News release

JLL Houston Announces New Head of Agency Leasing

Tyler Garrett joins firm as Managing Director at JLL Houston

February 01, 2023

Jessica Wozniak

Agency Leasing and Markets PR
+1 312 523 9994

JLL announced today that Tyler Garrett has joined the Houston office as Executive Vice President, Managing Director of Agency Leasing. With nearly two decades of experience in real estate, Garrett will lead the region’s landlord representation team with a focus on driving key initiatives to continue JLL’s growth in the market.

"We’re thrilled for Tyler to join the JLL Houston office,” said Dan Bellow, President of JLL Houston. "He’s one of the top Agency Leasing brokers in the city, and his significant real estate experience and track record of managing client relationships will be a huge asset to our clients and to our team.”

Last year, Garrett was named Houston HOLBA’s Broker of the Year for 2021 – a top honor for Agency Leasing brokers. Garrett also led one of the largest office leasing deals in 2022, representing landlord Cousins Properties in leasing 328K square feet to Apache for their new headquarters at Briarlake Plaza.

“I’m extremely excited and humbled to join JLL to lead the Agency Leading group in Houston,” said Garrett. “I’m eager to leverage the immense resources of this global brand for the betterment of our clients, and I look forward to getting to work with this team of highly respected professionals.”

Over the course of his career, Garrett has leased approximately 4 million square feet of space with a lease value of more than $1 billion. He has held positions from associate to director of leasing director of leasing at local and national commercial real estate firms. Most recently he was Senior Vice President with Transwestern. 

Garrett has also been recognized for his professional achievements, including being named a Houston Business Journal “Heavy Hitter” from 2017-2022 and a CoStar “Power Broker” for the last 5 years.

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