News release

Walker Pennington joins JLL Houston as Vice President

Pennington to further strengthen JLL’s Healthcare and Life Sciences team

April 22, 2024

Jessica Wozniak

Agency Leasing and Markets PR
+1 312 523 9994

HOUSTON, April 22, 2024 – JLL announced today that Walker Pennington will join the Healthcare & Life Sciences team as Vice President. In his new role, Pennington will focus on investment sales and tenant representation, leveraging his extensive network to drive growth and create value for clients.

"We are delighted to have Walker back on board," said Chris Wadley, Executive Managing Director, Gulf Coast Region leader for JLL’s Healthcare, Life Sciences, and Higher Education practices. "In rehiring a former team member, we reinforce not just our corporate culture but also our commitment to client service. His deep understanding of the Healthcare & Life Sciences market, coupled with his proven track record of success, make him a valuable asset to our team. We are confident that his leadership and expertise will further strengthen our position as a market leader in Texas."

Walker returns to JLL after a successful tenure at CBRE, where he spent two years honing his skills in the Healthcare & Life Sciences sector. Prior to that, he spent four years as an integral part of the JLL team, demonstrating his commitment to excellence and passion for the industry. Throughout his career, Walker has cultivated strong relationships with both local and national medical office building owners, earning a reputation for his strategic approach and ability to execute complex transactions.

Walker Pennington, JLL

"I am excited to return to JLL and be part of a team that is truly committed to excellence," added Walker. "I chose JLL for its empowering culture and the opportunity to work alongside some of the best minds in the industry. I look forward to contributing to the continued success of the Healthcare & Life Sciences team and helping our clients achieve their goals."

A proud graduate of Texas A&M University, Walker holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance. During his time at Texas A&M, he excelled both academically and athletically, playing collegiate baseball while earning his degree.

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