Thomas Gleason

Chief Executive Officer  

Thomas founded Gleason Land Services, LLC, in July of 2014, formerly Gleason Oil & Gas, LLC, which he founded in March of 2007, and has managed all operations of both firms since their inception.  Today, Thomas' primary responsibilites with Gleason Land involve all business development and client relationships.  Thomas has over 13 years of experience as a Landman in the oil and gas upstream and midstream industries. He has managed projects for large publicly traded oil and gas companies, as well as, for smaller privately held companies.  Gleason Land has worked in 16 states across the United States and has a steadily growing list of clients, large and small.

Personally, Thomas is jointly responsible for the creation of Maguire Energy Institute's Dallas Council within the Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University.  The Dallas Council is a Board of 35 young professionals in the energy industry focused on raising awareness for the program regionally and nationally, as well as, mentoring current students in the program.  Thomas is also Co-Founder and Fundraiser of Brighter Dallas. Brighter Dallas is an organization focused on getting young people involved in social and charitable activities throughout the city of Dallas.  Thomas is very actively involved in fundraising for political candidates at the state and national level. In total, Thomas has raised over $300,000 for candidates nationwide, including Rudy Giuliani for President, John McCain for President, Rick Perry for Texas Governor, Rick Perry for President, Mitt Romney for President and George P. Bush for Texas Land Commissioner.   


Fred Turner


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Fred joined Gleason Oil & Gas, LLC, in November of 2011 as Project Manager - Due Diligence, and has since managed the completion of over $800 million of acquisitions. Fred got his start in the oil and gas industry working as a Landman for his family business, Red Oak Energy Partners, from 2006-2011. While at Red Oak, he performed due diligence for potential  acquisitions, acquired oil and gas leases and ran title.


Jarrett Whipple


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Jarrett joined Gleason Oil & Gas, LLC, in April of 2011 as Project Manager - Leasing/Title, and has since managed the majority of the Gleason Oil leasing and title activity. Jarrett is a seasoned Project Manager, having worked in this capacity for over 5 years.


Ryan J Edwards, RPL


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Ryan joined Gleason Oil & Gas, LLC in the spring of 2012.  As Vice President, Ryan’s duties include managing various curative, leasing, title and due diligence projects in the Dakota's region.  Ryan has multiple years of leasing and title experience in Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas and North Dakota.  Prior to joining the Gleason team, he worked as a field landman for Hopper Energy and managed all leasing and title projects, while handling all operations and permitting issues in the North Texas and Oklahoma area. Ryan earned a masters degree from Texas Tech University, is an active member of the AAPL and has his certification as a Registered Professional Landman (RPL). 

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