Marilyn Eiland has been active in the real estate profession since 1972. Her involvement in management and training began in l978. After 16 years as general manager of Gary Greene REALTORS®, Eiland acquired the company in 2000 with business partner Mark Woodroof. Since that time, Gary Greene REALTORS® has grown from 10 offices to 22 throughout the Greater Houston Metroplex and 1,300 agents. The company continues to hold the position in the Houston Business Journal of the No. 1 company in both units and volume for the region. Eiland served as a director for both the Houston Association of REALTORS® and the Texas Association of REALTORS® and was president of the Texas Chapter of CRB. In 2005, Eiland was commissioned a “Yellow Rose of Texas” by Governor Rick Perry for recognition of her philanthropic support of the community.