Meet Lena Milstead, with over 30 years of experience in real estate and 15 years in banking, Lena brings a wealth of knowledge to the team. As a lifetime resident of Collin County, Lena has weathered all types of financial markets. She and her husband, Earl, are the founding partners of The Milstead Team and have continued to grow the business through booming and tough times. Throughout her career, Lena has worked as onsite sales representative for custom builders and also owned her own real estate company. The Milstead Team made a move in 2001 to join Keller Williams Realty where they have been recognized numerous times for being one of the top Real Estate Teams at Keller Williams.
Lena holds a bachelor’s degree from North Texas State University and Certificate in Banking from Southwestern Graduate School of Banking at Southern Methodist University. She has also earned the following real estate certifications:
CRS (Certified Residential Specialist)
GRI (Graduate of Realtors Institute)
Certified New Home Specialist
Certified Corporate Property Specialist
Historical Preservation Specialist
Referral and Relocation Certification
Previews Property Specialist
Corporate Diversity Training
Home Evaluation Specialist Designation
Luxury Home Specialist
Short Sale and Foreclosure
She also holds a Real Estate Broker License.
A passion for the community drives Lena daily and has become the focus of her career. She has also served on many boards and committees including:
Hurricane Creek Ladies Association (Past President)
Habitat for Humanity
Heritage Guild of Collin County
North Texas Christian Academy
City of McKinney-Town Center Study Committee
Women’s Alliance McKinney
McKinney Chamber of Commerce
Eldorado Ladies Association (Past President)
Collin County Association of Realtors
Lena and her husband Earl are active members of the High Pointe Church of Christ.
In addition to being recognized as one of the Top Teams at Keller Williams every year since 2001, The Milstead Team received the Chamber of Commerce Business of the Year Award. Lena was also recognized with:
President’s Circle and
President’s Elite for numerous years and
Chamber of Commerce Top 25 Women Award.
Lena is recognized among her peers and clients as a woman of strong character and unwavering principles. Through these, Lena creates clients for life; once a client, forever a member of the family. As a result of these relationships, she also works with Estates and the coordinating involved with these sales as life transitions for her clients
The Milstead Team also represents many relocation companies and third party companies.