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Chad Baker is an Executive Vice President within JLL Houston's Office Tenant Representation group. He specializes exclusively in developing strategies for the relocation, renewal, expansion or disposition of real estate assets for corporate real estate users in North America. These strategies revolve around providing consistency in service results across business lines, industries and geographies.  Furthermore, all concessions negotiated for his clients in the form of savings and/or cost avoidance are calculated following the completion of each transaction to insure measureable value has been created through the implementation/execution of his strategies in the marketplace.

Specialties
Tenant representation, strategy development, relocation, renewal, expansion and disposition, strategic consulting for merger and acquisition activities, corporate re-structuring

Years of experience
12 years

Experience
Chad brings over 12 years of experience to the corporate facilities planning and relocation process. He has successfully negotiated approximately 200 transactions in excess of $750 million in client obligations and commitments.

Key clients
• Fairfield Industries
• Mazda
• Nexen Petroleum
• Shell Oil
• Solar Turbines/Caterpillar
• Southern Union
• Southwest Water
• Swift Energy
• TRC Environmental
• WS Atkins

Awards
• Named to 40 Under 40 in Real Estate Forum Magazine (national) in 2010
• Inducted to the Jones Lang LaSalle Club as an “Exceptional Performer” in 2009
• Serving as a mentor in Jones Lang LaSalle’s Mentor-Protégé program in 2010-2011; Was a protégé in the program from 2003-2004
• Heavy Hitter in the Houston Business Journal and Top Professionals on the Fast Track in the Houston Texas Magazine
• Jones Lang LaSalle Top Gun in 2009
• Jones Lang LaSalle Top Achiever in 2005 thru 2010
• National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP) Star Award - 2001


Education
Chad received a Bachelor in Business Administrations from Abilene Christian University.

Affiliations
• Fort Bend Mentoring Program
• Deacon of the First Colony Church of Christ where he assists in teaching various youth classes and is the captain of his church and city-wide basketball league teams
• Member of the Visiting Committee for the College of Business Administration for ACU (external audit committee)
• Member of the Dean’s Advisory Committee for the College of Business Administration for ACU