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Land Sales expert becomes organization’s 22nd Partner, and 4th based in company’s San Antonio office

San Antonio, TX, January 27, 2022 Partners Real Estate Company (“Partners”), a top 5 largest privately held and independently owned commercial real estate firm in the state of Texas—and the holding company of commercial real estate service firm NAI Partners, and real estate investment and development platform Partners Capital—today announced that it has promoted Brett Lum to Partner.

Brett Lum

Mr. Lum has been with Partners for more than five years, and has consistently ranked among the company’s top performers annually. He joins Carlos Marquez, John Colglazier, and Lindsey Tucker as Partners based in the company’s San Antonio office. Mr. Lum was previously a Vice President.

“Brett’s a tremendous example of a broker whose hard work and discipline gelled seamlessly with our one-of-a-kind entrepreneurial platform, and it’s been exciting to see him grow into one of the best-regarded Land Sales experts in the San Antonio area,” said Jon Silberman, Managing Partner of Partners. “We are excited to add his expertise and insight to the Partner level of the holding company, and he is most deserving of this promotion.”

Mr. Lum was a Top 15 highest-producing broker for Partners in 2021, and was the top producer in the San Antonio office in 2018. Some of his signature deals from the past year include the sale of 88 acres in Guadalupe County, TX; the sale of 87.51 acres on the IH-35 Corridor in New Braunfels; the sale of 167 acres in Cibolo, TX; and the purchase of 77.149 acres of land for Scott Felder Homes in New Braunfels; among may others.

Mr. Lum has more than a decade of experience in the land brokerage business. Having also spent time in the construction and development industry, Mr. Lum brings a unique point of view to his brokerage, providing expert analysis, a deep understanding of the market, and in-the-field expertise to his clients’ projects.

Prior to his time at NAI Partners, Mr. Lum began his brokerage career with Al Lum Properties Inc. in Houston, followed by Post Oak Development of Texas, a local San Antonio developer.

For more information, please contact Larry Koestler, Executive Vice President of Marketing & Operations, at 713.629.0500.

About Partners
Partners is a top 5 largest 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 and Austin; employs more than 180 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 investment and services firm creating value for its investors through Partners Capital, 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; and providing client solutions via its service business for OfficeIndustrialRetailLife Sciences, and Multifamily product types across Brokerage Services, which includes Tenant Representation, Project Leasing, Investment Sales, and Land Sales; Landlord Services, which includes Property Management and Facilities Management; Valuation Services, which includes Lending Appraisal, Appraisal Review, Portfolio & Financial Reporting, and Tax, Litigation & Due Diligence Advisory; and Project Services, which includes Construction Management and Space Management. 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 and #1 Mover of Square Feet among leasing and sales brokerages 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 12 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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