Houston, TX, March 6, 2023 – Partners Real Estate (“Partners”), one of the largest independent commercial real estate firms in Texas, announced that it has promoted top-performing industrial brokers Zane Carman, and A.J. Williams to Partner.

Mr. Carman joined Partners in 2018 and recorded his best year ever—closing over one million sq. ft. of leasing transactions, and half a million square feet of sales in 2022. He has consistently been among Partners’ strongest performers, and cracked the company’s Top 10 Producers for 2022 in arguably the most competitive year the firm has ever had.

Mr. Williams also joined Partners in 2018 and quickly amassed an abundance of strong client relationships including a wide range of industrial development, manufacturing, and distribution companies. He closed out 2022 with more than one million sq. ft. of sales and 800,000 sq. ft. of lease transactions. Mr. Williams also ranked among Partners’ Top 10 Producers of 2022.

“It’s always an exciting time at our firm when we have the opportunity to elevate incredibly deserving individuals to the highest level our sales professionals can attain,” said Jon Silberman, Managing Partner of Partners Real Estate. “I am proud of both Zane and A.J. for exceeding the needs of their clients time and again, and look forward to welcoming them to the Partner level, where they will help play a critical role in shaping our company’s future, driving growth, and ensuring that we continue to deliver exceptional results.”

“Both Zane’s and A.J.’s impressive career trajectories—making Partner just shy of five years in the business—should be a model and inspiration for any young professional looking to break into the commercial real estate industry,” said Travis Rodgers, Partner and Chief Operating Officer, Partners Real Estate. “They each have performed with distinction, and bring a level of sophistication to both their clients and interactions with colleagues that will make their contributions as Partners invaluable.”

In addition to being one of the finalists for NAIOP’s 2022 Industrial Rising Star awards, Mr. Carman’s notable recent transactions include the sale of 63,000 Sq. Ft. building at 20807 Clay Center Drive, the sale of 47.20 acres of land located at 11022 Telephone Road; and the lease of Cedar Crossing Building B, a 99,000-sq.-ft. industrial property.

“Zane has always been an exceptional part of our team, with a natural talent for industrial brokerage. His promotion to Partner is a reflection of the hard work, dedication, and tenacity that he has consistently demonstrated throughout his career,” said Clay Pritchett, Partner .“Zane is a true asset to our company as a whole and to our team –  I have no doubt that he will continue to excel from here.”

Mr. Williams’ notable recent transactions include the sale of 8700 Fairbanks North Houston, a 237,404-sq.-ft industrial warehouse on 88 acres of land; the lease of 7300 Thompson Road, a 277,377-sq.-ft. distribution center; and the sale of 4000-4001 Homestead Road, a 76,595 sq.ft. industrial facility on 10 acres of land.

“A.J. has been an outstanding member of our team from day one. He has always been eager to learn and has consistently demonstrated a strong work ethic and a commitment to excellence,” said Travis Land, Partner. “His promotion to Partner is a testament to his talent and dedication, and I have no doubt that he will continue to achieve great things. It has been a pleasure to watch him grow, and I look forward to seeing all that he will accomplish in the future.”

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