opportunities.
The team’s strength comes from the varying experience, backgrounds, and perspectives of its members. This diversity is integral to our ability to view our business and investments from a fresh and unique lens.
No one person on our team is above or below any task and all members work together to move the business forward.
We are motivated self-starters with an entrepreneurial spirit. This culture echoes through the entire team and inspires us all to give our best to each other and our partners.
CEO / PRINCIPAL Romit Cheema
Romy Cheema is a founding partner and CEO of CanTex Capital. An entrepreneurial thinker, Romy identified untapped opportunities in commercial real estate and founded a unique CRE investment firm, CanTex Capital, in 2018. His relentless energy, thoughtful decision making, and valuable industry relationships have launched CanTex’s growth into one of DFW’s most active investment groups in the Class B infill industrial space. Romy has extensive experience across geographic markets, asset types, and market cycles which allows him to evaluate opportunities from many perspectives. His unique outlook drives CanTex to capitalize on value-add opportunities that are commonly overlooked.
Romy earned his undergraduate degree in Economics from the University of Texas at Austin and his Juris Doctorate from SMU Dedman School of Law, graduating cum laude. He has been honored as D Magazine “Best Lawyers in Dallas” and is a Dallas Business Journal “40 under 40” honoree (2021). Romy is an active member of the Board of Directors for the YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas, and the Board of Trustees for the YMCA Foundation of Metropolitan Dallas.
COO / PRINCIPAL Sam Cheema
Sam Cheema is a founding partner and COO of CanTex Capital. His professional career began in Midland where he founded a successful hospitality investment company. Sam’s extensive construction background coupled with his skills in design lead CanTex in the reimagination of industrial assets. His understanding of efficient capital expenditure spending has led to a scalable strategy, executed by his in-house construction team and his industry relationships. His love for travel, design, and culture brings a unique perspective to the industry.
Sam attended business school at the University of Texas-Permian Basin and has extensive experience and skill in construction and operations.
President Gillian Cho
As President of CanTex Capital, Gillian works with the team across all aspects of the business to grow the platform. Gillian brings a unique background and perspective to her role, having started her career as a management consultant advising on strategy, organization and operations. She followed this with 15 years of real estate experience across development and investment management in varied asset classes and geographies. Along with deep industry relationships, Gillian brings tremendous energy, strategic thinking and a focus on operational excellence, business development and capital raising activities.
Prior to joining CanTex, Gillian was Head of Investment Management at Amherst and Chief Operating Officer of Crow Holdings. Gillian obtained her bachelor’s degree from the University of Oxford and her MBA from Harvard Business School. She currently sits on the Executive Committee for the Zell/Lurie Real Estate Center at Wharton.
General Counsel Shilpa Ray
Director of Acquisitions Roger Waggoner
Director of People & Talent Audrey Wiseman
Controller Kritika Sthapit
Director of Property Management Jennifer Hayes
VP of Construction James Zavala
Director of Asset Management Jay Malhan
Associate Kyra Perry
Property Manager Shierly Ucol
Construction Project Manager Keegan Clem
Bookkeeper Coressa Raymond
Maintenance Supervisor Jose Monsivais
Creative Director Raveena Cheema
Office Manager Mary Espinoza