BurgessJUSTIN BURGESS, JD, CPL—Business Operations Manager, Texas

Justin, a Kansas native, specializes in project management and mineral title, and has been working as a landman in the oil and gas service industry for 12 years. He has managed large projects in ten states on a contract basis. Justin is a Certified Professional Landman, a notary and Certified Texas Right-of-Way Agent. Member AAPL, APL, Delta Theta Phi, NALA, MLBC, and NARO.

B.B.A.—University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, OK- Aug 2002

J.D.—University of Arkansas School of Law, Fayetteville, AR- May 2007


DaffineeTYLER DAFFINEE—Chief Information Manager, New York 

Tyler is a Pennsylvania native who specializes in GIS mapping and data management, and has worked on mineral acquisition projects for seven years in seven states, concentrating on purchasing mineral interests and managing title research projects. Member AAPL, NALA, and MLBC since 2008.

B.S. Mathematics & Computer Science—Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY- May 2006

M.Ed., Mathematics—Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY- May 2008


CAITLYN OLIVIER—Executive Resource Manager, Louisiana

Caitlyn, a Louisiana native, began working in mineral acquisitions in 2014 when she was brought on the Arete team. Since then, she has been involved in many aspects of the day to day operations of mineral acquisitions including data management, document preparation, deed negotiation and closing procedures.

B.S., Atmospheric Sciences – University of Louisiana at Monroe, Monroe, LA – December 2011


StRomainADAM ST. ROMAIN, CPL —Account Procurement Manager, Louisiana

Adam, a Louisiana native, has been working as a landman in the oil and gas industry for nine years and specializes in lease, deed and contract negotiation as well as project management and has extensive experience throughout all aspects of land work. Adam is a Certified Professional Landman, Louisiana Notary Public and a Certified Texas Right-of-Way Agent. Member AAPL, LAPL and LGS.

B.S.B.A.: Professional Land and Res. Mgmt. – Univ. of Louisiana at Lafayette, Lafayette, LA December 2010