OUR COMPANY

We are collaborative entrepreneurs raising the bar on what it means to provide a higher level of service. No matter how much we grow our global reach and resources, our approach to commercial real estate will always be people-driven and client-focused.

The way we see it, better is bigger.

BETTER RELATIONSHIPS

Our team members go above and beyond to deliver a higher level of personalized service − The Transwestern Experience. Our passion for our people and their commitment to our clients is unprecedented. For us, the deal is not the end of the transaction; it’s the beginning of a long and meaningful relationship.

BETTER PLACE TO WORK

We are privately held and guided by our culture and our values. We believe being the best place to work makes us the best place to do business. We continue to grow by creating extraordinary opportunities for our people, who in turn create extraordinary experiences for our clients.

BETTER COVERAGE

Our goal is to be the best provider in the 34 U.S. markets we serve, but our breadth and depth of offering extends to more than 180 offices in 37 countries through a strategic alliance with BNP Paribas Real Estate. Our more than 2,200 team members are committed to going above and beyond for each and every client, in every market.

REPRESENTATIVE CLIENTS
USAA

TIAA-CREF

Cornerstone

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KBS

Garda

Berlitz

CareerBuilder

AEW

Deutsche-AW-MGMT

ClarionPartners

Dana-Farber

LEADERSHIP
Robert Duncan
Robert Duncan
Chairman
Houston, TX
Larry Heard
Larry Heard
Chief Executive Officer
Houston, TX
Mark Doran
Mark Doran
Chief Operating Officer
Dallas, TX
Steve Harding
Steve Harding
Chief Financial Officer
Houston, TX
Tom McNearney
Tom McNearney
Chief Investment Officer
Dallas, TX
Chip Clarke
Chip Clarke
President, Americas
Houston, TX
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BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Eric Anderson
Eric Anderson
Executive Vice President
Houston, TX
Robert Bagguley
Robert Bagguley
Executive Managing Director - Market Leader - Northern California
San Francisco, CA
David Baker
David Baker
Executive Vice President
Houston, TX
John Barry
John Barry
Partner
Boston, MA
Walter Byrd
Walter Byrd
Senior Managing Director
Miami, FL
Chip Clarke
Chip Clarke
President, Americas
Houston, TX
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AWARDS & RECOGNITION

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Fortune magazine named Transwestern among the top 100 Best Workplaces for Camaraderie.
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Transwestern has been awarded the 2016 ENERGY STAR ® Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence award. This marks the 13th consecutive year for Transwestern to be recognized by the U.S.
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Transwestern ha​s been named one of the Best Places to Work in the Bay Area by the San Francisco Business Times and the San Jose Business Journal.
Transwestern has been named as a Best Place to Work by Crain's New York Business.

Transwestern has been named as a Best Place to Work by Crain's New York Business.
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Fortune magazine named Transwestern the No. 27 Best Workplace for Millennials.
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Texas Monthly Magazine has named Transwestern one of the "Best Companies to Work For" 10 consecutive years.
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The Boston Business Journal has named Transwestern a Best Place to Work for six consecutive years.
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Transwestern has been named a Best Places to Work by the New Jersey Business Journal for five consecutive years.
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Fortune magazine named Transwestern among the top 100 Best Workplaces for Women.
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Transwestern has been named "Top Workplace" for four consecutive years by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
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Transwestern has been named a Best Place to Work by the Houston Business Journal for 13 consecutive years.
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Transwestern has been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Business Journal.
OUR HISTORY

  1. Company Founded

    February 1978


    Transwestern founded as a Texas-based development company. Developed 5 million square feet in Dallas, Austin and Houston.

  2. Diversified Services

    1980s


    Transitioned into a third-party management, leasing and investment sales business in response to the changing economic climate. Grew to 30 million square feet across the Southwest and West by the end of 1987.

  3. National Expansion Launched

    1996


    To serve a growing national client base, launched a successful plan for geographic and product line expansion, including the addition of tenant advisory and research services.

  4. Expansion & Innovation

    1998


    Continued U.S. expansion via merger with Carey Winston company (est. 1942), creating a presence in the Mid-Atlantic. Acquired Delta Associates as research arm. Created industry-leading sustainability program and became an early partner with ENERGY STAR®.

  5. Key Market Launches

    1998-2004


    Opened offices in Denver, Chicago, San Francisco, Atlanta and Miami. Experienced significant growth in existing markets. Developed 12 million square feet.

  6. Acquisition & Growth

    2005-2011


    Completed key mergers in Dallas, Fort Worth and Minneapolis. Acquired Mid-Atlantic developer DRI Development Services LLC. Secured significant assignment with RREEF's 47 million square foot portfolio. Partnered with USGBC on pilot program to LEED® certify firm's management portfolio. Established the Northeast region and continued growth in the Midwest.

  7. Global Debut & Continued Expansion

    2012-2013


    Extended leading real estate capabilities globally through a strategic alliance with BNP Paribas Real Estate. Acquired Richards Barry Joyce & Partners, gaining immediate market-leading Boston position. Secured management assignment for New York MTA portfolio totaling 2 million square feet.

  8. Continuous Improvement

    2014 & Beyond


    Further goal of becoming the "No. 1 Real Estate Value Creator in America" through strategic growth, innovation and empowerment of our team members. Expanding geographic coverage, service capabilities, team member ranks and global client base.

COMMUNITY SERVICE

Color, Happiness and Light – Just What the Doctor Ordered
07/06/2016
Color, Happiness and Light – Just What the Doctor Ordered
Texas Children's Hospital has been a longtime client and partner of Transwestern in Houston.
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Making Wishes Come True, One Child at a Time
06/29/2016
Making Wishes Come True, One Child at a Time
In 2016, Transwestern formed a national partnership with Make-A-Wish® to support the organization's mission to grant wishes for children with life-threatening medical conditions.
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Transwestern Goes Back to School to Tutor Students in Reading
04/22/2016
Transwestern Goes Back to School to Tutor Students in Reading
Transwestern has partnered with Innovations for Learning on its endeavor to connect volunteer tutors to students in kindergarten through second grade to improve low-income students' reading skills.
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