About the Crossland Team – Austin TX Realtors
Below is a summary of the professional background and experience of the Crossland Real Estate Team Agents.
Sylvia Crossland, Broker, REALTOR®, GRI, has been active in Austin real estate since 1988. Born in Mexico City, she was raised in mostly Austin TX, graduated from Travis High School, and is a Graduate of Texas State University in San Marcos – making her the 5th generation woman in her family to obtain a college degree!
Sylvia’s Great Grandmother, “Mama Penn”, built many of the vintage Austin homes that still stand today on land that was once the Penn family farm near 30th and West Ave near U.T. Austin. Austin Real Estate is in Sylvia’s blood!
Prior to entering Real Estate in Austin, Sylvia worked as an Interior Designer in San Antonio and Austin. She obtained her TX Real Estate license in 1988 and her Texas Brokers license in 1992. In 1993, along with husband Steve, Sylvia started Crossland Real Estate, a full service real estate company in Austin specializing in Property Management, Sales and Leasing. In 2005 they both joined Keller Williams Realty where they focused on residential sales and investments for 4 years before returning to their independent roots with Crossland Real Estate again in 2009.
Steve Crossland, Assc. Broker, REALTOR®, MPM®, RMP®, is a Texas native born in Corpus Christi TX, raised in San Diego CA, and has lived in Austin TX since 1985. He has been active in real estate in Austin TX since 1990. Steve is a Graduate of the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin with a BBA in Management Information Systems.Steve is an active volunteer in the Austin Realtor community, currently serving on a number of committees at the Austin Board of Realtors. A former computer programmer, Steve brings an attention to detail combined with an easy going nature that makes him easy to work with.
Joe Gage, Realtor®, started in real estate in Austin in 2001. Born and raised in Montana, he attended The University of Montana, where he earned a B.A. in Business Administration—Accounting. Shortly after earning his degree, he moved to Central Texas with his young family and worked in the higher education and oil and gas industries for a number of years.
In 2001 he moved to Austin and began working for a top-producing Realtor® and eventually became a licensed Realtor® himself during that time. Joe left real estate and Texas in 2006 to move back to Montana during a time of family need. He returned in 2008, and became co-owner and general manager of West Lake Mail, a small independent pack-and-ship store in West Lake Hills. Joe helped that small business weather the economic downturn of 2008-2009 and emerge stronger.
With the mail store running well, Joe decided to re-enter the real estate profession in 2013, joining the Crossland Team. Joe knows from his years in business that the most important element of any relationship is trust. He has always worked very hard to build that trust through reliability, honesty and integrity. He enjoys helping people build their own real estate dreams and enjoying life in Austin TX.
You’re in good hands with this experienced and trusted team of experts.