Barney Rapp is a fourth generation Galvestonian who had decided to make the Island his home after graduating from Texas A&M University in 1970. His business experience ranged from managing a major local shopping mall to becoming Assistant General Manager of the Galveston Chamber of Commerce to being vice president of a large local contracting and real estate development company. On November 1, 1978, Barney opened Barney Rapp, Inc., REALTORS which is affiliated with Rapp Management Co., Inc. Both firms have been in their present office location at 1703 Broadway in Galveston's famous East End Historical District since January 15, 1983. Specialties: Barney Rapp, Inc. specializes in residential and commercial real estate sales on Galveston Island and in the Clear Lake area. Rapp Management Co., Inc. specializes in residential property management and leasing services and in managing homeowner associations for many of Galveston's prominent condominium and subdivision developments.