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Houston's Top Commercial Real Estate Brokers

Colliers International, an industry-leading global real estate services company with more than +18,000 skilled professionals operating in 68 countries, is excited to announce the four advisors named Heavy Hitters by the Houston Business Journal.

The Houston Business Journal annually recognizes the city's top commercial real estate brokers based on their gross dollar volume of deals completed the previous year. The Heavy Hitters represent six sectors — office tenant, office landlord, industrial, retail, land and investment.

“The success of these professionals represents the valuable results they produced for our clients across all sectors,” said Patrick Duffy, president of Colliers in Houston. “We congratulate our 2020 Heavy Hitters on their exceptional achievements and thank them for their hard work and dedication.” 

Here at Colliers in Houston we honor the eight advisors named to this year's list who educate, inspire and drive our success.  

2021 Heavy Hitters by Sector

 

Industrial:


Investment:

  • Teresa Lowery
    Senior Managing Director - Multifamily | Houston 


Land:


Office-Tenant: 

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HBJ names 2021 Heavy Hitters
the city's top commercial real estate brokers

Investment | Land | Office - Tenant


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Robert Alinger

Principal & Director

Houston

Robert Alinger specializes in the leasing, disposition, acquisition, and site selection of industrial land, industrial, and distribution properties in Houston and the greater gulf coast region. His expertise with site entitlements, new development, and project leasing has established his reputation as a leading service provider to the industrial development community. Robert also has a unique understanding of rail served properties. In the last five years he has completed the sale of 1,800 acres of rail served land and the leasing and disposition of 3.5M square feet of rail served buildings.

Mr. Alinger joined Colliers in 2019, was named Principal in 2020, and elected to the Board of Directors in 2021. In his first three years with Colliers, he completed more than $500 million in transactions and was the 2021 Top Producer in the Houston office during the companies highest grossing year. Since 2016, Robert represented National Property Holdings, a Houston based Industrial Development Firm, in the acquisition of 20 tracts of land, totaling more than 1,550 acres. He facilitated the development and leasing of these business parks, and currently represents their growing portfolio of more than 8.5M square feet of Class A industrial space.

Mr. Alinger is a native Texan and was born in Houston. He began his real estate career in 2006 after graduating from the University of Houston with a Bachelor of Science in Construction Management.

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Teresa Lowery

Senior Managing Director Multifamily

Houston

  • Colliers' Cooke Multifamily Team Partner, along with Cindy Cooke, Brad Cooke, Colliers in Arizona and Ron Cameron, Colliers Atlanta – one of Colliers most experienced multifamily investment sales teams in the nation.
  • 41 years of Multifamily Investment Sales experience; 20+ years with Colliers
  • 1998-2001 Senior Vice President, Investment Sales for Pinnacle Realty Management Company, South Central Region multifamily brokerage division. Named 1999 3rd Top Producer Nationally for achieving $240,000,000 in Annual Sales. “Top Ten” Nationally for 2000 and “Transaction of the Year” for largest sale in the company’s 20 year history.
  • 1997-1998 CB Richard Ellis’ Investment Properties Group, Houston Apartment Brokerage Division, specializing in exclusively marketing multi-housing portfolios on behalf of institutional clients.
  • 1993-1996 Joined Camden Property Trust, the nation’s 4th largest apartment REIT, as Acquisitions Analyst. Part of the Acquisitions Group during the period where the Houston-based, publicly-traded corporation acquired 20,000 units representing $500 million in multi-housing assets.
  • 1980-1993 Senior Sales Associate with International Commercial Properties Co. Brokered over 14,000 units in Houston, Texas during the mid-80’s RTC period.
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Bill Byrd

Principal

Houston

Mr. Byrd joined Colliers in 1997 after eight years with Insignia/Paragon Group, Inc. where he served various capacities including Director of Property Management, Director of Corporate Services and Director of Land Division.  Prior to joining Paragon Commercial Group, Inc. in June 1989, Mr. Byrd served as Vice President for Brookhollow Corporation in its Greensboro, North Carolina and Houston, Texas offices.  While Mr. Byrd was with Brookhollow Corporation, his responsibilities included overall marketing, management, construction and planning of Brookhollow’s properties which consisted of office, retail and land developments.  His real estate experience also includes the feasibility analysis, planning and construction of three mixed- use land developments totaling more than 750 acres in three states.  In his 18 years with Colliers, Mr. Byrd has been directly responsible for the marketing, negotiating and closing of more than 425 sales and leasing transactions representing a value in excess of $1 billion dollars.

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Bob Parsley

Chairman & Principal

Houston

Mr. Parsley has been involved in and responsible for all phases of commercial real estate brokerage activity over the past 37 years. A native Houstonian, he returned to Houston after graduating from law school in 1979 to serve as an attorney with Bracewell & Patterson, specializing in corporate law. In 1983, he joined Colliers, where he is one of the company’s principal shareholders. He served as President and CEO of Colliers’ Houston office prior to assuming the position of Co-Chairman in 2004 and Chairman in 2020. He brings a wide range of real estate experience, along with an understanding of the legal issues involved in real estate transactions. He has represented a broad range of corporate clients, both public and private, in office and industrial sales and office tenant rep lease transactions in Houston and throughout the USA. Bob currently serves as a member of Colliers’ Tenant Advisory Council, Healthcare Services Group and Law Firm Services Group. Bob has been one of the top two producers in the Colliers Houston office for the past fifteen years. He has also been a Colliers Everest Award recipient since the inception of the award, which is granted to the top 10% of producers for Colliers in North America. Bob was recognized as a Connect Media CRE 2020 Top Broker with over $403 million of deals executed in 2019, and in 2018 he was recognized as the #2 ranked Heavy Hitter for office tenant representation in the greater Houston area with over $200 million in gross dollar value of deals executed in 2017. The SIOR designation that he carries signifies the highest level of accountability and ethical standards in commercial real estate.

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Charles G. Fertitta Jr.

Executive Managing Director

Houston

Mr. Fertitta represents clients with a primary focus in occupier advisory and corporate services encompassing the lease, purchase, sale, and structured finance of real property. Charles has over twenty years of experience in the office & industrial sector and represents clients with a local presence as well as clients nationally and internationally.  He is recognized as a tenant representation specialist, offering result driven solutions for users of office and industrial real estate, providing a single end-to-end representation resource for new locations, multi-location, extensions, expansions, and consulting. Clients are able to make smart decisions in the intermodal and multimodal 3PL sector by leveraging his logistics background.

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