Tony is the son of Jan Lynch. After graduating from Aledo High School in 1976, he graduated from McMurray College in Abilene, Texas.
After graduation in 1980, he went to work for the Crowley school district teaching middle school math and coaching for two years. He then attended real estate school and two years later went back to school and received his real estate broker's license. Tony sold real estate for Century 21 Lynch and while there began building homes. He received many top sales' awards while selling real estate.