Daniel Esquer is a licensed Texas Realtor® that activated his real estate license in January 2021 after the pandemic resulted in his being affected by a reduction in force from his sales manager position with one of the top homebuilders in the United States. Daniel has sold new homes at some of the most prestigious developments in Collin County including Light Farms in Celina, Newman Village in Frisco, Auburn Hills in McKinney, and Montgomery Farm in Allen. Prior to new home sales, Daniel worked in the multifamily industry managing individual apartment communities, a portfolio of over 20 communities, & worked at the Apartment Association of Greater Dallas facilitating training programs for industry professionals across the metroplex.
Daniel was born in Fresno, California in 1984. His family moved from there to Springfield, Missouri where his father worked as an independent contractor helping to develop construction projects in the Branson area during the late 80s and early 90s. When construction work there began to slow his family packed up again and moved to North Texas on Christmas Day in 1996. They lived with a family of five in his uncle's one bedroom apartment in Las Colinas for about a year until they got on their feet. At the age of 15, Daniel got his first job making $5.25 an hour working at the local Chuckie Cheese hosting birthday parties and dressing up as a giant rat. In high school Daniel was a competitive gymnast and worked as a coach after school teaching tumbling classes and boys gymnastics. Daniel was the only one of his siblings that graduated high school in 2003.
Military Service & Education
Daniel joined the United States Navy in 2004 where he served as a hospital corpsman from 2004 – 2008. He became a certified emergency medical technician and an emergency vehicle driver while waiting to attend to field medical service school. About six months after completing FMSS, at the age of 21 he went on his first deployment to Iraq where he served as an evacuation corpsman and oversaw three ambulances. He helped a team maintain a forward resuscitative surgical system (FRSS). In his spare time, he earned his green belt in Marine Core Martial Arts and the prestigious Fleet Marine Force Warfare designation. He completed a total of two tours to Iraq receiving an honorable discharge in May of 2008.
From 2008 to 2013 Daniel earned his bachelors degree at the University of North Texas in Denton where he studied political science, legal studies in business, real estate, and property management. This is his 8th year working in real estate and 3rd year working residential home sales.