About Us

Ascent Investment Partners is a commercial real estate investment company based in Texas and run by three industry veterans with over 60 years of experience in commercial real estate across Texas.

Ascent leverages its deep network of private capital relationships to fund individual transactions and purchase land all cash with no financing contingencies. Ascent is active across the State of Texas leveraging its data driven platform to find opportunities in major Texas markets where Ascent sees future value through acquiring and positioning land for development.

Data Driven

Market Intelligence

Extensive Experience

Lasting Relationships

Access to Capital

Our Team

Tim Dosch

Tim Dosch co-founded Ascent Investment Partners, with Britton Church, Tom Dosch, and David Marshall in 2022. Tim is responsible for corporate leadership, fundraising, and leads acquisitions and dispositions in Houston.

Tim also co-founded Dosch Marshall Real Estate (DMRE) with David Marshall and Tom Dosch in 2017. Since its inception, DMRE has grown by 500% and has established offices in Dallas / Fort Worth and Austin, in addition to the Houston headquarters.

A 20-year veteran of the commercial land business, Tim has led his team to over 450 land transactions totaling over $2.8 Billion in transaction volume and over $21 Billion in new construction added to the Texas economy. Tim’s highly focused approach to the land business has delivered consistent top-of-the market results for his clients. He has transacted several deals that have been awarded Houston Business Journal deal of the year. Among his many notable transactions, Tim sold a 6-acre tract of land at the hard corner of W Alabama and Kirby for over $50 Million and a total development capitalization approaching $400 Million. The resulting 40 story residential luxury high-rise, boutique condo high-rise and grocery anchored mixed-use development are some of the finest in Houston. Tim has won the top spot on the Houston Business Journal Heavy Hitter list multiple times and was named a 2021 HBJ 40 Under 40 honoree.

Tim graduated from Texas A&M University with a B.A. in Political Science. He is married to his wife, Kristen, and has four children, Luke, Savannah, Lydia and Clara. He is a founder and board member of 100X Harvest and Truth of Life Ministries.

Tom Dosch

Tom Dosch co-founded Ascent Investment Partners, with Britton Church, Tim Dosch, and David Marshall in 2022. Tom is responsible for implementing the strategic vision of Ascent and overseas the acquisition of new opportunities.

Tom is also the co-founder with Tim Dosch and David Marshall of Dosch Marshall Real Estate (DMRE) a land brokerage Company based in Texas. Tom focuses on running day-today operations of DMRE and leads the Dallas/ Fort Worth Office, sourcing and selling land tracts across the market. Since 2012, Tom has participated in over $2 billion in land transactions gaining invaluable experience locating on and off-market urban redevelopment and suburban land development opportunities. Prior to DMRE, Tom was a Principal of the ARA Newmark Houston Land Division and prior to that worked in Investment Banking.

Tom has been involved in several notable transactions across Texas including representing Caydon, Hines, and Brookdale to build high-rises in Houston, Trammel Crow in their Purchase of two mid-rise phases of MF land in Austin, CEI in their purchase of 5 MF Development Tracts in Celina, and AHS on two high rises in Fort Worth. Tom has also represented several of the largest National Developers across the State; Hines in multiple land purchases in Houston and Dallas; Trammel Crow Residential in Austin, Dallas, and Houston; Alliance Residential, Greystar Residential, and Mill Creek Residential on purchase in Dallas and Houston.

Tom graduated with honors in Finance from Mays Business School at Texas A&M University and is a licensed real estate broker. Tom is married to his wife, Jackie, and they have three children: Annette, James, and Stephen. He is a founder and board member of 100X Harvest and has served on several non-profit boards.

David Marshall

David Marshall co-founded Ascent Investment Partners, with Britton Church, Tim Dosch, and Tom Dosch in 2022. David is responsible for sourcing deal opportunities and leading disposition of Ascent properties in the Houston market.

David Marshall also co-founded Dosch Marshall Real Estate (DMRE) with Tim Dosch and Tom Dosch in 2017. At DMRE, David specializes in urban redevelopment and suburban land sales for all buyer and seller types. He oversees all aspects of the transaction process from valuation, pricing strategies, marketing and client contact, due diligence, and negotiations of the purchase and sale agreement through deal funding. David is also involved in client development. David has been involved in close to $3 billion in land transactions. Prior to DMRE, David was a Principal of the ARA Newmark Houston Land Division and prior to that worked in corporate real estate consulting.

David has completed several noteworthy sales in Houston. He listed 6 acres of land in the Upper Kirby area and sold it off in multiple transactions to: Hanover for high-rise development, a condo developer, and a mixed-use grocery-anchored developer. David also completed the listing and sale of one of the last available development tracts in Greenway Plaza for a high-rise office building and a full block of Midtown for a mixed-use Whole Foods anchored development. David obtained a BBA in Finance from Baylor University and is a licensed real estate broker.

David is married to his wife, Donna, and they have three daughters, Lila, Charlie, and Molly. He is a founder and board member of 100X Harvest and Star of Hope Ministries.

Spencer Weber

Spencer Weber, Vice President of Investment and Development of Ascent Investment Partners (Ascent) is responsible for managing the sourcing, underwriting, due diligence and asset management of Ascent endeavors across all markets. Spencer has 10 years of real estate project management experience in both commercial and residential development and construction, spanning the State of Texas.

Prior to Joining Ascent, Spencer served as the Land Development Manager at HHS Residential (a Highland Homes Company). There he oversaw the land entitlement process and managed the horizontal construction of Build-to-Rent communities throughout Texas. Notably, Spencer successfully developed 860 residential lots across the state in 2023. Additionally, Spencer has hands on experience in multi-family development in both infill and suburban markets, and 45 commercial build-to-suit developments for one of the nation’s leading Fortune 500 retailers.

Spencer is a graduate of Texas A&M University where he was a member of the Corps of Cadets, and where he met his wife, Cami. Together, they have two children and are active members of Prestonwood Baptist Church in Prosper.

Ryder Byrne

Ryder Byrne, Investment Associate at Ascent Investment Partners (Ascent) is responsible for fundraising and investor relations, asset management, investment and disposition strategy, and land acquisitions.

Prior to joining Ascent, Ryder worked at Civic Financial for 6 years where he specialized in residential loan origination. During his time at Civic Financial, Ryder attained over $125 MM in funding for 385 plus transactions over six years by fostering relationships with loan brokers, real estate agents and investors nationwide. Ryder earned the President’s Club award from 2020-2022 as a top 10% originator for three consecutive years. In 2022 Ryder was promoted to Sales Manager where he led the Dallas office in achieving a 25% increase in loan origination.

Ryder graduated from the University of Minnesota with a BS in marketing. He is involved with his local church and serves as a mentor with Big Brothers Big Sister Greater Dallas. In his spare time Ryder enjoys the outdoors, golfing, and traveling.

Anne Bryan

Anne Bryan, Transaction Director at Ascent, is responsible for leading Transaction Management, Listings Management, Client Contact, and Management of Due Diligence during the sale process at the Dallas/Fort Worth Office.

Prior to joining Ascent, Anne worked at Venture Commercial for 4 years where she specialized in land transactions with mixed-use components including acquisitions, dispositions, leasing, joint ventures, and site development work. During her time at Venture, Anne worked closely with team members to close over 60 land transactions totaling over 2,000 acres across the DFW metroplex. She considers it a privilege to represent her clients and continuously strives to earn the trust they place in her.

Anne graduated with honors from the University of Florida with a BS in finance and a minor in real estate. As a Florida transplant in the DFW area, Anne loves being a part of the larger Dallas community and having a role in its continued economic development.

In her spare time, Anne enjoys traveling, spending time with family, practicing yoga, and eating out.

Jacob Evans

As Controller at Ascent, Jacob is responsible for the accounting, finance and HR functions of the company.  He has 14+ years of real estate experience working with various types of real estate investments. Prior to joining Ascent, Jacob served as VP-Accounting at Finial Group, whose investment strategy focuses on industrial assets; Controller at Colvill Office Properties, which leased office space in class A buildings in Houston; and Financial Reporting Manager at AmREIT, which invested in grocery-anchored retail properties.  Jacob began his career as an auditor at Deloitte & Touche, working primarily with banks and other financial services clients.

Jacob graduated from Baylor University with a BBA and Master of Accountancy.  In his spare time, he enjoys competing in golf tournaments and doing anything outside with the family.

Jacob and his wife Tamara have one son, Sawyer, and are members of Grace Bible Church in the Heights.

Brad Blanchard

Brad Blanchard, Chief Data Strategist at Ascent Investment Partners, leverages analytical tools to monitor organizational performance and develop predictive models which support investment decisions and strategic initiatives.

Prior to joining Ascent, Brad’s professional background comprises Data Science, Marketing, Operations, Finance, Business Analytics, and Project Management, with industry experience including Retail, Defense, and Aerospace.

He possesses a BBA in Management from the University of North Texas, an MBA from Florida International University, and a Master of Science in Business Analytics from New York University – Stern School of Business.