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Current responsibilities
Ryan Barbles is a Senior Vice President within JLL Houston’s Office Tenant Representation group. He specializes exclusively in tenant advocacy and partners with each of his clients to add value by assessing and subsequently improving the productivity, efficiency and performance of their corporate real estate portfolios.

Specialties
Tenant representation

Years of experience
13 years

Experience
During his 13 years in the commercial real estate industry, Mr. Barbles has negotiated more than 1.5 million square feet of lease transactions. His experience includes working with energy, engineering, healthcare, insurance, private equity and law firms to help each client meet their industry-specific business objectives.

Whether negotiating a built-to-suit or a headquarters relocation, Mr. Barbles seeks to be an extension of his clients’ businesses to mitigate risk, save money and maximize their profitability. His proactive and comprehensive approach to the real estate transaction process allows his clients to fully analyze, strategically select and ultimately optimize their real estate portfolios in an ever-changing marketplace.

Key clients
• Edgen Murray
• Kongsberg Oil & Gas Technologies, Inc.
• Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal USA
• Paradigm Geophysical Corp.
• Pipeco Services, Inc.
• Rooster Petroleum
• Square Mile Energy
• Tokyo Gas America
• Venari Resources

Awards
• Heavy Hitter in Office Leasing, Houston Business Journal (2015)
• Top Achiever Designation, JLL (2012, 2014, 2015, 2016)

Industry and Community Involvement
• Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo, Mutton Bustin' Captain and Grand Entry Committee Member
• Texas Tech Alumni Association, National Board of Directors

Education
• Texas Tech University, Rawls College of Business, Bachelor of Business Administration