Who We Are

About Ironwood

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Bob Rice, President and Founder, established Ironwood in 2015 after decades of industrial real estate experience.

He founded the company with a singular vision; offer full-service industrial real estate solutions while providing our clients with the highest level of expertise, service, and integrity.

At Ironwood Realty Partners, we offer the unique opportunity to work with a team that provides institutional expertise with an entrepreneurial spirit. Our deep industry knowledge allows us to streamline the decision-making process and reduce lead time from start to finish. We utilize creativity and flexibility to provide unique solutions for our clients and always strive to out-think and out-hustle the competition. As a result, Ironwood has grown to become an industry leader in industrial real estate, servicing some of the largest institutions and equity firms in the country.

Our Core Values

Ironwood Realty Partners was founded with the following core values:


We operate with the highest integrity and always do the right thing.


We value partners that share the same core values.


We utilize creativity and flexibility to provide solutions for our clients.


We always strive to out-think and out-hustle
the competition.


We maintain total transparency in every transaction that we make.

Our Team

Our team works to identify and understand your real estate needs in order to present the most effective short and long-term strategy for your assets all while providing our clients with the highest level of expertise, service, and integrity.

Bob Rice from Ironwood Realty Partners

Bob Rice


President and Founder Bob Rice has over thirty-four years of experience in the commercial real estate development industry. With a Bachelor’s Degree in marketing from Indiana University, Bob moved to Texas shortly after graduating and hasn’t looked back since. Over the years, he has developed a vibrant reputation as a developer dedicated to doing the right thing. Real Estate is a people business, and he believes it is important to develop long lasting relationships with an old school, face-to-face mentality.

Todd Jones from Ironwood Realty Partners

Todd Jones


Todd is a trusted advisor for many institutions and corporations specializing in the development/leasing and sale of land, office/warehouse, high-tech, office showroom and low-rise office space in the Dallas-Fort Worth Region. Prior to joining Ironwood Realty Advisors Todd was a principal at Younger Partners Prior in their Industrial division which focused on 3rdparty leasing and management for institutional Industrial property owners. Todd owned and operated Lone Star Realty Advisors. Todd previously was responsible for Republic Property Company’s operations in the South-Central U.S. Todd oversaw all aspects of acquisitions, development and market expansion in his region.

Brian J. Straley from Ironwood Realty Partners

Brian J. Straley


Brian’s background is in the ground-up development management for clients across all industry sectors. Specialties include due diligence, site studies, preliminary site planning, pre-construction, design management, and construction management. Prior to Mr. Straley’s work with Ironwood he led the Build-to-Suit specialty for CBRE across North America. Prior to CBRE, he led the Midwest Region for a US.$700M/year national General Contractor and also was the Preconstruction Leader for Duke Realty in Dallas and Atlanta.

Parker Rice from Ironwood Realty Partners

Parker Rice


Parker Rice graduated from The University of Texas at Austin in 2018. As an Economics major, Parker focused his efforts towards commercial real estate by receiving a Real Estate Certificate and Business Administration minor. While at UT, he was a member of The Undergraduate Real Estate Society where he participated in market tours, career panels, case competitions, and networking events. He currently holds his Texas Real Estate Salesperson License and is a member of NTCAR Young Professionals and TREC Young Guns.

Maura Madden


Maura Madden began her career in Dallas with Alltex Construction in 1982. She moved from Lexington, Ky after attending University of Kentucky. She began as a leasing agent and trained in all departments plus pre-construction. After Alltex sold their Portfolio of apartment properties she began working for Lincoln Properties where she was in Property Management for 4 years. Maura also spent 5 years in Retail Management in Dallas with Lester Melnick stores.