Houston, TX, September 9, 2022 – Partners today announced it has promoted Shaffer Braun to Partner. This announcement comes on the heels of Mr. Braun’s previous promotion to Senior Vice President in January of 2022.

“Shaffer joined Partners as an Associate five years ago, and his achievements speak for themselves given the speed with which he has ascended to the level of Partner,” said Travis Rodgers, Partner and Chief Operating Officer of Partners. “Shaffer has always been committed to providing top-tier services to his clients.”

Added Mr. Rodgers, “Shaffer is an incredible culture fit for our firm. If you’ve met Shaffer, you know he’s one of the most easy-going, even-keeled individual around—particularly notable for someone who works in an industry like ours.”

Mr. Braun joined Partners in 2016 and specializes in project leasing and tenant representation across various product types. He currently serves in the Industrial Services division. Since joining the firm, Mr. Braun has brokered over 150 transactions with a total transaction volume over $50M.

Recent significant transactions completed by Mr. Braun include the sale of a 23,749-sq.-ft industrial building and 1.66 acres of land located on West Hardy Road in Houston and the sale of a 53,400-sq.-ft. industrial building and 11.43 acres of land located on Tacco Drive in San Antonio, Texas.

Prior to Joining Partners, Mr. Braun gained extensive experience in Industrial Tenant Representation with another commercial real estate firm in Houston. Additionally, he has over five years of experience in Construction Management, where he has worked with many Fortune 100 companies, government entities, and local private companies.

For more information, please contact Ash Harley-Majic, Corporate Communications Specialist, at 713.275.9641.

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Partners is the 2nd-largest partner-operated, privately-held and independently-owned commercial real estate firm in the state of Texas. Partners was founded and is headquartered in Houston and has offices in San Antonio, Austin and Dallas; employs more than 200 real estate professionals; and arranges more transactions than any of its competitors, completing over 700 commercial lease and sale arrangements every year. Partners is a full-service commercial real estate firm providing client solutions via its services business for OfficeIndustrialRetailLand, Life Sciences, and Multifamily product types across Brokerage Services, which includes Tenant Representation, Investment Sales, and Land Sales; Investor Services, which includes Property Management, Project Leasing, Project Management, and Facilities Management; Valuation Services, which includes Valuation & Advisory, Litigation & Expert Witness Testimony, Property Tax Consulting, and Institutional Fund Valuation; and Project Services, which includes Construction Management and Space Management; and creating value for its investors through its Private Equity line of business, which includes its investment management platform specializing in the acquisition and disposition of office, industrial, and retail multitenant properties via multiple investment funds, and the development of retail, industrial, office, and mixed-use projects. Partners is the top Houston-based full-service commercial real estate firm on the Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing private companies in America; the 4th-largest Houston-Area Commercial Real Estate Brokerage, #1 Mover of Square Feet among leasing and sales brokerages, and largest partner-operated, privately-held and independently-owned commercial real estate firm in Houston per the Houston Business Journal; the only commercial real estate firm on the Houston Business Journal’s Mid-Market 50 list; a top 3 largest San Antonio Commercial Real Estate Brokerage per the San Antonio Business Journal; and a top 20 Property Management Firm by square feet under management in Houston per the Houston Business Journal. Partners has been named a Best Place to Work by the Houston Chronicle, Houston Business Journal and Austin Business Journal; and is among the University of Houston’s Cougar 100 Fastest-Growing Companies. Visit us on the web at

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