Peter von Illyes is originally from Europe, and moved to Texas at the age of 10. After attending Nolan High School and subsequently graduating from the University of North Texas with a degree in Hotel/Restaurant Management, Peter was hired by the Marriott Corporation. After 7 successful years in the hotel industry, Peter decided that he wanted to join the family business. For the next 17 years, Peter and his family owned and operated the premier Day Spa in Fort Worth. Desiring a career change, Peter became a licensed real estate agent and joined his wife Teresa in managing their real estate company, Ameriplex Realtors. Peter is a huge Dallas Cowboys fan, enjoys fishing and golfing, and of course spending time with his wife and daughter.