Perry was born and raised in Weimar, Texas where he grew up on his family farm. He is a graduate of Weimar High School and attended Wharton County Junior College. He has been a licensed real estate agent since 1985 and working with Ranch Locator Company since 2002.
Since 1987, Perry has been managing both cattle and wildlife ranches for absentee owners. He has worked closely with Texas Parks and Wildlife Department with wildlife coops since 1990 as a charter member of Harvey’s Creek Wildlife Management Association and serves on the board for Colorado County Wildlife Management Association. Perry runs his own cattle operation as well. Perry also worked for Colorado County CAD to verify properties with wildlife tax evaluations were meeting the guidelines.