Albert is state certified general real estate appraiser and licensed agent in State of Texas. He grew up in a South Texas ranching family, graduated from Texas A&M and served as a United States Army officer. He formed Allen,Williford & Seale an appraisal firm which became the largest valuation and litigation support practice in the nation. He has been involved in the appraising, buying, selling and brokerage of real estate (primarily rural) all of his adult life. In 2015 he sold AWS and now concentrates on brokering rural property near Houston.