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Mr. Charles Herder is a principal shareholder and Co-Chairman of Colliers International in Houston, sitting on the Board of Directors and serving on the Governance Committee. He also has served on the Colliers International Board of Advisors, providing governance and leadership to Colliers nationwide.

Throughout his career, Charlie has assisted a broad range of clients with their real estate needs. He combines an engineering background and strong skills in financial analysis with over 37 years of experience to help his clients achieve their real estate goals. He has completed major assignments in the fields of office leasing, industrial sales/leases, and investment sales. As his practice has matured, he has taken many consulting assignments and advisory roles in helping his clients plan for the future. Most recently, he has been involved in major investment sales involving complex structures and subtle negotiations, adding substantial value for his clients.  Charlie enjoys the real estate profession and remains active.  One of his greatest joys is to see the firm he joined when there were  only four members, now eclipsing 175...the families supported by this firm, the children growing up, the new associates joining...all gives a sense of sincere satisfaction to his life.


Charlie was chosen by Colliers International as the Tom Richardson Award recipient, a peer directed honor based on strength of character.


Brokerage: Tenant Representation, Capital Markets and Investment Sales, Corporate Solutions, Consultancy Services, Country Homes, Farms & Estates, Design and Build, Financial Analysis, Healthcare Services, Investment Properties, Land Marketing, Land Sales, Warehouses, Industrial and Logistics, Land, Healthcare / Medical, Office


Charlie received his MBA degree in Finance from the University of Texas at Austin, graduating first in the MBA class. He earned a BS degree in Chemical Engineering from Texas A&M University with Honors, and was a recipient of the H.B. Zachary Engineering Award for "Top Engineering Student".

Affiliations & Memberships

  • Former Chairman of the Board of the George Foundation
  • Former Board of Trustees of the Memorial Hermann Foundation
  • Board of Directors of Kinkaid Investments Foundation, Member
  • Texas Children's Hospital West Campus Advisory Council
  • Board of Advisors
  • Houston Wilderness
  • Regional Council for Parks & Green Space
  • Governing Council
  • Shepherd School of Music
  • National Chairman of MIT Parents Fund (2008)
  • International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)
  • Past Advisor of the Texas A&M Development Foundation and the United Methodist Foundation
  • Past President, Houston Marketing Network division of the Greater Houston Partnership
  • Greater Houston Community Foundation
  • Member of River Oaks Country Club
  • Houston and Roaring Fork Club
  • Aspen Valley, Colorado.

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Description Price Total Space Property Type Offer Type
± 66.43 Acres Vacant Land

± 66.43 Acres Vacant Land

Beltway 8 & Telephone Rd, Houston, TX 77075

The sites are located on the south side of Beltway 8 with Site A on the west and Site B... Save

N/A 66 Ac. Commercial/Specialty, Healthcare/Medical, Hotel, Industrial, Land, Multifamily/Apartment, Office, Residential, Retail For Sale
Industrial Space on Stabilized Land

Industrial Space on Stabilized Land

5402 Clinton Drive, Houston, TX 77020

The property is located on the corner of Lockwood Drive and Clinton Drive in Houst... Save

N/A 7,036 sq ft Industrial For Lease
Telfair Commercial Tracts, University Blvd & H...

Telfair Commercial Tracts, University Blvd & H...

University Blvd & US Hwy 59, Sugar Land, TX 77479

The Telfair Commercial Development Tracts, comprised of +/- 187 acres, are situated in... Save

N/A 83 Ac. Commercial/Specialty, Healthcare/Medical, Hotel, Land, Office, Retail For Sale
Ship Channel Warehouse on Fully Stabilized Land

Ship Channel Warehouse on Fully Stabilized Land

6100 Harvey Wilson Drive, Houston, TX 77020

13,340 SF Warehouse located just a few blocks from the Houston Ship Channel on 1.911 fu... Save

N/A 13,340 sq ft Industrial, Land For Lease, For Sale
± 252 Acres

± 252 Acres

Highway 288 and CR 64, Houston, TX 77583

Great investment property located along the rapidly developing Hwy 288 Corridor. SE cor... Save

N/A 252 Ac. Commercial/Specialty, Industrial, Land, Residential For Sale
± 29.37 Acres Vacant Land

± 29.37 Acres Vacant Land

FM 2351, Friendswood, TX 77546

29.37 Acres available for sale in Friendswood, Texas with convenient access to I-45 and... Save

N/A 1,279,357 Ac. Industrial, Land, Retail For Sale
±20.81 Acres Vacant Land

±20.81 Acres Vacant Land

Beltway 8 & Telephone Rd, Houston, TX 77075

The property is located on the northeast corner of Beltway 8 and Telephone Road (Hwy 35... Save

N/A 21 Ac. Commercial/Specialty, Healthcare/Medical, Hotel, Industrial, Land, Multifamily/Apartment, Office, Residential, Retail For Sale
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