Team

MEET THE TEAM

JEREMY LARKIN
JEREMY LARKIN
Co-founder and Team Leader

JEREMY LARKIN

Jeremy Larkin is the Co-founder and Team Leader of The ICON Team, Keller Williams, located in The Woodlands, Texas. He and his team of unmatched real estate experts are consistently recognized as their office’s “Top Producing Real Estate Mega Team”.

Jeremy has been a coaching student of The Core Training since 2014. He is passionate about sharing his training to aid others in managing successful businesses and maintaining life balance.

After a successful 9-year career in the United States Air Force, Jeremy obtained his Bachelor’s degree in CIS/Management from Park University. Soon after he began his journey to become an industry expert and one of the most reliable real estate agents in the Greater Houston area.

Jeremy and his team have won many prestigious awards including, The Greater Houston Builders Association’s “Realtor Team of the Year” award for 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2018. They are also consistently recognized as a “Top 25 Performing Real Estate Team” by the Houston Business Journal, and in 2015 & 2019 they achieved their goal of being the #1 Ranked Real Estate Team in Houston.

The Icon Team’s annual team production for 2018 was over $152.28 million closing 547 units.

Raised in the north Houston suburb of New Caney, TX, The Icon Team co-founders Jeremy Larkin & Scott Laird, along with their fellow team members, have created one of the absolute best customer service experiences along with one of the most powerful real estate marketing plans the Greater Houston area has to offer.

This gives their represented clients unparalleled experience and competitive advantage when it comes to buying & selling a home, regardless of market conditions, or price range. With unrivaled expert sales and negotiation skills, partnered with management level relationships with new home builders and influential people throughout Houston, The Icon Team gives their represented clients a clear advantage in all home sales and purchase situations.
The Icon Team is partnered with one of the world’s most powerful real estate brokerages, Keller Williams. This partnership strengthens the foundation of integrity, service, and performance that The Icon Team has built and maintained throughout the years. Having sold hundreds of millions of dollars in real estate over the years, The Icon Team is consistently recognized as one of the world’s top-producing real estate mega teams.

The choice you make when deciding who should represent you in a real estate transaction is one of the most important decisions you will ever make. We want to welcome you to our family! Keep in mind that not all Realtors or real estate teams are built alike! It does matter who you know and works with. Why settle for anything but the best? Contact the Icon Team where “The Experience is the Difference”!

The Icon Team has won many prestigious awards including the 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, & 2018 Greater Houston Builders Association “Realtor Team of the Year”, and are consistently recognized by the Houston Business Journal as one of the “Top 25 performing real estate teams” and reaching #1 in 2015 & 2019.

The Icon Team’s annual team production for 2019 was over $164.5 million, closing 595 units.

SCOTT LAIRD
SCOTT LAIRD
Co-founder and Director of Sales

SCOTT LAIRD

Scott Laird is the Co-founder and Director of Sales for The Icon Team. He is a master salesperson, expert negotiator, and influential sales trainer. He and his team of unmatched real estate experts are consistently recognized as their office’s “Top Producing Real Estate Mega Team”.

Scott runs the sales team operation for the company and is responsible for lead generation, as well as, acquiring big relationships.

With his 7 years’ experience in Real Estate and his unmatched extensive lifetime experience in Sales and business, Scott is the Master Jedi of Sales! Though Scott’s a School of Hard Knocks’ Alumni, he is a huge Alabama football fan, and can be found during his off time screaming roll tide!

Scott and his team have won many prestigious awards including, The Greater Houston Builders Association’s “Realtor Team of the Year” award for 2011, 2013, 2014, and 2015. They are also consistently recognized as a “Top 25 Performing Real Estate Team” by the Houston Business Journal, and in 2015 they achieved their goal of being the #1 Ranked Real Estate Team in Houston.

The Icon Team’s annual team production for 2019 was over $164.5 million, closing 595 units.

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NICOLE ROBERTS
NICOLE ROBERTS
Director of Operations, Licensed Realtor

NICOLE ROBERTS

Nicole has loved serving the Icon Team the last nine years as the Operations Manager. She holds a master’s in business administration and has been working in the real estate arena for the past twenty years. She manages team’s growth through recruiting, training, and monitoring financials. Nicole’s passion of serving others enhances her ability to connect with clients. Aside from working with one of the top real estate companies around, she is the mom to busy twin boys, Caden and Jaxson. She enjoys their time together with family, friends, and of course watching Aggie football. Gig’em!
DESIRAE BORKOWSKI
DESIRAE BORKOWSKI
Transaction Coordinator, Licensed Realtor

DESIRAE BORKOWSKI

Desirae Borkowski is an Icon Team veteran who has been with the team for 10+ years. Desirae has a Bachelors’s Degree from Sam Houston State University and she is well versed in all aspects of the real estate industry. Her main focus starts with serving The Icon Teams buyers and sellers as a Licensed Transaction Manager. Making an impact on clients’ personal lives by streamlining the home selling/buying process is something she thrives on and values most. She also has a huge relational role in servicing our Builder Clients with maintaining listing marketability, professional photography, & MLS accuracy.
HAILEY BASS
HAILEY BASS
Transaction Coordinator, Licensed Realtor

HAILEY BASS

Hailey is a highly driven & motivated Licensed Real Estate Agent & Transaction Coordinator. Her admirable personality and true knowledge of the field have given her an opportunity to excel in different areas within the real estate industry. As a Transaction Coordinator she has closed hundreds of transactions, representing millions of dollars in business. Hailey’s exceptional customer service skills and commitment to perfection have made her stand out and have taken her to a new level in her career.
KAREN GOMEZ
KAREN GOMEZ
Executive Assistant

KAREN GOMEZ

Karen is Jeremy and Scott’s Executive Assistant. She manages Jeremy and Scott’s schedules and is in charge of the testimonial process, as well as, the team’s VIP and gifting programs. Karen handles all aspects of event planning for the team to include, client appreciation events and business-oriented happy hours.
DEVAN RAY
DEVAN RAY
Builder Division Specialist
MELISSA JOHNSON
MELISSA JOHNSON
Business Development
JEFF KASTENDIECK
JEFF KASTENDIECK
Licensed Real Estate Specialist

JEFF KASTENDIECK

A North Houston Native for over 30 years, Jeff has acquired exceptional real estate knowledge from Cypress to Kingwood, The Woodlands to Conroe and all Areas in-between. He offers clients a seasoned knowledge of the market and an intimate understanding of what makes each distinct residential niche special and unique. Having worked in Real Estate for over 9 years with an overlapping career in construction for the last 18 years, Jeff has acquired the extensive knowledge, experience, and professionalism to handle any situation. His experience working in commercial real estate has made Jeff an expert in current financial options, local markets, and a master in the art of property negotiation.

Jeff attributes his success to be the result of his persistent demeanor and dedicated
work ethic. Jeff strives to build personal relationships with each of his clients that go beyond the transaction. When orchestrating deals, Jeff brings his passion and sharp attention to detail to help his clients get the most value for their homes. Jeff is an assertive and effective negotiator and a strong advocate for his clients. He knows what to listen for, is generous in offering information, and more importantly recognizes that buying and selling a home is one of the biggest decisions in a client’s life.

LACY KASTENDIECK
LACY KASTENDIECK
Licensed Real Estate Specialist
JEREMY WILLIARD
JEREMY WILLIARD
Licensed Real Estate Specialist

JEREMY WILLIARD

Jeremy is a native Texan who is the 4th of 5 children. Raised in the North Houston area before leaving to serve in the US Marine Corps. His military service taught him to work hard, be honest, and always put 100% into what you do. After the Marines, Jeremy worked in the automotive industry for 15 years before joining the Icon Team.

His experience in sales negotiations gives his clients an edge in the purchasing process. But the purchase or sale is not the only thing he cares about. Jeremy believes that the buying process should be a pleasant experience for all parties. He is prepared to use his experience, knowledge, and honesty to ensure that his clients receive the highest possible value on every deal.

RYAN EAGER
RYAN EAGER
Licensed Real Estate Specialist

RYAN EAGER

Ryan was born at a young age in Plano, Texas and has been living in Houston for the last six years. He is the husband of a beautiful Italian woman and the father of three alpha males. Ryan is a friend to animals and can read. He began his career in commercial real estate where he gained extensive knowledge of the Houston real estate market which he applies to residential real estate sales . His experience has cultivated an expertise in local market data and trends, the science of negotiation, and current financial options.

Ryan has a passion for real estate that fuels an indefatigable work ethic. He is deeply invested in building a relationship with his clients that goes beyond the transaction and is committed to working on their behalf throughout each stage of the buying process. He recognizes that buying a home can be an emotional process and is sometimes overwhelming so he makes sure that he is in constant communication with his clients and always available every step of the way. His attention to detail and assertive stance in negotiations ensures that his clients get the most value for their homes.