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Koestler to continue to lead organization’s enterprise Marketing & Communications initiatives while also seeing responsibilities expanded to include oversight of several corporate Shared Services departments

Houston, TX, January 18, 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 is has promoted Larry Koestler, its head of marketing and communications, to Executive Vice President of Marketing & Operations.

Larry Koestler

In his newly expanded role, Mr. Koestler will continue to have oversight of and overall responsibility for the entirety of the organization’s marketing and communications strategic initiatives across all of its geographies and business lines, while seeing his purview broaden to include leadership over Partners’ Research & Compliance and Training departments as well.

This is Mr. Koestler’s 2nd promotion in 18 months—his previous title was Senior Vice President of Marketing & Communications.

“Larry has continually proven to be a major asset to our organization, helping elevate our brand across every platform Partners exists on, and ensuring our professionals go to market armed with the highest-quality deliverables in the business,” said Jon Silberman, Managing Partner of Partners. “In addition to his marketing capabilities, Larry has also displayed an innate talent for leadership across multiple disciplines, and we are glad to be able to tap him for expanded operational responsibilities.”

“Larry embodies our core values. He leads by example as he puts his clients’ needs ahead of his own while always serving with excellence and integrity,” said Travis Rodgers, COO & Partner, Partners. “We remain appreciative of his best-in-class creative abilities, and I’m excited to continue to benefit from his leadership as this new position will enable him to execute on our marketing and communications initiatives from an even higher strategic level.”

In addition to his expanded operational responsibilities, Mr. Koestler will continue to lead the company’s Marketing support team, and maintain day-to-day supervision of the entirety of the firm’s marketing priorities and media relations efforts for all of Partners’ commercial real estate services lines—including Office, Industrial, Retail, Life Sciences, and Multifamily product types across Brokerage Services, which includes Tenant Representation, Project Leasing, Investment Sales, and Land Sales; Landlord Services; Valuation Services; and Project Services; as well as the Partners Capital real estate investment and development platform—across the firm’s three markets in Houston, Austin and San Antonio.

Mr. Koestler is a previous Real Estate Forum 50 Under 40 Rising Stars of Commercial Real Estate honoree. He was the only marketing and communications executive to make the list nationally; and one of just two in this esteemed group to be based in Houston.

Mr. Koestler has been at NAI Partners for more than five years, initially coming aboard to lead the company’s marketing division, and eventually being promoted to spearhead both marketing and communications. He came to NAI Partners from Fortune 500 commercial real estate services firm CBRE, where he spent more than a decade serving in a range of global marketing and communications leadership roles as a digital storyteller, corporate communicator, brand evangelist and content marketing strategist.

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 www.partnersrec.com.